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ELEELE & PORT ALLEN

From Hawaii's largest coffee estate at Eleele, boating excursions out of Port Allen Harbor are only a 2 minute drive away.

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HANAPEPE VALLEY OVERLOOK

A remarkable panorama of a classic Hawaiian valley, much of it still planted in taro.

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SALT POND BEACH PARK

The best beach and windsurfing spot on this end of the island. Excellent swimming and snorkeling with a natural breakwater.

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SALT PONDS

Adjacent to Salt Ponds Beach Park is the site of the only functioning salt ponds in the Hawaiian Islands - where the ancient Hawaiian process of producing rock salt by evaporating seawater is still practiced.

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OLD HANAPEPE

A time-frozen still life of vintage false-front buildings housing everything from art studios to restaurants. Visit Hanapepe Profile


KAUMAKANI AREA

Home to one of the last remaining sugar plantations on Kauai.

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Popular with surfers. The beach is nicknamed "infinity" because the waves last so long. Great for sunbathing and world class sunsets.

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RUSSIAN FORT ELIZABETH (1815 - 1864)

Ruins of a star-shaped fort built under an alliance between the Russian-American Company and Kauai's King Kaumualii. The Hawaiians occupied the fort in 1817 until it was dismantled in 1864. A state historical park with a great view of Waimea Bay, Waimea River and Cook's Landing.

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WAIMEA CANYON

The "Grand Canyon of the Pacific". The canyon yawns, devouring clouds. Its colors are diffuse - raw beauty, immense and powerful.

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