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.


What a year! From welcoming new Owners to beginning new weekly activities to participating in community events — 2022 brought many memorable moments.

‘Ōhi‘a lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha) is a common native hardwood tree that is endemic to Kauaʻi and the main islands of Hawaiʻi, but the legend behind the tree is anything but common.

Thank you to Hualani’s Bartender Matt and Food & Beverage Director, Cory Dotario, for taking our Pom Your Tini (Pomegranate Martini) from a dreamy pink to a Viva Magenta to celebrate the PANTONE Color of the Year 2023 (PANTONE 18-1750.)

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.

Sometimes it’s hard to spot the changing of the seasons here in Hawai‘i. Because we are lucky to have warm, beautiful weather year-round, the ancient Polynesians used other ways to track the seasons.

Welcome to this month’s Talk Story, a blog series where we shine the spotlight on one of our team members at Timbers Kauaʻi. This month we are going to be learning more about our Activities Coordinator, Nick Gomer.

Whether they are oceanfront or lagoon-side, the residences at Timbers Kaua’i combine the best of homeownership with the amenities and services of a luxury resort.

Timbers Kauaʻi recently had the privilege of welcoming the staff and students of Kanuikapono Public Charter School on property for a culturally-rich gathering that truly embodied aloha. Kanuikapono is located in Anahola here on Kauaʻi, on Hawaiian Homestead lands. They are a Hawaiian-focused K-12 school that provides cultural & experience-based learning opportunities for students and their ʻohana.

Looking back on an unorthodox year, Carrie Bligh, our Operations Director, reflects on operations during the pandemic.