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Turtle Bay is now offering North Shore Community Land Trust Kahuku Point (Kalaeokaunaʻoa) Community Restoration Workday tours guided by the North Shore Land Trust. Our guide Tim took us on a 3 mile journey that offered beautiful ocean views and good company. A family from Queensland Australia joined me as we learned about native Hawaiian plants that live along the coast, including the legend of the Naupaka plant. The Naupaka sprouts half flowers and can be found along the shore or up in the mountains. Hawaiian legend tells the tale of two star crossed lovers who were so in love a Hawaiian goddess was jealous. She then separated them, keeping the man in the mountains and the woman by the ocean. You can reunite them by picking a flower from the mountain naupaka and the ocean naupaka and combining them into a whole flower.
Turtle Bay Resort announced the settlement of a lawsuit brought by Keep the North Shore Country (KNSC) challenging the City and County of Honolulu’s acceptance of the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the resort’s proposed development plans. Full terms of the settlement were not released, but Turtle Bay Resort has agreed to make contributions toward the conservation of threatened and/or endangered species and to support a comprehensive predator control program on the North Shore.
On a Friday afternoon, with the warm Pacific sun standing over a vibrant blue ocean, hundreds of wellness enthusiasts from across the world converged on Turtle Bay Resort for the third annual Wanderlust Festival. With tons of amazing music, reinvigorating classes and inspiring talks to cleanse your soul (and of course some deep yoga) on tap for the festival, it’s sure to be a week to remember. Now, before you drop your yoga mat and dive into Wanderlust, we thought we’d provide you with four key things you need to know—and can do—during this year’s festival.