At the St. Regis Princeville Resort- 10 minute walk:
Two world class restaurants with views to match,
In Princeville Shopping Center- less then 5 minutes by car or 45 min walk
Tamarind- Thai and Chinese Food, Great Thai, try the red curry! Casual Food court, economical.
Federico's- Mexican, Great Mexican, try the Cevice! Casual Food court, economical.
In Hanalei town-10minutes by car:
Bar Acuda- great atmosphere, excellent food, www.restaurantbaracuda.com/
Postcard's Cafe-quaint restaurant with nice menu, www.postcardscafe.com
Bouchon- lively atmosphere, sushi and other foods
The Dolphin- has a variety of fish dish and has a great sushi bar. Nice small fish market in back.
In Kilauea-15 minutes by car:
Kilauea Fish Market- casual, economic, delicious.
Pau Hana Bakery- pastries, bread, lunches, pizza, etc.
Banana Joe's- fresh fruit and goods, frosties
Other island spots-
Living Foods Market- Beautiful market in Kukuiula Village Shopping Center, South Side. http://livingfoodskauai.com/
Beach House-Poipu 1 hr, 20minutes by car
Tidepools- Hyatt Hotel Poipu, 1hr 20min by car, great tropical atmosphere
Hukilau Lani- Kappa' a town, 30 min by car, ocean views, great food
Pali Ke Kua Beach- secluded, with natural shade. 10 minute walk down the street and down a paved path through tropical jungle.
Hide-away's beach- 10 minutes down the road and then another 5-10 min down an adventurous dirt path to a small beautiful
St. Regis Princeville Resort Beach(called Pua Poa Beach)- 20 minutes walk down the street and on the
public access path to the hotel's beach.
Hanalei Bay- 10 minutes by car. So picturesque, beautiful for long walks,
calm swimming in summer, usually waves for surfing in winter
Haena beaches- 20 minutes by car. Rugged, wild and beautiful. Park
where permissible and walk down away from the crowds
to have the beach to yourself
Anini Beach- 10 minutes by car. Calm even during the highest surf.
the Napali Coast, 20 minutes by car to the end of the road. Hike for as long
as you want along the 11 mile trail. Beautiful views, often muddy &
slippery. Don't swim at the beaches, because of dangerous currents.
Kokee State Park- so many beautiful hikes, long and short. Breathtaking views
For a wedding or party:
Kauai Tent and Party-Top of the line Rental tents and accessories, www.kauaitent.com
Princeville Ranch Adventures - just a few minutes by car offering a variety of
hiking, zipping and kayaking tours
Na Pali Coast Boat tours: RIDE THE U.F.O.! We only recommend Na Pali Coast Hanalei. http://www.napalitours.com/ (808) 826-6114 Snorkel Adventures and Sunset sightsee tours leaving from Hanalei Bay. 13 Passenger Power Catamaran is small enough to get inside the sea caves! See an abundance of wildlife; Sea Turtles, Dolphins, Whales, Tropical Fish and more...
Surf shops in Hanalei rent beginner boards or set you up with an instructor.
Hanalei Town- quite a few cute shops including surf, clothes, kids, souvenirs, etc
Princeville Shopping Center- eating court, cute shops, along with Foodland,
post office, dry cleaners, etc. The Magic Dragon is a great toys shop.
Kung Lung Center-Kilauea Town- just a small town center but cute couple of shops
Farmers Markets- all over the island on specific days,
Hanalei Saturday Market, Saturdays 9am-1:30pm
Hawaiian Farmers of Hanale'i, 5 min. out of Hanalei town, Tues. 2pm,
Kilauea Neighborhood Center,Thursday, 4:30pm
KKCR- local radio station, http://www.kkcr.org/
The Garden Island newspaper-all the local scoops, http://www.kauaiworld.com/
Kauai Explorer - great information on hiking, beaches and ocean safety, http://www.kauaiexplorer.com/