Island of Kauai

Dining, Art & Shopping


Discover THE BEST of everything that Kaua‘i has to offer!

Welcome to Kaua‘i’s premier dining, art & shopping magazine. This edition shines the cover spotlight of Kaua‘i’s beautiful Napali Coast. Kaua‘i’s Diverse Artists & Galleries showcases the diverse artistic talents of island artists working in a variety of styles and mediums.
Get out and explore Kaua‘i’s Historic Towns. Our three Sweet Spots articles are chock full of great tips, local knowledge and loads of information to guide you around the island. Annual and Ongoing Events are also listed.

The magazine is divided into three sections (South Shore, Coconut Coast (Lihu‘e to Kapa‘a), and North Shore) to help you discover the richness and uniqueness each area of Kaua‘i has to offer. Follow our handy Maps and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime.

South Shore Section provides tips, maps, helpful directories with information on dining & shopping, and great attractions that can be found in the towns of Po‘ipu, Koloa, Hanapepe, Port Allen and others. Our Sunny South Shore article covers important info on snorkeling, botanical gardens, and the other top “must-do” things that this side of the island offers. Po‘ipu’s fabulous shopping destinations, The Shops at Kukui‘ula and Po‘ipu Shopping Village showcases an enticing array of restaurants, boutiques, and galleries. The Shops at Kukui‘ila is also home to Kaua‘i’s Culinary Market—an upscale farmers market. Discover this unique food movement and enjoy the variety of local grower’s delicious bounty of hand-picked produce from the rich soil of our lush and abundant tropical isle.

Coconut Coast (Lihu‘e to Kapa‘a) Section unveils the shopping and dining delights with our always-helpful and informative directories and maps. Explore The Coconut Coast and Beyond defines the incredible attractions you can discover within this breathtaking side of the island. 

North Shore Section fills you in on the many shopping, dining, activities, and sightseeing wonders within the charming towns of Hanalei, Princeville and Kilauea. Majestic North Shore, home to the famed Na Pali Coast, is natural splendor personified and well worth the drive.

Our current edition also features the popular "Concierge Bucket List" series, and interesting articles on the "Rainforests of the Sea, Sunrise Surprise, Ohia: Tree of Life, and Hawai‘i Loves Chocolate."

Kaua‘i Dining Art Shopping Magazine is your local guide and road map to help you get the most out of your vacation. We’ve been publishing in Hawai‘i for 38 years and we love it here.

May our Paradise become your Paradise. Aloha!






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Kaua‘i’s Most Elegant and Highest Quality Visitor Magazine 
3 Distinct Sections: North Shore • Kapa‘aLihue • South & West Shores.

The “One-Stop” Dining, Art & Shopping Magazine for Kauai's Visitors.

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Average Age Group
28-65 years
Average Annual Income
62% over $100,000
8% Residents
6% International
86% Nation-wide Visitors


150,000 copies printed annually.


An average of 3 people, other than the initial reader see each issue of our magazines. That means almost half a million people read our magazines every month.


The Best Publishing has provided elegant and popular Visitor Magazines, within the Hawaiian Islands, over the last 3 DECADES. We remain the leader in print: year after year, decade after decade.


Best Guidebooks are designed to be a Constant Compendium for the visitor. The narrow size, easy-to-locate sections, easy-to-read format, thick cover stock and high-quality paper (used for the content pages), are just a some of the well thought-out aspects – designed to ensure that visitors will hang-on to this guidebook and use it, over and over, throughout their stay.


When visitors are looking for "the best thing to do", our guidebook's name says it all and our user-friendly format rewards them with great local info! ! A highly informative guide, Best Guidebook can always be trusted to showcase tried-and-true, reputable, first class establishments.


While we produce Regional publications, our readership is Regional, National and International. Annually, Hawaii welcomes close to 8 MILLION VISITORS. Statistics show they spent $14.3 billion dollars during their stay in the islands in 2012.


Our unique Target-Marketing Approach gives you direct access to your customer. Huge Popularity, Saturated Distribution, Top Ranked in Reader Response.


We have a Proven Track-Record of Success with many long-time clientele who choose to showcase their businesses in Best Guidebook year-after-year. More than any other magazine, it remains one of the best sources for direct-business on the island.


Not just any business is allowed to advertise in the Best Guidebooks, and duplicate categories are never allowed. This ensures you have Exclusivity In Your Chosen Category within the guidebook, and all other advertisers are highlighted for their excellence as well. 


Unlike most national publications, Hawaii Visitor Magazines are shared. Each magazine is seen by an Average of 2-8 Readers and referred to multiple times.


Best Guidebooks are the Most Picked-Up Magazines at locations that reach visitors as soon as they arrive, at their first stops on the way to their resort, condo or hotel, and other locations as they explore the island.


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