Rum Fire Restaurant in Poipu Kauai

Kauai Dining Guide

The Sheraton Hotel recently emerged from an extensive renovation this year. They upgraded their rooms on the Ocean side of the property and they reconfigured and renamed their ocean front restaurant. The newest restaurant in Poipu is called RumFire. It is located only steps from our Kauai rentals in Poipu so it is an amenity that is only steps from our home. Prior to this evening, eating at the Sheraton Hotel always came with regrets. In four previous visits in the past 25 years. I would walk away promising never to return. There are few places where the kitchen and the service competed for worst dining experience. … [Read more...]

An Insider’s Guide When Visiting Poipu Kauai

The wine shop in Kauai

Knowing a few local tips makes the travel experience a great deal more enjoyable, and heck its fun sharing a great find with friends. Here are a few insider tips while visiting Poipu that I share with our guests at our Kauai vacation rentals. The Wine Shop This friendly and inviting old world style emporium of wine and spirits prides itself on stocking great wines from boutique vineyards around the world. Whatever your having for dinner they have great ideas to compliment the meal. Just going to the beach for the afternoon? Their beer offerings will delight and surprise the most jaundiced suds enthusiast. … [Read more...]

Best Restaurants in Kauai | Where To Eat In Poipu

Tapa's Bar and Grill in Poipu

Produce a list of the best restaurants in Kauai and it will be received with skepticism by local residents who will defend their favorites with the aplomb of a preacher. Not surprisingly, where to eat in Poipu is a question most often asked by guests at our Kauai vacation rentals. I respond with, do you want something simple? Do you like fish? Or, is an ocean view important? This produces a blank stare and I soon realize I've asked too many questions to someone who has just arrived following a 6 hour flight. We completely understand the fuzziness and to help you decide where to eat in Poipu, here is our list of the … [Read more...]

Prince Kuhio Celebration | Events Schedule 2012

In Honor of the Gentleman Price

The Prince Kuhio Celebration is just days away beginning on March 11, 2012. The celebration has expanded this year to 14 days of entertainment and great things to do in the Poipu Beach area. Here is our events schedule for your convenience: Pacific International Free Diving and Spearfishing Championships Sunday March 11 through Friday March 16, 2012 This event is new this year. Kauai will host teams from Australia, New Zealand, Guam, New Caledonia, and Tahiti. Catch the Awards Banquet at Joe's on the Green on Friday March 16 at 5pm Prince Kuhio Rodeo Sunday March 18 at CJM Stables at 10am This popular event … [Read more...]

Best Places Kauai | Thanksgiving Hawaiian Style

Visit Hanalei it is a great romantic anniversary idea

One of the best places in Kauai to eat is at my neighbors house on Thanksgiving Day. Close to our Kauai vacation rentals, we can roll into the front yard, park the truck, and you will be treated to a Hawaiian feast. No matter what time you arrive, you will be on time, from noon till 5pm the food flows. For those of us not from Hawaii, we recall our first Hawaiian feast on this mainland holiday, celebrating the generosity of native peoples to the first immigrants from Europe. While this historical act may have been lost in today's culture, to the Hawaiians it is a chance to connect with the land, with family, and … [Read more...]

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