Kauai Health & Vacation Guide
journey opens to Kaua'i.
Loving is my thought for my aikane,
My bosom friend--
Hopoe---my sweet-scented hala.
Far will we go;
Broad is the land;
Perhaps Kauai is the end."- Hi'iaka
Pele's younger sister is attributed to bringing Lohiau the young
chief of Kauai, back to life with her healing powers and her love,
when he is twice killed by jealous Pele.
has a legendary history of being a place for healers and healing.
Kauai as an island community has healed from two hurricanes in the
past 20 years. Kauai residents are proud of their Unconquored Kingdom
home. Kauaians continue to demonstrate an independent streak that
sets this island apart from the rest of the Hawaiian islands.
addition to approximately 50,000 people and hosting over a million
visitors a year, Kauai is also home to a small population of endangered
Monk Seals and a winter residence for Golden Plovers and Hump Back
Whales commuting down by air and sea from Alaska. The Kileauea Light
House & Bird Sanctuary is one of the best places in the state
to see Albatross, Shearwaters and other migratory sea birds nesting.
Kokee's forests provide rare habitat to native endangered forest
dwelling birds. On both the South and NOrth Shores, The National
Tropical Botanical Garden houses and propogates exotic, tropical
and endangered plant species.
healers have also made Kauai home and offer their practices and
healing arts to both visitors and residents. Along with the whales,
world leaders, teachers, artists and writers come here to rest and
rejuvenate and be re-inspired. Kauai is a great place to combine
taking a personal growth workshop with a vacation.
beauty is world renowned for kayaking, hiking and beautiful beaches,
and perhaps it is the enticing playful quality of being outside
in nature's mana that makes Kauai a unique Health and Wellness destination.
is a small island, with fewer than 50 miles of paved road and less
then 50,000 residents. Kauaians juggle with the challenges of sustainable
approach to economic growth and tourism and problems such as trash
landfills and beach access. Bike paths and community playgrounds
are often discussed with passion. More
fully appreciate Kauai, savvy visitors allow time to feel part of
the Ohana (family) of this island. Kauai is a good place to turn
off the TV and reconnect with yourself and simple pleasures. It
is not uncommon for visitors to participate in beach clean up days,
drop in and soak up a free slack key music concert, shop at the
local farmer's market for fresh produce or flowers, attend a local
church service, take a workshop, volunteer at a botanical garden,
watching a community play or find themselves involved in a community
project like the Kokee annual bird count during their stay. Perhaps
contributing to Kauai is part of the "magic" healing process
at work here too.
feel free to "adapt" Kauai while you are here, and take
care of the 'aina as if the island were a rare treasure or beloved
Kauai Health Guide can help you locate medical facilities, massage
therapists, unique accommodations, kayak rentals, locate current
events, introduce you to the health practitioners and a wide array
of healing techniques and provide a safety guide to hiking and ocean
sports activities on Kauai.
Kauai Health Guide is partially sponsored by grants from the Kauai
Office of Economic Development and the HTA.
Kauai Events Calendar
Plan ahead, or find out
what's happening on the Garden Island today: Music, Workshops
& Classes, Family Events, Sports, Festivals, Exhibits,
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