Thursday, January 31, 2013
It's not a dream, it's Haena Beach, Kauai
On the other hand, if you hit the right day at Haena, the smart thing to do may be to chill out and soak it all in.
The alluring beauty of Kauai's north shore, as depicted in the 1950s movie South Paciic, is what helped create the post-WWII tourist boom in the islands. In the movie, Makana is called "Bali Hai," a name that stuck.
Crowds can appear along this normally sleepy coast when the weather is optimal. For parking and other tips on finding seclusion, check out Kauai Trailblazer, pages 29-34.