Japanese immigrants built 88 miniature shrines here over 100 years ago. It is now one of the oldest Buddhist temple sites in the USA.
Kauai Life and History
The best of Kauai life includes finding a Hawaiian Monk Seal on our Kauai beaches. See our latest post about this endangered mammal and ways that you can help protect it on your Kauai vacation.
With tropical greens and magnificent ocean vistas, a visit to the Allerton Garden and McBryde Garden is a walk through paradise. Located near our Poipu vacation rentals, this is where Queen Emma had her summer cottage and notables like Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis came to stay.
Enjoy more time at your favorite Kauai beaches and spend less time driving when you read our Kauai tips. We have also included a Kauai map with distances between points and our scenic road recommendations.
A short distance from our South Shore Kauai vacation rentals and Poipu Resorts is the historic and enchanting community of Old Koloa Town. Our Kauai video captures much of its mid-1800’s charm with Western style buildings that date back to the sugar plantation era.
Close to Princeville Resort is the historic Kilauea Lighthouse and its National Wildlife Refuge. Stay at our Kauai vacation rentals nearby and enjoy the panoramic ocean views and wildlife viewing,
Help children on Kauai this holiday season when you book your next Kauai vacation rental between December 1-15. A percentage of our gross sales revenue in the first fifteen days of December will be donated to the Kauai Branch of the Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii.
Read five ways to enjoy Hawaii coconuts on your Kauai vacation. You may find one of 80 varieties at our Kauai vacation rentals or Kauai resorts. The tropical flavor highlights many of our Kauai foods and has a rich Hawaiian cultural history.
See a true Hawaiian local on your Kauai vacation rental stay. Our green sea turtles are older than the islands and have place of honor. Watch these graceful swimmers in today’s Kauai video and read our Kauai snorkeling suggestions.
Experience award winning Kauai dining at The Beach House Kauai with a new lunch menu and upgraded interior. Close to our Kauai vacation rentals at Poipu and on the road to Spouting Horn, this romantic Kauai beach restaurant offers the best of Kauai.
Look for and protect Hawaiian Monk Seals on your Kauai vacation. These endangered mammals are seen often on Kauai beaches. Read ways to protect them with our top ten suggestions.
During his Kauai vacation rental stay, photographer Alan Palermo captured the rugged beauty of the Na Pali Coast. His portfolio includes more fine art including Kauai beaches like Hanakapiai featured here on North Shore Kauai.
Join your host JP Parrish as he takes you to his hidden gems along the Poipu Beach coastline and to timeless Kauai beaches with ocean activities for the entire family to enjoy. South Shore Kauai offers a wealth of things to do on your Kauai vacation. Whether it is exploring the area’s natural beauty, cultivating […]