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Whale Watching Season

The yearly return of humpback whales to Hawaiʻi is a much anticipated splash into a new season! Humpback whales or koholā return to the warm waters of Hawaiʻi each year between October and May, with peak season from December to April. The breaching playful whales join us daily on tours enjoying their winter of mating…

The Niʻihau Incident

When the attack on Pearl Harbor crash-landed on Hawaiʻi’s forbidden island December 7th, “a day that will live in infamy.” As we know, America’s involvement in World War 2 came as a result of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. There are many stories from that day as bombs rained down on American soil. However,…

Farmers Markets on Kauaʻi

Eat Local at Kauaʻi Farmers Markets Images by Kit Furderer / Slow Island Co. Taste-test local flavors weekly with farm-fresh produce grown right here on Kauaʻi  The variety of organic produce grown on Kauaʻi makes farm-to-table dining options an exquisite experience. However, if you’re looking to browse the Garden Island’s bounty yourself, there is no…

Nāpali Wedding for the Win

Kauaʻi Destination Wedding Activity Ideas to Entertain Your Guests photo by ALEXISQPHOTO Everything is falling perfectly into place! First, and most importantly, you #popthequestion, and your significant other says, “Yes!” (Cheehoo!). Now, you are in full-swing wedding mode, making all the plans for the Kauaʻi Destination Wedding of your dreams! #kauaidestinationwedding Weddings far from home…

The Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal

It’s a beautiful day on Kauaʻi, and you are at the beach where the warm sun sits high in a clear blue sky. Big, fluffy clouds occasionally roll through, clearing your mind and soothing your soul. Your worries begin slipping away as you sink into the soft embrace of the golden sand. The tropical air…

Best Pools on Kauaʻi

It’s a hot, humid day on Kauaʻi, and the bright orange sun shines something fiery and fierce: a real scorcher. As we near the end of summer, the sun comes out in all its glory, beaming down with high heat and intensity, a steamy end-of-the-show encore of epic proportions. As temperatures steadily rise throughout the…

Top Award-Winning Hollywood Movies Filmed on Kauaʻi

It is a well-known and widely accepted fact that Kauaʻi is one of the most beautiful places on Earth (we may be a bit biased here) and has stunning, take-your-breath-away views to offer most everyoneʻs aesthetic taste. From dramatically-carved rocky mountains studded with emerald green trees, to dense tropical forests brimming with colorful folilage and…

Holo Holo Gives Back

As a company that prides themselves on doing things pono, we make every effort to invest in our community as well as our valued team. With the ocean as our office, our team members are committed to preserving and protecting the Pacific ecosystem. We know better than most that conserving our natural resources is imperative…

Holo Holo’s Sustainable Reusable Souvenir Cup Giveaway

YOU are invited to share in the FUN as we Holo Holo the globe together! #GOHOLOHOLO What’s better than sailing the deep blue Pacific Ocean aboard one of Holo Holo Charter’s dreamy catamarans, with the majestic Nāpali Coast as your backdrop, crystal clear waterfalls meandering down rocky cliffs, enjoying unforgettable views, delicious, locally-sourced food and…

Kauaʻi Farm-to-Table Experiences You Won’t Want to Miss

On the Garden Island, you will be hard-pressed to find a local eatery that doesn’t utilize locally-grown produce. However, there are some tastings and tours that go above and beyond, immersing guests on a culinary journey that is authentically Hawaiian. Here are 5 spots to enjoy farm-to-table, island style! 1 Kitchen at 1 Hotel at…

The Legend of Spouting Horn

If you visit the southside of Kauaʻi one of  your stops will surely be world-famous Poiʻpū Beach, known for its monk seal sightings, playful sea turtles, and gorgeous beachfront. Just west of Poiʻpū you’ll find the Kukuiʻula Boat Harbor – popular for family beach days or sunset picnicking. As the road narrows along the coast,…

Travel for Teens

Redefining meaningful tourism, this programming for teens is broadening horizons in more ways than one. We recently had the pleasure of hosting a group from Travel for Teens for their third private tour with us at Holo Holo, and we couldn’t wait to share their program with you. With “authentic travel” as their motto, the…