Hanalei

Hanalei Travel Guide

Articles about Hanalei

By Andrew McCarthy
“I thought you’d like to sit out here, so you can watch the traffic go by,” Auntie Rose suggests, offering me a chair. “Thanks, Auntie. But do you mind if I sit over on this side and look at the mountains?” She smiles, shrugs, and turns to go. I...
By Erik Torkells
Saturday To: wtorkells@hotmail.com From: etorkells@yahoo.com Dear Dad, A quick note from the airport—before the Xanax kicks in—to say I'm sorry you couldn't come with Mom and me. But you did just have that 60th-birthday fishing trip to Montana, ...

Restaurants in Hanalei

Set on the bank of the Hanalei River, this celebrated seafood restaurant serves fresh local fish at riverside tables shaded by bright blue umbrellas. Seating is also available in the open-air dining room, which is furnished with exposed wood and fishing nets.

Things to do in Hanalei

For a funky, homegrown look into the Hawaii of yesteryear, the Tahiti Nui in the beachside hamlet of Hanalei is the real thing. The unpretentious bar-restaurant caters to the locals, and it was the first watering hole to open up on Kauai’s north shore a half-century ago.