Archive of: Kauai, Local Vibe



Cruzin' Jan-Apr 2012


Cruizin', or cruisin', is amongst one of the most popular, highly used slang heard frequently throughout Hawaii. And, no wonder—it’s one word that pretty much sums up the laidback vibe here in the islands.

The Golden Bird Jan-Apr 2012

The Golden Bird

Vibrant yellow in color and small in size, the Saffron Finch can be spotted in many places throughout the islands. A native to South America, it is believed that the Saffron Finch was first introduced to Hawaii in the 1960s and has been comfortably at home in the islands ever since.

Tiki Culture September 2011

Tiki Culture

Carving is one of the oldest known art forms with documented stone specimens dating 25,000 years ago. One of the most famous is the tiki, known as ki‘i in Hawaii, large wood and stone carvings of humanoid forms deriving from the Central Eastern Polynesian cultures

Drinking the Tropics September 2011

Drinking the Tropics

Looking for a taste of Hawaii? Try the perfect tropical blend of passion fruit, orange and guava nectar for the luscious and refreshing beverage described as the very taste of the Hawaiian Islands