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Outrigger Waipouli Beach Resort Adds New Restaurant and Spa
A new restaurant and spa can be enjoyed at the Outrigger Waipouli Beach Resort. The Oasis on the Beach Restaurant features dishes created by Chef Zack Sato that are made exclusively with organic ingredients, 80 percent of which are locally grown. Spa by the Sea is a new full-service spa with an extensive array of organic treatments. Guests can enjoy unique-to-Hawaii spa options like the volcanic clay facial or a noni body wrap.
Josselin’s Tapas Bar & Grill Opens in Po‘ipü
Jean-Marie Josselin, one of the 12 original Hawaii Regional Cuisine chefs, has opened his newest restaurant, Josselin’s Tapas Bar & Grill, at the new Kukui‘ula Village in Po‘ipü. Josselin’s new menu features a mix of country French, seasonal Provencal and Asian dishes. Call 808-742-7117.
Kayak Kauai Now Offers Stand Up Paddling Lessons
Kayak Kauai has added stand-up paddle boarding lessons and rentals in Hanalei. Kauai regulars Pierce Brosnan and Jennifer Aniston are two of the celebrities that have been spotted enjoying stand-up paddle boarding while on island. www.kayakkauai.com
New Combo Adventure Tour at Princeville Ranch Adventures
Princeville Ranch Adventures is Hawaii’s first tour provider to combine horseback riding and ziplining. Starting in June, the outfitter will offer a three-hour scenic tour of Kauai in which guests ride horseback for 30 minutes, then zip across three lines through a forest, before ending with another 30-minute horseback ride over open fields. www.adventureskauai.com
Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa Receives Accolade
The Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa recently earned the State of Hawaii's Green Business Award recognizing the efforts made to promote sustainability and cut down on energy consumption and waste.
Köloa Rum Wins Three Medals in International Competition
Köloa Rum Company recently won three medals at the 5th Annual Polished Palate International Rum Competition in Florida. Located at Kilohana Plantation in Lïhu‘e and Kauai’s first commercial rum company, Köloa Rum earned silver medals for its Gold Hawaiian Rum and Dark Hawaiian Rum, and a bronze medal for its White Hawaiian Rum. www.KoloaRum.com