Kauai Things to Do for 2014 Fourth of July

Fourth of July on Kauai

The Fourth of July is a favorite holiday on Kauai, with special events and several fireworks shows. The two biggest event are listed here. After last year’s cancellation due to federal budget politics, Kauai’s military base, the Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, returns this year with America’s Most West Freedom Fest, Thursday, July 3rd… Read More

The Kauai Marathon 2014 – Stay at the Finish Line

Kauai Marathon 2014

The Kauai Marathon is one of Kauai’s biggest events. While the main race itself starts at 6:00 am on Sunday, August 31st, the celebration begins Friday. If you are planning to participate or even just watch, what better place to stay than right at the finish line? Imagine after your run, walking to your condo and… Read More

Interview with Hawaiian Salt Clothing at The Shops at Kukui`ula in Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii

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Hawaiian Salt Clothing is an art inspired clothing and accessory store that has something for the local and the visitor. This interview is a part of an ongoing series with Buff Toulon, manager of Poipu Kapili Resort Condos, interviewing Poipu area businesses. Enjoy. What Poipu business would you like to see us cover next? Let… Read More

Poipu Kapili Employee Health Day

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On April 25th, Poipu Kapili Resort hosted an Employee Health Day for the entire staff. Here are some clips of the fun! Dustin Dillberg from Pain Free Kauai lead us in some fun exercises to help us get healthier. We had a healthy lunch from Ron’s Deli in Koloa and made green drinks. We gave… Read More

Poipu Sunsets and The Wall

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Walk across the street from Poipu Kapili and you’ll be at “The Wall.” It’s a nickname for the rock wall along the water that people  like to gather at to watch sunsets. You see, Poipu sunsets are considered some of the most beautiful on the planet. Visitors and locals alike will sit on The Wall,… Read More

Jurassic Park 3D

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Did you know that Jurassic Park was filmed mostly on Kauai? Now they are releasing a 3D version! Be sure to watch it and look for Kauai locations you can point out. Here are a few scenes filmed on Kauai: Here is a great site that outlines where each scene was filmed. Another site with… Read More

The Humpback Whales are All Around Kauai

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It’s whale season on Kauai and this one it turning out to be dramatic! All over Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, etc., are photos of breaching, slapping, spouts and boat close-ups. Here are a few to enjoy from the various boat tour companies on Kauai. Click the photos to go to the original postings. Blue Dolphin Charters… Read More

Christmas on Kauai

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One of the questions we hear often from our guests who don’t visit in December is, “do you celebrate Christmas on Kauai?” The answer is, we sure do! Even though we don’t have snow, Kauai becomes a holiday wonderland with lights in downtown Lihue, on peoples’ houses, and even at the Kukui Grove Center mall…. Read More

New Poipu Kapili Resort Condos Video Tour

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We created a new promotional video. It’s a little more than two minutes long. Enjoy! [media url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJlboEQKJFQ" width="600" height="400"]

Know your Hawaiian menu: Kalua, imu and puaʻa

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Have you ever seen Kalua Pork on a Kauai menu? Sometimes it’s listed as Kalua Pig or even Kalua Puaʻa. It’s a favorite of locals and visitors alike, and a central part of a good luau menu. When I first saw Kalua Pork on a menu, I thought Kalua was a place, so I thought… Read More

The Kilauea Lighthouse – historic beauty on a wildlife refuge

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Kauai has many natural beauties, but one of the most famous views is that of the Kilauea Lighthouse. Pronounced kill-aw-ay-ah, the lighthouse is situated on the northernmost point of the Garden Island. Instead of repeating all the historical details, which can be found on hundreds of sites, we’ll give the link below and then just… Read More

September 2012 Under Construction Special Rates

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This September 1st through October 19th is maintenance time at Poipu Kapili. We are

Catamaran for Two Contest – Six Ways to Enter

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The three most popular activities, the “must do’s” of visiting Kauai, are boat tour, helicopter tour, and a luau. This contest is for a Na Pali Sunset Dinner Cruise Tour for two from Kauai Sea Tours – an award winning boat tour company operating for over 25 years on Kauai. And you have SIX WAYS TO… Read More

Waimea Canyon

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No trip to Kauai is complete without a visit to Waimea Canyon, on the west side of the island. Known as

Independence Day on Kauai

Kauai Hospice and King Auto Center present the 23rd Annual Fouth of July Concert in The Sky

People often ask us if we celebrate Independence Day on Kauai. Yes we do, and we have a great time doing it! Visitors are as welcome to our celebrations as locals, so come join us with fireworks, food and fun throughout the island. There are many area events, but the two big events are July… Read More

Kauai Travel Tips From Our Facebook Fans

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We posted a simple question on Facebook: “Do you have any great tips for travelers to Poipu? Like what to pack, what to see, where to eat?” We had a great response so we posted the tips below. Below the tips are some comments about referenced locations. To see the original Facebook post and comments,… Read More

15% Off Nightly Rates with our Summer Splash Special

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Act quick to get our 15% OFF Summer Splash Special. Book a condo by June 30th for any time through August 31st and get 15% off our nightly rates in select condos. * Four (4) nights minimum stay. Must book by midnight June 30th, 2012 for rental up to and including August 31st, 2012. No… Read More

Celebrate 5,000 Facebook Fans with Us

Poipu Kapili Passes 5,000 Facebook Fans

We’ve reached 5,000 Facebook Fans and we’re celebrating with a Sweepstakes! Enter the Poipu Kapili Choose-Your-Prize Sweepstakes here.  

Poipu Photo Contest

Poipu Photo Contest

Do you have a Poipu photo you took that you are proud of? Does it bring you right back to Poipu when you look at it? We have begun a Poipu Photo Contest for our Facebook fans to submit and vote on the best photos taken in and around Poipu. The top vote-getters will receive… Read More