Hawaii Guide

Kauai Nightlife Kauai

Kauai's Nightlife Clubs, Bars and Theatres

North Island Nightlife

"The Happy Talk Lounge" (tel: 1 808 826 6522) at the Hanalei Bay Resort is great for music with a jazz evening on Sundays and Hawaiian music on other evenings. It is also a very pleasant place to have an evening drink. "Sushi Blues", Ching Young Village, Hanalei (tel: 1 808 826 4105) has live music in the evenings including reggae, blues, funk and rock. "Landing Pad" (tel: 1 808 826 9561) at Princeville airport has local bands and karaoke.

Kapaa After Dark

"The Coconut Marketplace" is a centre for nightlife in Kapaa. There is a cinema there the Coconut Marketplace Cinema (tel: 1 808 821 2324) and bars with music and dancing. "The Lizard Lounge" (tel: 808 821 2205) at 4771 Kuhio Highway in Waipouli town centre has music and dancing until 2am.

Lihue Nightlife

"Duke's Barefoot Bar" at the Kauai Marriott Resort has modern and traditional Hawaiian music. There is a happy hour for cocktails and food is served upstairs in the restaurant. "Rob's Good Times Grill" on Rice Street is a lively sports bar with live entertainment and several TVs. The Kukui Grove Cinema (tel: 1 808 245 5055) is just south of Lihue on the Kaumualii Highway.

South Island After Sunset

"Stevenson's Library" at the Hyatt Regency resort is an upmarket location for a drink in elegant surroundings accompanied by live jazz music. This used to be a private library and is decorated in a Victorian style with antique furniture and shelves full of books giving it the feel of a traditional gentleman's club. There are pool tables, an aquarium, a terrace and chess boards. "The Point" (tel: 1 808 742 1661) at the Sheraton Kauai Resort in Poipu has DJs and local bands. "Keoki's Paradise" (tel: 1 808 742 7534) in Poipu Shopping Village has live Hawaiian music and reggae. Hula shows are sometimes held in the shopping centre.