Tag: Kauai

  • Travel Tuesday: Making Friends on Your Trip

    “I sit at the Seaview Terrace at Kauai’s Grand Hyatt hotel, Kauai coffee in hand, waiting for the sun to rise. The sounds of birds and nearby waves create the symphony of the morning. I think about the previous day, where whale spouts dotted the horizon, as breaching whales delighted me and the other guests…

  • Travel Tuesday: The Sounds of a Kauai Sunrise

    Maka’ala ke kanaka kahea manu. Translation: A man who calls birds should always be alert. It is said that the Hawaiian alii (chiefs) wore beautiful capes and headdresses crafted by weaving in thousands of tiny feathers. In Proverbs of Hawaii, the explanation goes thus: “The Kanaka kahea manu, the bird-catcher, would imitate bird-calls to attract…