Timbers Kaua'i Blog

Lāola Nani - Carefully Crafted with Aloha

Lāola Nani, the newest offering at Timbers Kaua‘i, feature an elevated contemporary style and sweeping ocean views from the two-story townhomes. Our team has worked closely with locally- and family-owned Aspire Furniture to furnish our stunning model homes with inspired design and aloha.


As the summer trade winds roll in, so do the tantalizing flavors of freshly crafted farm-to-bar cocktails at Hualani’s.

A symbol of love and beauty in Hawai‘i, the roselle plant of the hibiscus family is grown right here at The Farm at Hōkūala and lends a beautifully romantic hue to a variety of festive drinks.

Chili pepper water is a treasure of Hawaiian cuisine, alongside the delectable spam musubi, poke, and shave ice. This spicy condiment is the local answer to hot sauce and variations of chili pepper water are homemade in kitchens across the islands.

Timbers Kaua‘i's Food and Beverage Manager, Cory Dotario, is proud to present Nagao or Never – a signature Bourbon created especially for Hualani's, our award-winning restaurant.

Who better to ask where the ono grinds are than our local staff? From farm-to-table to casual dining, our concierge has fantastic options for you to taste the flavors of Kauaʻi.

Following his tenure as Chef de Cuisine, Chef Alex’s promotion to the role of Executive Chef promises to further enhance Hualani’s reputation for delivering innovative, farm-to-table dining. Marked by a vision for celebrating local flavors, global influences, and the joy of shared dining experiences, Timbers Kaua‘i at Hōkūala anticipates an exciting new chapter for Hualani’s restaurant.

The key to any summer salad is fresh ingredients. In this tropical twist on a classic Italian Caprese salad, Chef Alex utilized seasonal offerings to create a refreshing take on a summer salad.

Every Spring, our Timbers Kauaʻi ʻOhana ask when the Poisson Cru will be back on the menu at Hualani’s. Wild Pacific Skipjack tuna is tossed with Hawaiian sea salt, the juice of Tahitian limes from the Farm at Hōkūala, coarsely chopped local vegetables, and freshly squeezed coconut cream

Mandarin Gin Fizz cocktail

Mandarins are some of the sweetest fruits of the orange family and they are thriving in the sunshine in the organic fruit orchard at The Farm at Hōkūala. These easy to peel, almost seedless and ultra-juicy citrus fruits are the inspiration behind Hualani’s latest freshly squeezed cocktail creation… the Mandarin Gin Fizz!

Recently Chef Alex’s Farm to Table menu at Hualani’s featured savory dishes from Culinary Supervisor Rey Peralta with an amazing dessert from our busser, Jessica Galzote.

The Farm at Hōkūala features a stunning medley of organic greens, vegetables, tropical fruits and edible flowers, and provides Hualani’s with an abundance of fresh ingredients. Among the most cocktail-friendly of The Farm’s latest harvest is liliko‘i, otherwise known as passion fruit.

Recently Chef Alex’s Farm to Table menu at Hualani’s featured a sweet combination, the Hōkūala Honeycomb and Kaua`i Kunana Dairy goat cheese salad.