Where to Find Gear on Kauai

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Of all the islands, Kauai may be the hottest spot for recreation. Rather than lugging all of your snorkel, biking, swimming, hiking gear across the ocean, let the Garden Island take care of it for you! Renting gear is the Continue reading Where to Find Gear on Kauai

Beach Review: Kalapaki Beach – the perfect balance of sport and leisure

One of the biggest issues that my lady seal and I face when planning swimming excursions for the little pups is how to keep all of them entertained. As they grow, they are interested in different activities and different levels Continue reading Beach Review: Kalapaki Beach – the perfect balance of sport and leisure

Beach Review: Lumahai – Dangerous Beauty

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The “Mrs.” and I are always encouraging our seal puppies to play in waves – “Go! Swim! Explore!” But sometimes, we have to remind them that, while some waves can be used as play things, others are only for watching. Continue reading Beach Review: Lumahai – Dangerous Beauty

Beach Review: Tunnels Beach – Something for Everyone

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As a vacation planner, it can be hard to please everyone in your party – especially when that party consists of children, teenagers, AND adults. Trust me, my wife and I have a hard time keeping all our junior seals Continue reading Beach Review: Tunnels Beach – Something for Everyone

Surfing Lessons: A Family That Surfs Together Stays Together

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As a monk seal residing in Poipu Beach, I’ve seen my fair share of surfers – novices all the way to professionals, and boy does it look fun! Surfing is a characteristically Hawaiian sport that interests people of all ages Continue reading Surfing Lessons: A Family That Surfs Together Stays Together

Beach Review: Hanalei Beach – a Family Destination

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Searching for another family-friendly beach in Kauai? Look no further than the north shore’s vast Hanalei Bay – it’s just the ticket. A large coral protects this enormous bay, creating perfect conditions for surfing, boogie boarding, paddling, and kayaking. While Continue reading Beach Review: Hanalei Beach – a Family Destination

Family Friendly Beach Days in Kauai

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As a Poipu Seal, I’ll be the first one to tell you that beaches are a blast! Sun, sand, waves – the perfect combination for vacation fun on beautiful Kauai. Still, not all beaches are created equal. While some beaches Continue reading Family Friendly Beach Days in Kauai

Introducing The Poipu Beach Seal

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Aloha, my name is The Poipu Beach Seal.  I’m a Hawaiian monk seal, and I live in the warm, sunny waters off the south coast of Kauai, the northernmost island in the Hawaiian chain.  Kauai is also the oldest of Continue reading Introducing The Poipu Beach Seal