Looking for a solid gym and good selection of classes at a reasonable cost? Look no further than Kauai Athletic Club. KAC has two locations, their first facility in Lihue and their most recent … [Read More]
The last night of the annual Obon Festival on Kauai was a beautiful Toro Nagashi ceremony Sunday evening, August 6th at Kukuiula Small Boat Harbor.
The traditional Japanese ceremony was presided over by Reverend Kosen Ishikawa from the Buddhist Koloa Jodo Mission.
Toro means lantern in Japanese and "nagashi" means flowing. Toro Nagashi is written like this in Japanese:
Five volunteers swam the flotilla of lanterns out past the break at the harbor. (All paddlers that use this harbor are familiar with the challenges of negotiating past this surf break). From there the procession … [Read More...]
About Our Best of Kauai
We bought our house in Kauai in 2004. We fell in love with Kauai stopping off between Japan and the US mainland. Friends, acquaintances and friends of friends ask for our recommendations for Kauai. … [Read More]
Kauai Photos by Ray Gordon
Ray's photographs have been exhibited in the USA as well as Japan, and have been featured in many books and magazines. He finds Kauai's beauty astounding and the potential subjects inexhaustible. … [Read More]
Film and TV Shot on Kauai
Sunday November 20, CBS Sunday Morning featured a story about the superfood, turmeric. There are many great reasons to live on Kauai. Ability to grow your own turmeric is one of them.
Phil and … [Read More]