Sway to Tahitian dance at Heiva I Kauai

A colorful and exciting event is swaying Kauaiians and visitors alike. Heiva I Kauai is gearing up for its 14th annual celebration of Tahitian cultural dance and competitions. Guests call the event “a wonderful and fun” way to spend a few days immersing yourself in...

30th Annual Koloa Plantation Days

It’s almost time for the island’s signature festival and this year it’s a milestone celebration. The 30th annual Koloa Plantation Days runs from July 17­-26 and there’s something for everyone each day of the event. Every July, the festival...

Fourth of July Kauaiian Style

Celebrating our country’s independence on the beautiful island of Kauai is an observance that isn’t like any other. The annual Fourth of July celebration on the sunny west side is a time to bring family and friends together to honor the men, women, and families...

Experience Fresh Island Food at Kauai Farmers Markets

Spending some time immersed in the farmers’ markets on Kauai is one of the best ways to take in the flavors and colors our plentiful Garden Isle has to offer. You can find a farmers’ market on Kauai every day of the week, thanks to the island’s ideal weather and...

The Ultimate Sunday Brunch: Taste of Hawaii

Gourmet goods, food trucks, locally grown organic produce, wine, microbrewed beer. Are your taste buds tingling yet? All of that and so much more are on the menu for this year’s Taste of Hawaii. Foodies call the event “the best on Kauai” and this year it takes...

Pedal to the Meadow on Kauai

The official bicycle hill climb race of Kauai – Pedal to the Meadow – gears up for riders on May 24 at 8 a.m. Riders begin on the hot and dry west side of the island, climbing along the rim of Waimea Canyon, up to the cool and wet Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow in Kokee State...

Secret Falls: One of Kauai’s Best Waterfalls

If your heart screams for adventure, trekking to Secret Falls could be just the trip you’re looking for. Getting to Secret Falls – also called Sacred Falls – requires a paddle and good hiking shoes, plus about two hours of time allotted each way. Begin your...

Ultimate Kauai Snorkel & Cruise Adventure

To capture all of the beauty our incredible island has to offer, the Koloa Landing staff think it’s a must for you to get on a boat and get in the water. Snorkel and cruise adventures are less than $200 per person. They take you on a half-day journey, where...

Hiking the epic Kalalau Trail

Life-altering, death-defying, surreal, and spectacular: Those are just a few of the words people use to describe their experience, after hiking the Kalalau Trail. The Kalalau Trail is the only land access to the majestic Napali Coast State Park, where emerald valleys...

Seal spotting on Kauai’s South Shore

One of the most critically endangered marine mammals on earth, the Hawaiian Monk Seal, can be seen on the beaches of Kauai. And, peak birthing season for monk seals is right around the corner. Despite 2014 being a banner year for pup births, with five being born on...