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From resort updates and announcements to special travel tips and insider secrets, be the first to know the latest about Ko`a Kea Resort and all things Kaua`i here on our island blog.

Insider Travel Tips From A Local Expert

Insider Tips from our local travel expert: ...

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Best Times For Whale Watching in Kauai

The incredible rush of seeing these majestic creatures leap into the air, blowing spouts of water and slapping their enormous tails, lures locals and visitors from around the world to Kauai’s shores time and time again....

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5 Epic Proposal Ideas In Kauai

Once you’ve found your inspiration, let us know. Our on-site staff would be delighted to help you create the perfect proposal. Tell us your vision and we will help you make your dream come true. ...

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Hawaiian Summer Cocktail Recipes

Summer may be coming to an end but that doesn't mean your celebrations do. Here on the garden isle, we believe any time of year is the best time of year to enjoy a tropical cocktail....

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The Adventurer's Guide to The Garden Isle

Adventurers are always on the hunt for the unusual and exciting and crave explorations into unknown territory. Kauai is their perfect playground with famous natural beauty, dramatic landscapes and aloha spirit that invite escapades....

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Mele Kalikimaka: Our Favorite Hawaiian Holiday Traditions

There is something magical about celebrating the holidays on the Hawaiian Islands. Maybe it’s the nostalgia of Elvis’ Blue Hawaii song, or the melodies of Bing Crosbie’s Mele Kalikimaka, or the more recent feels from Netflix’s Operation Christmas Drop. ...

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Hawaiian Hair & Skincare Secrets

No matter where you look, from the lush forests to the gorgeous beaches, natural beauty abounds on the lovely island of Kauai. It’s not surprising that, for centuries, the people of the Garden Island have utilized its abundant natural resources to craft remarkably effective hair and skincare products....

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Our Favorite Kauai Natural Wonders

As Hawaii’s “Garden Isle,” Kauai is famous for exquisite surroundings. From majestic towering waterfalls to verdant canyons, emerald mountainsides to coastal blowholes, Kauai’s natural wonders are unrivaled....

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Kauai Beaches For Every Type of Traveler

Hawaii has some of the finest, most breathtaking beaches in all the world, and Kauai has more of them than any of the major islands. All of them are exquisitely picturesque, but each one has its own unique attributes that make it especially appealing to different types of travelers....

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Video Blog: Hawaiian Shave Ice

Brandon Baptiste uses his culinary training to put a new spin on shave ice at Wailua Shave Ice on the island of Kauai. ...

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5 Must Try Desserts On Kauai

One of the many indulgent pleasures of a Hawaiian getaway is delectable food. Hawaiian cuisine is a melting pot of fresh, local, tropical flavors paired, blended, and perfectly matched with influences from around the world....

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Earth Day + Mālama (Caring For) Hawaii

In an effort to inspire mindful travel, industry partners and volunteer organizations across Hawaii have come together with an initiative that encourages visitors to leave Hawaii better than when they arrived....

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The Best Places To Travel in March - Travel+ Leisure

Travel + Leisure - Kauai, known as the "Garden Isle," is the northernmost of the Hawaiian islands. Five distinct areas define the island, with Poipu, a popular beach area known for its sunnier weather, in the south....

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