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The podcast from and about Kaua'i!

Hosted by Phil Ladden and covering news, vacation advice, activities, and living on the island .... Aloha!


Oct 30, 2017

A few months ago I received an email from resident Joey Wray of Kaua'i who offered to share his views and thoughts regarding living on the island. He and his family have been here over 10 years. We cover a wide range of topics that I think are revealing. 

Of note: family support, kids and school, why it's been 4...

Oct 16, 2017

I explain why I titled this episode the Lost one ... were you a Lost fan? Well .... so was I! but you will have to listen as I explain the reasoning. It's a lot less confusing why I chose it than the actual series, Ha!

Here is a summary of the topics and info in this show:

  • My FAVORITE island bloom and the legend behind...

Sep 4, 2017

Aloha listeners. Here's the gist of Episode 43.

It's RAINING as I begin recording this episode and in true island life fashion, this episode is recorded over a 10 or so day period!

  • I talk about a couple of news items.
  • Hope's coloring contest entry. It's really nice. #colorkauai - see it here < -- click the link
  • The...

Aug 8, 2017

I met the founder of The Kauai Marathon, Jeff Sacchini, over a year ago. At that time I had always seen him running around the South Shore ... and then I found out he not only an avid runner but the founder of The Kauai Marathon.

We sat down recently to talk about this popular and growing island event.

Jeff shared the...

Jul 30, 2017

It's become the topic I am most often asked. Living on Kaua'i.

People that visit either develop the dream of living here someday or have had the dream of living here.

In this episode, I share a story from a person that was planning on moving here .. with no knowledge of how it would be once she got here. I also have an...