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Explore Kaua'i

Our team of Adventure Guides at Timbers Kaua’i are as passionate as they are knowledgeable. Through them, you will come to know and treasure beautiful beaches, fishing holes, reef breaks and waterfalls, as well as discover the countless things to do on Kaua’i. Whether it’s lessons in outrigger canoeing and stand-up paddleboarding to one-on-one surf instruction, each day here promises experiences you’ve only dreamed about and the creation of a meaningful lifelong connection to moana.

Cultural Activities & Tours

As the oldest of the Hawaiian islands, Kaua‘i has a deep appreciation for history, culture and nature. Discover Kaua‘i activities that bring you closer to the land. Timbers Kaua‘i offers a variety of Hawaiian cultural workshops and tours. Learn more about our local agriculture during a tour of the Farm at Hōkūala, join our resident bird expert on a bird watching tour or make your own Hawaiian lei.

Cultural Activities & Tours


Learn the Hawaiian art of Ti-leaf Kupeʻe by making your own bracelet! This unique eco friendly natural jewelry is a perfect gift or treasured keepsake to remember your island vacation.
Cultural Activities & Tours

Coconut Painting

Keiki are invited to join us to paint a coconut! This fruit is very symbolic of our ‘āina so take this unique opportunity to decorate one of our local coconuts and make it your own!
Cultural Activities & Tours

Hui Aloha Sunrise Huakaʻi

Every Tuesday at sunrise, we invite guests to experience the property from a new perspective…by golf cart! Guides take guests on a ride throughout the property, where they will learn the history of the ʻāina (land) and gain a new understanding of this sacred place while enjoying the sights, sounds, and mana of Hōkūala.
Cultural Activities & Tours

Pop-Up Market

Shop Local every Friday at our weekly Pop-Up Market! Support a diverse selection of local Kaua‘i vendors and artists during this unique shopping experience from 4-7 pm in the Timbers Kaua‘i lobby.
Cultural Activities & Tours

Hula Kahiko and Torch Lighting

Enjoy the traditional form of ancient hula, Hula Kahiko, performed by Halau Tamatea Nui O Kaua'i, which integrates torch lighting, chants, and traditional instruments.
Cultural Activities & Tours

Hula Lessons

Hula is one of the best ways to interact and connect with the ancient traditions of Hawaii. Come and learn the 'ami, 'uwehe, and slide with our wonderful Kumu Hula Wailana.
Cultural Activities & Tours

Lei-Making Experience

Craft a colorful lei for yourself or someone you love under the guidance of local artist Sarah Fields. Popular flowers include the okika (orchid), pikake (Arabian jasmine) and melia (plumeria).
Cultural Activities & Tours

ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi

Learn to speak the Hawaiian language with the Timbers team and learn beautiful phrases like “e mālama pono” (take good care of yourself, each other, and the land).