Pono Taxi in Hanalei and Kauai Tours
Pono Taxi in Hanalei has been in business since 2010 serving all of North Shore Kauai area including Kauai airport taxi service in Lihue to Kapaa, Princeville, Hanalei and up to Ha'ena (end of road). We are also one of the few authorized Pre-arranged Kauai Airport Taxis. This allows you to do reserve our taxi to pick you up at the airport. . Reserve Taxi or Reserve Tour
Our local taxi services include, picking you up at the Lihue Airport or arriving cruise ship and taking you up through Wailua, Kapaa, Anahola, Kilauea, Kalihiwai, Princeville, Hanalei, and Ha'ena.
Our tours offer stops to Kilauea Lighthouse, Na'Aina Kai Botanical Gardens, Ho'opi'i Falls, 'Opaeka'a Falls and Wailua River Lookouts. Take our Kauai Minivan Cab to any of our beauiful destionations.
From Lihue Airport Cost
Hawaii Taxi Rates: $ 3.00 per mile, and .40 per minute. Prices are per minivan, not per person.
Rates are standard in the County of Kauai.
When going up to Hanalei Bay, make sure to check out Kalalea Mountain when going through Anahola. This mountain has a resemblance to King Kong. To the right there is a small hole in the mountain called Hole-in-the-Mountain.
Kilauea is know for the Kilauwa Lighthouse and directly offshore is Moku'ae'ae Island, a bird sanctuary. As you keep heading north, you will pass Kalihiwai Falls, Anini Beach Park, Hanalei Lookout, Wainiha Beach Park, Manoa Stream, Ha'ena Beach Park, Mani-holo Dry Cave, Limahuli Stream, Ke'e Beach and Limahuli Garden.
NORTH SHORE SIGHTSEEING, ACCOMMODATIONS, AND DINING
Anahola: Designated as Hawaiian Homelands. Views include Kalalea Mountain (also called King Kings Profile) and Hole-in-the-Mountain. Duane's Ono-Char Burger, and several secluded beaches including; Larsen's Beach and Waiakalua Beach are also in Anahola. Na'Aina Kai Botanical Gardens ($ 40 for recommended 2 1/2 hour tour that must be arranged in advance. Other guided tours available 808-828-0525) is at the end of Wailapa Road. Reserve Taxi or Reserve Tour
Kilauea: The town receives a great amount of rain because it is situated on the northern coast of the island, and it also receives a lot of sunshine due to the proximity to the equator. This former plantation is known for the Kilauea Lighthouse (808-828-1413) There is a small fee to park by the lighthouse and view it. This is a self-guided tour. Directly offshore is a bird sanctuary, Moku'ae'ae Island. Driving north of Kilauea is Banana Joe's fruit stand for local products, including frosties. Reserve Taxi or Reserve Tour
Kalihiwai: "Kalihi" means "the edge." The first Kailhiwai Road leads to Kalihiwai Bay, the dirt road leads to Secret Beach and the Secret Lava Pools. The second Kalihiwai Road leads to 'Anini Beach, which is one of the most safest places on the north shore to to swim and snorkel. Reserve Taxi or Reserve Tour
Princeville: This is another resort area of Kauai. Named after Prince Albert Kamehameha. It was then a sugar plantation owned by Robert Crichton Wyllie. Later it became a cattle ranch. It was sold for development in 1968. The Princeville course is located on your right.. If you enjoy hiking, there is the 10 1/4 Powerline Trail that either ends or starts here, depending on where you start. Different hikes include Hideaways and Queen's Bath (natural pool located on a lava bench). Take a moment to dine or shop at the St. Regis Princeville. Finally, there is the Hanalei Lookout as you are going up to Hanalei. Reserve Taxi or Reserve Tour
Hanalei: Meaning crescent or wreath-shaped. The entire bay is all beach, nearly two miles and surrounded by mountains. Famous north shore surfing during winter is done here.The final turn-out, is Lumaha'i Beach lookout. This lookout was in the movie "South Pacific" back in 1957. The pier is place for fishing, picnicking, swimming, and playing.Reserve Taxi or Reserve Tour
Ha'ena: This is the end of the road and the start of the beautiful Napali Coast. One of the most amazing 11 mile hikes on the planet. Across the street from Ha'ena Beach Park, is Manini-holo Dry Cave. Driving north, there is Limahuli Stream, and then Limahuli Gardens (808-826-1053). They have guided tours for $ 25 and self-guided for $15. This is with reservations only. Limahuli is part of National Toprical Botanical Gardens. Past the stream is the Waikapala'e Cave (must hike a short trail to reach these wet caves) and Waikanaloa Cave on the road. The Waikapala'e Cave contains freshwater pool. Heading north, and the end of the road, is Ke'e Beach (Na Pali Coast begins) that is marked by a lagoon. This is also where the famous Kalalau trail starts. Reserve Taxi or Reserve Tour
Call Pono Taxi in Hanalei 808-634-4744