Things to do
Just a few minutes from the Kauai Palms Hotel is the visitor destination of Nawiliwili and Kalapaki Bay. Enjoy a trip to see the Menehune Fish Ponds or enjoy the white sands of Kalapaki beach – perfect for swimming, sunning and beach combing. Kauai Lagoons, contains 40 acres of freshwater lagoons, a wildlife sanctuary and hosts two Jack Nicklaus-designed 18-hole golf courses.
Hulē‘ia National Wildlife Refuge
Hulē‘ia National Wildlife Refuge lies adjacent to the famous Menehune Fish Pond, a registered National Register of Historic Places. The Hulē‘ia Refuge is approximately 241 acres and was purchased from the Grove Farm Corporation in 1973 to provide open, productive wetlands for five endangered Hawaiian waterbirds that rely on the Hulē‘ia River Valley for nesting and feeding habitat.
There are many shopping centers to choose from in Nawiliwili including Harbor Mall, Anchor Cove, and the Kalapaki Marketplace. Choose from the many offerings of local artisans, Hawaiian images and prints, and endulge in the many eateries available in this quaint harbor-front town.