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April 2024

Hana Hou! | Kaua‘i Intelligence: Birds, Bees and Beyond

If you go birdwatching at Hōkūala, prepare to be inspired, Alan Silva, the resident naturalist for Timbers Resorts at Hōkūala on Kaua‘i's southeastern shore, isn't called "the Birdman" for nothing. He spent thirty years as a biologist technician for the Hawai‘i state Division of Forestry and Wildlife, working in Midway and the Marianas as well as Hawai‘i. Now the warm and engaging biologist shares his extensive knowledge at Hōkūala.

March 2024

Travel + Leisure | 25 Best Vacation Spots for Couples

One of the best parts of being in a relationship is having a built-in travel buddy and enjoying unobstructed one-on-one time as you visit new places together. A trip with your significant other, whether domestic or international, almost always guarantees you'll learn something new about one another — perhaps your girlfriend gets a rush from cliff diving, or your boyfriend can make friends with anyone despite only being able to say one phrase in the local language.

February 2024

Fodor's Travel | The Top Things to Do in Kauai Depending on Your Travel Style

With its tropical climate, dramatic canyons and seacliffs, and some of the best beaches and surf breaks in the world, Kauai is a piece of heaven on Earth. The “Garden Isle,” as it’s often called for its dense forests and frequent rainfall, offers outdoor adventures, cultural activities, and accommodations suited to a range of travelers. But you can really make the most of your time if you plan your trip according to your travel style.

January 2024

ELLE Decor | The 25 Best Hotels in Hawaii for Families of All Ages and Sizes

Hawaii is known for its otherworldly natural beauty and its mild year-round climate. Plus, many of its resorts are built specifically with families in mind, catering to groups of all ages with spacious accommodations, kids clubs and cultural programming, lavish pools and gardens, and impeccable beachfront bliss.

January 2024

SevenFiftyDaily | Why More Resorts Are Investing in High-End Beverage Programs

Resort bar programs aren’t often known for their craft credentials. In exchange for lovely locales, guests often tolerate. . .drinks designed to be cost efficient and easily served en masse. A new wave of resort beverage directors, however, are paying closer attention to vacation drinks, bringing big city craft and quality to far- flung destinations.

November 2023

The New York Times | Artificial Lagoons Offer a Different Kind of Waterfront Living

Similar to giant swimming pools, these bodies of water are attractive to prospective home buyers who may prefer them to oceanfront.

October 2023

Condé Nast Traveler | The Best Time to Visit Hawaii

The question of the best time to visit Hawaii is a tricky one. Sure, it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world—and for good reasons: the magnificent and lush landscape, the ocean waves ripe for surfing, the culinary fusion of various Pacific foodways, and the local cultures worth understanding, remembering, and honoring.

September 2023

Marin | Top Hawaiian Hotels with the Best Pools with Views

There’s nothing a few days poolside can’t cure. Summer coming to an end — and the proverbial shoulder season beginning — means lower airfare and more to spend on lodging. Here are a few lounge-chair destinations to consider.

September 2023

USA Today | Visiting Hawaii isn’t just about the beach: Why this biologist wants you to look up

When you come to Hawaii, you’re probably ready to enjoy the islands’ stunning natural beauty in front of you. Alan Silva urges you to look up. You’ll get to see some of Hawaii’s endangered birds that can’t be found anywhere else.

August 2023

Forbes | Discover 5 Hawaiian Endangered Birds with Timbers Kaua‘i Unique Wildlife Tour

Led by the property's naturalist, Alan Silva, this one-of-a-kind tour is an interactive, immersive exploration of the native Hawaiian ecosystem.

July 2023

CNBC's Make It | After 3 days at a Hawaiian resort, couple decides to buy part of it for $1.1 million

Joan and Ned Woodward had a feeling they’d enjoy their stay at Timbers Kaua’i, but they had no idea the Hawaii resort would become a permanent fixture in their lives.

June 2023

Vogue Australia | Weddings | Love island

Whether chosen as a wedding destination or for a dream honeymoon, the barefoot, breezy luxury of Hawaii has never been more popular. IMG: MAMI WYCKOFF

July 2023

CoStar | Hotels Across the Globe Liven Up Summer Cocktails With Local Ingredients, Refreshing Flavors

Hotel bars and restaurants across the globe are tapping into locally sourced ingredients, original recipes, refreshing flavors and bright colors to liven up summer cocktails this season. . . In Hawaii, Timbers Kauai at Hokuala is whipping up its “Hanalei Bae” cocktail using locally sourced Hanalei vodka with coconut from its 16.5-acre organic farm.

April 2023

The Points Guy | Best hotels and resorts in Hawaii

Although it's part of the U.S., a trip to Hawaii feels like visiting another country, thanks to the islands' otherworldly landscapes and the vibrant Hawaiian culture. . . On the best islands in Hawaii, here are the 18 very best resorts and hotels and what not to miss at each.

Maliula residences - exterior photo
April 2023

Bridal Guide | Eco-Friendly Resorts on Your Honeymoon

A sojourn at one of these properties impresses with both natural beauty and sustainable programming – Timbers Kaua'i at Hōkūala centers on the environmental stewardship of nature for which the local culture is known.

March 2023

Travel + Leisure | How to Make the Most of Your Trip to Kauai

The oldest of the main Hawaiian islands, Kauai offers dramatic scenery, endless outdoor adventures, a rich history and culture, and ono (delicious) eats.

Aerial view of the gardens at The Farm at Hokuala, Timbers Kaua'i
March 2023

The New York Times | Farms Are Becoming a Bumper Crop for Golf Communities

Piqued interest in healthy living, after Covid pushed people to cook more at homes, has made space for farming "a logical step" for golf properties.

March 2023

Skin Inc | 3 Indigenous Spa Experiences That Celebrate Local Culture

Incorporating organic fruits and herbs harvested from The Farm comes naturally to Nanea Spa, and is also often found complimenting their organic facials and body treatments.

February 2023

Forbes | Where to Stay in Kauai

Known as the Garden Isle, the fourth largest Hawaiian island is a natural wonderland. The Best Family Friendly Resort: Timbers Kauai. Families of all sizes will have room to roam and entertaining activities at Timbers Kauai.

January 2023

Forbes | This Luxurious Kauaʻi Resort Is Working To Preserve The Biodiversity Of Hawaiʻi

. . .Timbers Kauaʻi has been a haven for luxury travel since 2018, opening with an ambitious program to support the surrounding wildlife known as The Farm at Hōkūala.

December 2022

Travel Weekly | Cultural Programming Sets Timbers Kauai Apart

The amenity list at Timbers Kauai is long, but it's the well-executed cultural programming that has become a leading highlight.

October 2022


Five dads who bonded over trail running bought family vacation homes together in Hawaii. Now they jog under palm trees while their 21 children play.

June 2022

Play Where You Live: Golf-Lover’s Paradise On ‘Mansion Global

'Mansion Global' host Kacie McDonnell heads to the Garden Isle to Timbers Kauai, with an 18-hole golf course and 47 units for ownership.

April 2022

Condé Nast Traveler | The Best Resorts for Families with Infants and Toddlers

The 47 residential-style accommodations at this 450-acre Hōkūala hideaway are a hit with families thanks to the vast array of amenities.

Aerial view of the Timbers at Kaua'i property.
April 2022

Forbes | The 22 Best Places To Travel In The U.S. In 2022

Kauai is rising as a standout destination for those looking for a strong dose of authentic Hawaiian culture while escaping the typical crowds of its sister islands.

January 2022

Travel + Leisure | 25 Life-Changing Trips For Couples

Find paradise together on a trip to Kauai. The island combines the best of worlds with lush jungle and beautiful beaches, so you can spend days lounging on the shores and exploring its natural wonders by foot, boat, or helicopter.

November 2021

Pacific Business News | Timbers Kauai Debuts Laola Nani Townhomes

Drawing inspiration from its natural surroundings, all 36 Laola Nani townhomes offer disappearing glass walls to showcase the Pacific Ocean, Ninini Lighthouse and 15th fairway views of Hokuala’s Jack Nicklaus course, The Ocean Course.

November 2021

Forbes | The Insider’s Guide To Kauai

Be sure to plan ample time to see and do all that Kauai has to offer. Timbers Kauai at Hokuala is located in the 450-acre Hokuala resort community along the Pacific Ocean. Timbers has both vacation rentals as well as fractional and whole ownership properties.

October 2021

Where to Buy a Vacation Home in Hawaii: An Island-by-island Guide

Owning a home on a tropical island amid swaying palm trees, balmy breezes, and ocean views is a dream for many of us. Buyers of vacation homes in Hawaiʻi are making that dream come true, creating huge demand for island properties.

October 2021

Timbers Kauai At Hokuala Sells Luxury Condo For $6.8M

Timbers Kauai at Hokuala recently announced the sale of a luxury condominium unit for $6.8 million. The 3,713-square-foot residence represents the highest-priced condominium sold year to date on the island of Kauai at $2,340 per square foot.

September 2021

How Fractional Ownership Has Transformed Homeownership

The image of well heeled business and leisure travelers stepping aboard private jets has become ubiquitous over the past decade. What was once viewed as a privilege for very few has opened to a larger sect of affluent travelers, thanks to fractional ownership offering the ability to coown private aircraft and share maintenance costs. But, the fractional revolution isn’t just reserved for private jets, as it has also transformed homeownership.

May 2021

Travel: Hawaii Welcomes Back Tourists, But They Still Need To Pass COVID-19 Tests

The welcoming “aloha spirit,” dampened by more than a year of restrained travel between Hawaii and the mainland, is being happily lifted by a combination of positive events and a promising summer.

May 2021

Should You Travel With Unvaccinated Kids

With the Delta variant having changed the pandemic risk calculus, families with unvaccinated kids are left trying to figure out how to travel safely and whether they even should right now.

April 2021

Timbers Embraces Community Throughout Pandemic

Timbers Kaua‘i at Hokuala is one of the many resort properties on Kaua‘i now accepting trans-Pacific visitors through the Hawai‘i Safe Travels program.

April 2021

I Stayed In A "Resort Bubble" In Hawaii - Here's What It Was Really Like

In 2020, the Hawaii Tourism Authority reported year-over-year visitor arrivals fell 74% due to the global pandemic. Just 2.7 million people flew to the islands last year, making it the first time that fewer than 3 million people visited since 1975.

March 2021

Sheltered From Virus, Kauai Plans Cautious Return To Tourism

As the coronavirus ravaged other parts of the U.S., residents of this rural Pacific island watched safely from afar. Kauai, one of the world’s most sought-after vacation destinations, has been nearly impossible to visit for most of the past year, with officials bucking pressure to ease quarantine rules as the state’s economy tanked.

March 2021

Kauai Re-Enters 'Safe Travels,' and Good News on the Way for Vaccinated Travelers

On Friday, Hawaii Gov. David Ige approved Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami’s request to rejoin the state’s “Safe Travels” program, effective April 5.