While small on the outside, the Kauai Museum has a large collection inside showcasing the rich history of Kauai and Ni`ihau. Pictured here is the museum’s first collection of artifacts donated in 1938 from the Lawai Kai home of Alexander McBryde. His estate later became known as the famous McBryde and Allerton Garden near Poipu […]
Kauai Life and HistoryThe 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.
Choose your crust, topping and cheese. It’s time for the Parrish Kauai pizza challenge. We sent our team around the island to report on the best they could find. Now we’re asking all of our Kauai vacation rental guests to join our challenge. On your next trip to the Garden Island, sample from our list […]
We have an exciting event waiting for you in July when you stay at our Kauai vacation rentals. It’s your personal invite to our Parrish Kauai Happy Hour. We’ll be hosting this weekly event at the newest island hot spot Tortilla Republic. Located at the classic Shops at Kukuiula, it’s become one of the trendiest […]
When you consider all the fantastic Kauai dining choices available for lunch, there’s no better location to choose from than at the beach. Whether it’s enjoying a picnic under a palm tree like in the picture above, or dining at many of our Kauai top restaurants, you can’t go wrong with an oceanfront view served […]
Next time you drive the famous Tree Tunnel, the clean roadside appearance you see is because of volunteers like Cynthia Kaiminaauao from our Reservations Department. For the last three years she has volunteered with her family to make the highway look beautiful for Kauai events like Koloa Plantation Days and Kauai Marathon. You can read […]
The one lane Hanalei Bridge is a nostalgic and much loved entry into the quaint town of Hanalei and the often celebrated Hanalei Bay. One of Kauai’s most recognizable man-made landmarks, the original 113 foot American made through-truss steel bridge would be celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. It was built in 1912, the same […]
Even though Kauai has one of the wettest spots on earth at Mount Waialeale, most days are filled with sunshine. Kauai has seven main micro-climates ranging from the lush interior regions to a more arid Westside. Mount Waialeale at an elevation of 5,148 feet is the center of Kauai’s unspoiled interior and is a tropical […]
Tortilla Republic recently opened near our Poipu Beach Collection in the Shops at Kukui`ula. I’ve become a big fan of its cool vibe and sophisticated flavors served up with a fresh island twist. Being that Tortilla Republic has become one of the trendiest spots for Kauai dining, it was the perfect choice for our recent staff […]
Are you excited to see The Descendants starring George Clooney? I am but I’ll have to wait. Even though the movie was filmed close to our Hanalei vacation rentals, it’s playing everywhere across the country except here. If you’ve had a chance to see the movie, tell me your favorite scenes. I plan to write about the locations […]
Only ten minutes west of our Poipu vacation rentals is the quaint upcountry town of Kalaheo. There you’ll find fabulous food and home cooking at the Kalaheo Cafe and Coffee Company. This neighborhood gem uses local ingredients whenever possible and their coffee is estate roasted here on Kauai. I recommend going early for fresh pastries that sell out […]
“In Shades of Green,” a new CD with Hawaiian music and Celtic influences, has close ties to our Kauai vacation rentals. The vocalist, musician and composer is the talented Madeleine Brandli who owns House of The Cherished Seacoast managed by Parrish Kauai. If you watched our Kauai wedding video you heard Madeleine’s beautiful voice in the […]
Five helpful tips for first time visitors to Kauai looking for the right location.