Archive of: Kauai, Spa & Wellness



For the Love of Lychee May-Aug 2012

For the Love of Lychee

Packing vitamins A, C, and potassium, Lychee is an exotic fruit that not only tastes good, but it's good for you as well.

Trumpets of the Sea May-Aug 2012

Trumpets of the Sea

A relative of the seahorse, trumpetfish (Aulostomus maculatus) are named for their long, thin bodies with upturned mouths. While common in waters around the Big Island, these masters of disguise can be hard to spot.

Kauai in Technicolor Jan-Apr 2012

Kauai in Technicolor

Kauai’s beaches with its picturesque setting, gentle breezes, swaying palms and the alluring sound of the rhythmic ocean create the ideal environment for anyone ready to enjoy the amazing beauty and splendor of this island paradise.

Seaweed: More Than Good Seafood Jan-Apr 2012

Seaweed: More Than Good Seafood

Seaweed is a type of algae and is believed to have existed in ocean waters for the past billion years—that’s right, over a billion years! They are primarily categorized into three distinctions: green, red, and brown algae. While the term “weeds” often makes us think of the unwanted plants we find overtaking our gardens, seaweed is in fact simpler and more primitive in structure than their dry land counterparts.

Jellyfish Jan-Apr 2012


Although conceiving ghastly reputations, there is much more to be discovered when it comes to these mysterious ocean creatures. Not only are many jellyfish harmless, science has also proved that they are more beneficial to humans than we would have ever thought possible.

Lomilomi at Halelea Spa September 2011

Lomilomi at Halelea Spa

Just as the flowing water of a mountain stream polishes the rough edges of the rocks beneath, so the strong, gentle hands of a gifted lomilomi practitioner smooth the tension from sore, travel-weary muscles

Organic Beauty September 2011

Organic Beauty

For as long as women have been cooking, they’ve been whipping up their own skin care concoctions in the kitchen. With ingredients like fresh fruit from a nearby orchard or smashed tomatoes from a local farmers market, you can make skin care potions that smell good, feel good, and do good

Get Salty September 2011

Get Salty

What’s so great about salt? Salt is salt—right? Although we usually perceive the crystal-like substance as a food additive found on the dinner table, salt is in fact one of the greatest gifts provided by nature

Coconut Health September 2011

Coconut Health

What makes coconuts so healthy? Cultures that include coconuts in their regular diet have the lowest heart disease rates in the world.

Goat's Milk Does a Body Good September 2011

Goat's Milk Does a Body Good

For some, the thought of drinking goat’s milk may sound strange, maybe even unusual. People drink goat’s milk? Believe it or not, many do! With essential vitamins and nutrients, goat’s milk is as close as you can get to a perfect, natural food