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Best things to do in Kauai County

Bar
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“Open since 1963 this family owned bar and restaurant is a fun stop with good local live music nightly from 6 to 9 pm. We like to eat at AMA or BarAcuda and walk across the street after dinner for a drink and some music.”
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Lounge
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“Neighborhood bar and restaurant. Live Music from 6-9PM. Open air . with scenic view. ”
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Natural Feature
“Beautiful, crescent shaped bay. Ideal for walking the beach, playing in the water, swimming in the bay, surfing, paddling and enjoying”
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Pier
“Hanalei Pier is located at the mouth of the Hanalei River. This section of beach fronts Black Pot Beach Park, a popular camping area for local families. There is a small boat ramp where you can launch kayaks to paddle the Hanalei River. Hanalei Pier has been used in numerous films including Bird of Paradise (1950) and The Wackiest Ship in the Army (1960). The beach on either side of the pier was the principal filming location for most of the beach scenes in South Pacific (1957). The Hanalei Pier was originally built of wood in 1892 and used to unload goods that arrived in Hanalei Bay by ship. In 1921 the wooden deck was replaced with concrete and the pier was extended. A shed roof was first built at the end of Hanalei Pier in the 1940s. Today Hanalei Pier is a popular gathering place for local fisherman. Tourists and locals gather to watch the surf and the sunset and the keiki "children" take great pleasure using the pier as a launching pad into Hanalei. ”
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Malerischer Ausblick
“Gorgeous Canyon with beautiful scenery, views and colors. Lots of hiking options for all abilities”
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Warehouse Store
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“You must be a Costco member to shop here. Great for sunscreen*, food in bulk, libations, prescriptions, etc. Non-Costco members are able to eat at their outdoor food court. You can get a hotdog and soda combo for under $2.00! *Please buy sunscreen marked “Reef Safe.” ”
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Beach
“A beautiful lava pool! Please only visit if you are able-bodied and not during the winter months due to rough shore break! Please be careful when using this trail and pool access.”
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Park
“It's the Grand Canyon of the Pacific! Our favorite hike there is to Waipoo Falls, along the Canyon Trail, where you are in the canyon, with amazing views, and can swim in a small waterfall pond, and stand at the top of Waipoo Falls, a cascading 800 foot waterfall.”
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Café
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“Great coffee, bowls, pastries, and hot breakfast sandwiches. Hip local vibe. Check out the attached clothing boutique, too”
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Tapas-Restaurant
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“Amazing small plates of local ingredients sure to satisfy even the most sophisticated palate. ”
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Hawaiianisches Restaurant
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“Good Happy Hour menu and drink specials. Lunches are also good with a great beach front location. We particularly like their fish tacos served at lunch and their daily grilled cheese special is worth a try. ”
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Amerikanisches Restaurant
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“Fine dining at it's greatest. Wonderful food and atmosphere. On the resort property.”
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Natural Feature
“Anini beach is a narrow reef protected beach that stretches for over 2 miles. The reef off of Anini is said to be the largest in Hawaii and as a result Anini Beach has the calmest ocean conditions on the North Shore and is one of the few beaches that can offer swimming during large winter waves. Always be aware that channels in the reef may have strong rip currents so try to snorkel and swim in the inside sections of the reef close to the shore. Facilities are available but there is no Lifeguard.”
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Grocery or Supermarket
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“Safeway a great grocery store for those who need a great late night Ice cream, or pickup a movie from the local red box. Has a local deli- bakery & more.”
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Minigolf
“I am in the green. Wind 5mph to the east. Slight 10-degree angle downhill. Now, maybe if I just ricochet this off the cave wall hard enough… Located in Kilauea on the North Shore is Kauai Miniature Golf and Botanical Garden. It is the only mini golf course on the island. For those that have yet to test their putting game in this 18-hole course, there will undoubtedly be preconceived notions of mini golf being somewhat of a wacky carnival experience. Instead, you find yourself surrounded by greenery. As you make your way through the 18 holes you receive an introductory course on the diverse history of the islands. Visitors will learn about the Polynesian discovery of the islands, indigenous gardens containing endangered species, Zen gardens showcasing the influence of the Japanese and Chinese during the plantation period, and some insight on the plantation town that was alive and thriving in Kilauea in the late 1800’s. Do not let the garden scenery discount the fun of this course. You begin the first hole with a simple, short, straight line putt. Easy enough, right? Well, as you progress so does the difficulty. Add ponds, curves, elevations, and obstructions that will test one’s shot creativity. Take hole 16, for example. The path bends left with a dip, but there is also a small log tunnel that creates a straight shot to the hole. From personal experience, if you’re going to “Shooter McGavin” your way through that shortcut, don’t be bashful with it. You don’t want your ball stuck in the tunnel, especially now that your friend knows exactly what not do and reminds you of the losing bet you made at the start of the game. The entire course is fit for every one of all ages and skill levels. Bring a friend, a date, even your family. It’s first come, first served, so no time to waste. Be prepared to fish your ball out the water. Trust me. ”
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Natural Feature
“This is by far my favorite Beach on the island, good thing it's a 3 minute drive from our island home. Swim, snorkel, watch the honu (green sea turtles) in the water or sunning themselves on the beach. The honu will be sharing beach space with the highly endangered Hawaiian monk seals that seem to enjoy Poipu Beach frequently. Waves permitting, you can go out and explore the tombolo, a small islet that is occassionally accessible by land bridge. Next door to Poipu is Brenneke's Beach which is used exclusively for boogie boarding.”
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