Kauai, Hawaii - December 5, 2021: The entrance to the Hindu Monastery on Kauai Island, Hawaii

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Kapaʻa is the only walkable town on the Eastside, and it has its charms. Although it's not Kauaʻi at its most beautiful, sunny Kapaʻa has a more down-to-earth disposition than other tourist towns, and its eclectic population of old-timers, fresh transplants, new-age hippies and budget travelers coexists happily. A paved recreational path for cyclists and pedestrians runs along the part-sandy, part-rocky coast, the island's best vantage point for sunrises. Kapaʻa’s downfall? It sits right along the highway – try walking across the road during rush hour!


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