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Archive: Dec 2015

Christmas on Kauai 2015

Papalani Gelato There are three seasonal flavors – Gingerbread Crunch, Eggnog, and Christmas Celebration. They also have Eggnog  and Gingerbread Breezes and Gela-atte. Wailua Shave Ice Holiday flavors include peppermint chocolate as well as lilikoi shave ice. Java Kai Featuring a real maple syrup latte this season and of course they use beans they roast right there in the shop!…

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December 22, 2015

Lilikoi Now at Kauai Farmers Markets

Passion fruit and Meyer lemon tart is perfect for the Hawaiian holiday table. Photo by Daniel Lane. Passion fruit, or lilikoi as it’s called in Hawaii, is making a second appearance at Kauai farmers markets. Juice from the tart and sweet fruit makes an excellent substitution for citrus, or a happy marriage. I’ve combined the two in this…

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December 18, 2015

The Wine Shop in Koloa Celebrates Nine Years in Business

  Dan and Ellen O’Connell opened The Wine Shop on Dec. 12, 2006 in the heart of Koloa Town on Kauai.  Their vision for the family business was simply to provide an amazing assortment of wines to guests and residents on the Southside of the island.  Over the last nine years, the store has evolved expanding its offerings to include wine, champagne, spirits, beer, gourmet items, gift baskets, marriage licenses and more. They are so thankful to their friends, the island community, and to all of the visitor’s that have frequented the shop over the years.   As a mahalo, anyone who visits the shop on Dec. 12, and wishes them a Happy 9th Anniversary will receive a 9-percent discount on all purchases. Additionally, for the third year, The Wine Shop will unveil its holiday gift guide on Facebook and…

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December 4, 2015