Timbers Kaua'i Blog

Talk Story with Chris Gampon

We are so happy to welcome our new General Manager, Chris Gampon to the Timbers Kaua‘i at Hōkūala family. Chris was born and raised on Kaua‘i, and joined the team in March of this year. Please join us in a warm aloha and welcome to Chris as we learn more about him in this month’s Talk Story.


Somewhere between a traditional pumpkin pie and a crumb cake lies the Hawaiian holiday favorite – Pumpkin Crunch. Any holiday gathering, team banquet or paʻina during the season wouldn’t be complete without this classic dish.

When the mango trees go off at The Farm at Hōkūala, they go OFF. With such a surplus of fresh mango in the summer, we make it our mission to find as many ways to use the fruit as possible to avoid unnecessary waste.

Noni…friend to the endangered honeybee, antioxidant-rich superfood, natural first aid, fire starter, and clothing dye.

Our Farm Honey Basil Limeade is made here at Hualani’s and the Farm Hale using ingredients directly from our organic 16-acre Farm at Hōkūala.

Timbers Kaua‘i is proud to announce that Hualani’s was recently deemed an Ocean Friendly Restaurant by Surfrider Foundation.

*Update May 2023 – Please note that our Tuesday evening pre-fixe farm-to-table menu is no longer available.

The “Hōkūala Hokulada” is our delicious Farm-to-Bar version of a skinny Piña Colada served in a young ice-cold coconut with a papaya stem straw.

Breadfruit, or ‘ulu holds special meaning for the people of Hawaii. In ancient times, it not only provided food and medicine, but also wood for homebuilding.

Presenting the Hanalei Bae Speciality Cocktail at Hualaniʻs Restaurant at Timbers Kauaʻi. The Hanalei Bae is a fun new Speciality Cocktail mixed with Hanalei Vodka, Ube, Haupia Whipped Cream and Toasted Coconut. Grab one of these tasty beverages for you and your Bae.