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THE RETURN

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HAVE YOU EVER RETURNED TO A PLACE THAT once meant a great deal to you? I did recently and it revealed things about the place and myself that I hadn’t expected.

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My first visit had taken place in the enthralling years when the world was new and I was just beginning to decide for myself what I believed, where I wanted to go and how I defined a successful and happy life. In those days, every decision was a fateful decision. So, my trip to a quiet island seemed to reflect what I was seeking – the tranquility needed to clarify my wishes. With few direct flights and recovering from a devastating hurricane only a few years before, the island prided itself on a relative lack of commercial culture. I would spend days going from beach to beach searching for the perfect swim. I would visit churches and monasteries participating in ancient rituals meant to remove obstacles. Past crowing roosters, sugarcane fields and amazing waterfalls there was enough peace and tranquility to listen to myself. The locals were kind and friendly – a mother and son opening the door to a stranger and giving me the fruit I requested. That island, that time, became instrumental in my life. One day, in my rented room, surrounded by coconut trees, I sat down and deliberately codified my wishes and got serious about what I wanted. In a

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few short months, I would embark on one of the defining adventures of my life. I felt something there on that island – a belonging, a spirit, a magic, call it what you will – that began from the time I arrived at the airport perfumed by local flowers. It seems now with that long backward view that time provides, that nearly everything that followed in my life emanated from that island, or at least the focus that had overtaken me while there. On my latest trip, mass tourism altered the island to such a degree as to render it unrecognizable. Gone was the flower scented airport, gone was the quiet, and gone was the tranquility. There were shopping malls where there was once agriculture, traffic where there were once few cars, litter where there was once not even footsteps. Though never quite wistful, I could not help but notice the changes. Of course, I too had changed for better and worse. After a while I no longer searched for the magic I had once known on the island, I accepted that it was gone. Then, a funny thing happened on my last day, just as I was about to leave. I felt a tug at my heart beckoning me to stay – the same thing I had felt all those years ago. CSL — KAILASH AND SHIVANA

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Tasting Rome By Katie Parla and Kristina Gill (Clarkson Potter, $39; crownpublishing.com) Sometimes it takes an outsider to see most clearly. As American expats, Parla and Gill present the best of Rome in this new cookbook, while not shying away from its contradictions. The arrival of Rome's local artichoke, carciofo romanseco is celebrated in a recipe for shaved artichoke salad though a later anecdote laments the declining daily markets (mercado rionali). A gorgeous recipe for summer amatricana popular at trattoria is given alongside a subsequent note that workers from South Asia and North Africa have largely replaced the nonna in restaurant kitchens. A dish of spicy fish with couscous is lauded while noting the sad history of Jewish ghettos. Far from being confusing, or offputting, the books puts food precisely at the forefront of social change while revealing its historical cultural importance. This compilation of Roman recipes, reflections on city life and photographs, is a modern, refreshing, and candid exploration of cucina romana (Roman cuisine).

Textiles of the Banjara Cloth and Culture of a Wandering Tribe By Charllotte Kwon, Tim McLaughlin, Rosemary Crill (Thames and Hudson, $51.19, thamesandhudsonusa.com) Clothing has value as a mark of cultural identity and living tradition. Crimson cloth decorated with cowrie shells, patterns, mirrors and needlework is the emblem of the Banjara, a nomadic Indian tribe. Set against the larger history of India, with accounts from the British Raj, the story of the Banjara is expressed with understanding in this wide ranging work. Exploring with anthropological accuracy the Banjara’s mode of dress, details of their stitches and customs, the authors reveal insider details of this fascinating tribe.

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Simply Calligraphy A Beginner’s Guide to Elegant Lettering By Judy Detrick (Watson-Guptill, $19.99; crownpublishing.com) Most calligraphy guides are little more than reproductions of the many alphabet scripts. What they lack, and what this book excels at, is a conversational tone to guide beginners stepby-step through the initial stages of calligraphy. Although only the popular italic script forms the basis of the book, there are enough tips and tricks to assist beginners in creating their own invitations, place cards and thank you notes. COURTESY CROWN PUBLISHING; THAMES AND HUDSON; CLARKSON POTTER

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HEALTHY LIVING

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CURE BACK PAIN Here is a basic exercise familiar to anyone who practices yoga or pilates. It helps to improve the back’s ability to bend and stretch and is safe if performed correctly. The basic idea is not to strain as well as to use your breathing to mobilize your back. Alternate from one position to the next in a smooth fashion, without a lot of effort, keeping your neck extended in a line from your back.

CAT pOSE Initial position Starting on all fours, with the head extended in a straight line from the back, which remains neutral, hands under the shoulders and knees under the hips. Action Tilt your pelvis by directing your pubic bone toward your navel (visualize a tail hanging downward). Hold your head extended straight from your back. As you inhale, round your back while trying to expand it.

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COW pOSE Action Tilt your pelvis by directing your pubic bone downward (visualize a tail rising upward). Hold your head extended straight from your back. As you exhale, hollow your back without making an effort by exhaling and not by forcing your back muscles. AVOID Stretching your neck; bending your elbows. Effects Greater mobility and elasticity in the back More efficient breathing back pain relief Duration 10 to 20 repetitions

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WEAR YOUR #EARTHLOVE PROUDLY

Made of recycled bottles, these pieces have a hippie-vibe and are soft and comfortable. best of all, this cute workout gear comes in cosmic patterns (think, phoenix rising, mermaid fairyqueen and northern lights)to inspire you while you sweat. Teeki buffalo princess black Mermaid tank , $38, and White Sage Harem pants, $75; teeki.com

MAKE YOUR OWN LIPSTICK

Soak 2 tablespoons of alkanet root in ½ cup of olive oil or wheat germ oil for 2 weeks (or less for less colour). Melt 4 tablespoons of cocoa butter or yellow beeswax in a small pot and slowly add the strained oil. beat together until cold and put in a small jar or tins.

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KA-BLOOM GARDEN INSPIRATION

Celebrate summer with these five different floral arrangements including tips, and ideas to make yours just as impressive.

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SPOTLIGHT FOLIAGE USE GREEN LEAVES TO HIGHLIGHT COLOUR

Offset the colour of flowers with lots of green leaves. Instead of removing or hiding leaves, give them prominence. Use leaves of different shapes and don’t be afraid to cluster them together. To best show off flowers, place leaves nearby for contrast.

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SIMPLE SWEET PEAS GROUP SINGLE VARIETIES

These delicate beauties can be overwhelmed by too many additional flowers in your arrangement. Instead, gather a bunch of sweet peas from the garden as an easy way to make a summertime bouquet. To add interest and colour mix dark and light shades like the pink and purple sweet peas in this CSL display.

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SHOW OFF THE STEMS USE A TRANSLUCENT VASE

Don’t hide or cut off long green stems. Make them part of your arrangement. Invest in tall translucent vases that highlight the stems. Then stack arrangements in varying heights so the entire plant from flower to stem is showcased. CSL has shown orchids and lilies, but less expensive flowers like carnations or roses can make a huge impact. citystyleandliving.com | SUMMER 2016 | 17


GO CLASSIC FOCUS ON HEIGHT

For a grand, classic display with pizzazz opt for flowers with long stems. Cut the stems to differing lengths so that when placed in a vase, the flowers appear as one full rounded bunch. To continue the classic style, choose a vase in bronze, copper or with patina.

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WHAT’S OLD IS NEW REPURPOSE SMALL JARS OR CUPS OR OTHER HOUSEHOLD ITEMS AS VASES

Don’t have a vase? Show off blooms (wildflowers look especially nice) in household containers. Take old glass jam jars, china, or egg cups and fill with flowers. Don’t worry if they don’t match, mixing patterns and colours looks even better.

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Fresh, Frosty, FLAVOUR Ice cream delights, Canadian-made products, fruit cocktails and more.

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MEXICAN CORN The quintessential street snack of Mexico is a mix of bold flavours, great as a side to a summer barbecue! >> Serves 4-6. >> Mix ½ cup of mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, 1 tablespoon chipotle paste, 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro together and slather on boiled corn. >> Sprinkle with cotija or similar firm white cheese. >> Garnish with chopped cilantro and chipotle powder.

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1 TOP TIER FOODS QUINOA QUICKIES This is nutritious on-the-go food made from (white) quinoa grown in the Canadian prairies. The quinoa comes in six pre-flavoured varieties including mild Indian curry, and Rustic southwest and black bean. toptierfoods.com

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MADEGOOD CHOCOLATE CHIP GRANOLA BARS AND MINIS They may look like ordinary granola bars but a peek at the ingredient list reveals a secret slew of vegetables. Although the minis (granola bites, not pictured) are crumbly and drier than traditional granola, expect the same sweet taste. $4.99, riversidenaturals.com

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Milk ingredients, and (typically) yogurt give this a tart flavour. It can also be made as soft serve.

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ICE CREAM

Made from churning a custard (eggs, cream, sugar) base, the flavour combinations are endless.

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Less fat, less air and typically served warmer than traditional ice cream, makes for a more intense flavour.

LONETREE GINGER APPLE CIDER Instead of battling with the apple flavour, the ginger mellows this cider, making for a great summertime sipper. best of all, the cider is made from old-growth orchards in b.C.’s Okanagan Valley. lonetreecider.com citystyleandliving.com | SUMMER 2016 | 21


KITCHEN CSL’S FAVOURITE RECIpES OF THE SEASON

Vanilla Table Natasha MacAller’s new book celebrates delicious, earthy vanilla. This versatile and surprising ingredient in an enormous array of dishes both sweet and savory

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ISLAND CRABCAKES WITH VANILLA–GRAPEFRUIT REMOULADE

MAKES 24–30 1 1 1 ½ ¾ ½ 1 ⅛ 1

VANILLA–GRApEFRUIT REMOULADE large (225-275g) red grapefruit (for remoulade, crabcakes and garnish) (30g) shallot, peeled and chopped garlic clove, peeled and chopped cup (120ml) mayonnaise tsp vanilla paste tsp runny honey tbsp (15g) Dijon mustard tsp pimentón smoked paprika tsp parsley, finely chopped/minced

CRAbCAKES 2 cups (250 g) crabmeat, picked and free of shell, squeezed dry 2 Tbsp (30 ml) grapefruit juice 1 tsp grapefruit zest 3 eggs, large, beaten ½ cup (120 ml) mayonnaise 1 tsp vanilla paste 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 tsp pimentón smoked paprika 1 Tbsp (15 ml) Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp hot sauce ⅓ cup (80g) red onion, finely chopped ¼ cup (40 g) red bell pepper/capsicum, finely chopped ¼ cup (40 g) parsley, finely chopped 1½ cups (175 g) panko dry breadcrumbs oil for frying

Vanilla–grapefruit remoul ade Zest grapefruit and set aside. Using a small knife, cut top and bottom off grapefruit and slice the peel away from sides in a downward motion until all the pith has been removed. Hold the fruit over a bowl to catch the juice and using a small knife separate the segments from the membrane, allowing the segments to fall into the bowl. Squeeze the remaining juice from the membrane into the bowl. you should have enough juice for both recipes. In a small bowl, mix chopped shallot and garlic into mayonnaise. Mix in remaining ingredients plus 2 tsp of grapefruit juice and 1 tsp of zest from the grapefruit, combining well. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Reserve remaining zest and grapefruit segments in juice for crabcakes and garnish. Crabcakes In a small bowl, combine crabmeat, 2 tbsp of grapefruit juice and 1 tsp zest. Mix well. In a medium bowl blend remaining ingredients (except breadcrumbs). Gently fold crab into egg mixture, then sprinkle in breadcrumbs and a few grinds of salt and pepper, and mix to combine. Shape into small 60-g/2-oz patties and place on a clingfilm-/plastic wrap-covered plate. Chill for 1 hour. Warm frying pan/skillet to medium heat and flick in a little water from your fingers – if it sizzles the pan is ready. Coat pan with a thin film of oil, then add the crabcakes a few at a time, being careful not to overcrowd the pan. Cook 3– 5 minutes on each side until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

To Serve Chop about 6 grapefruit segments into small pieces and gently stir into chilled remoulade sauce. Serve with the crabcakes.

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SEAFOOD For this dish, I used delicate paddle crab (also known as swimmer crab), found in the waters around New Zealand, Australia and the pacific Islands. For best flavour and sustainability, use locally caught crustaceans, or substitute other local fish such as ling, cod, halibut or locally caught scallops. These dairy-free small-bite crabcakes are perfect for parties and easy to make. pAIRING Serve with vanilla–grapefruit remoulade and your favourite rosé or Champagne. GRApEFRUIT If grapefruit is not for you, substitute a large thin-skinned juice orange. Follow the same method but add a few drops of lime juice for tartness. pIMENTON pimentón is a Spanish smoked paprika that adds a bit of smoky, spicy heat to dishes. It can be found in most large supermarkets and gourmet shops. pANKO Instead of panko, you can also use gluten-free rice crumbs.


RUM AND VANILLA CURED SALMON DOUGLAS RODRIGUEZ Makes 3 lb (1½ kg) cured salmon 1 re1 or 1 3 1 3 3 4 2

side of salmon, skin on, all scales & bones moved, keep belly bottle dark rum, such as Meyer’s, Gosling’s Stolen Rum cup (250 ml) kosher or sea salt Tbsp (45 ml) brown sugar Tbsp (15 ml) cracked black pepper Tbsp (45 ml) anise seeds Tbsp (45 ml) coriander seeds, toasted and ground cumin seeds, lightly toasted Tbsp (30 ml) vanilla pods

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WHERE IT ALLSTARTED 1½ to 2 hours. Massage the salmon every 20 minutes in the rum as it cures, which kills any microorganisms living on the flesh. Mix together the salt, sugar, pepper, anise, coriander and cumin seeds in a small bowl. Split and scrape the vanilla pods and rub the vanilla seeds into the salt–sugar mixture until well combined. Add the pods and vanilla extract to the mixture, combining well. Remove salmon from rum and pat dry. In a large shallow dish, sprinkle about onethird of the vanilla salt mixture on the bottom. place salmon on top of this, then cover the salmon evenly with the remaining salt mixture and press down with your hands. place in refrigerator for about 2 days, then remove all salt and rinse under cold water. pat dry. To serve, slice thinly onto serving platter and serve with crème fraîche, capers and microgreens.

My first vanilla story comes from an old lady name Rosario, who used to live in the same building as me in New york when I was 9 years old. She had vanilla perfume and I used to follow her round just to smell her. I was fascinated with the perfume...until she told me it was vanilla and I immediately thought, vanilla? That’s what my mama adds to desserts, no wonder I like the scent. Vanilla ice cream is one of my most guilty pleasures of all time, and I made sure I was the first one to give vanilla ice cream to my kids. I can never forget their faces. I remember exactly the date I gave Dario, my youngest, vanilla ice cream. He was 9 months old and, well, I wanted him to taste the most delicious flavour in the world. He loved it so much, that he ended up crying and having a temper tantrum because he wanted more. I realised then that we were going to share the same passion – vanilla ice cream! –D.R.


VANILLA PANNA COTTA WITH MIXED BERRY COMPOTE AND BELLI E BRUTTI NANCy SILVERTON Serves 4 1 1½ 3 7 2

pANNA COTTA Tbsp (15 ml) cold water tsp unflavoured powdered gelatin cups (700 ml) whipping cream Tbsp (105g) white sugar inch (5 cm) piece vanilla pod, halved lengthways, pulp scraped

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COMpOTE cup (60 ml) water cup (100 g) white sugar vanilla pod, halved lengthways, pulp scraped cups (450 g) fresh mixed berries (raspberries, blueberries, blackberries) cup (120ml) brandy Tbsp (20g) cornflour/cornstarch

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bELLI E bRUTTI cup (90g) flaked/slivered almonds, toasted cup (140g) hazelnuts, blanched, toasted tsp baking powder tsp pure vanilla extract

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cup (180 ml) honey tsp orange flower water (30 ml) egg white cup (50 g) white sugar cup kosher salt or sea salt flakes

panna cotta place water in a small bowl and sprinkle with the gelatin. Leave the gelatin to soften for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a saucepan over medium– high heat, warm the cream with sugar and vanilla and pulp, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Turn off heat and add softened gelatin. Stir until it dissolves. Strain mixture through a fine sieve/strainer into a measuring cup with a spout, then pour it into four 240-ml/8-fl oz ramekins. Chill until firm, about 3 hours. Compote In a large heavy-duty frying pan/skillet, stir together the water and sugar, add the scrapings and the vanilla pod. Over medium–high heat, bring the mixture to the boil without stirring. Using a pasty brush dipped in water, brush down the sides of the pan and remove any undissolved sugar granules. When the sugar begins to colour, after about 3–4 minutes, tilt and swirl the pan to cook evenly. When the sugar reaches an even medium caramel colour, remove from the heat. Add the fruit, tossing in the pan to coat. be careful as mixture may spatter and the caramel may seize and harden. Add brandy, and return pan to low heat, carefully cooking the fruit until

the sugar melts, about a minute. place a large sieve/strainer over a bowl and pour in fruit compote, straining the liquid into the bowl. Remove vanilla pod and transfer the fruit to a serving dish. Reserve the liquid. Whisk cornflour/cornstarch into the reserved liquid. Return the liquid to the frying pan/skillet and over medium heat bring the liquid to the boil, whisking constantly. Remove from the heat and pour the thickened juice over the cooked berries. Set aside to cool. belli e brutti Adjust the oven racks to the middle–lower positions and preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4. Add all the ingredients to a medium metal bowl and gently mix together with your hands, being careful not to break the almond pieces. Drop teaspoonful-mounds of mixture onto lightly sprayed, lined baking trays/cookie sheets. bake for about 15–20 minutes, until nicely browned and chewy, rotating baking trays/cookie sheets halfway through to ensure even baking. To serve quickly dip each panna cotta mould in hot water to loosen sides, or alternatively run a small knife around the edges to loosen. Unmould on serving plates and spoon the compote mixture over the top. Serve immediately with pieces of belli e brutti. CSL

Recipes reprinted with permission from Jacqui Small LLp, part of the quarto publishing Group, 2015. photographs © Manja Wachsmuth, 2013.


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Fruit Cocktails

Summer is all about the breezy appeal and versatile texture, and sweetness of ripe fruit.


BLACKBERRIES

Chambord Manhattan

The peak of summer is marked by picking fresh berries. Get a flavour burst with this refreshing cocktail. ½ oz Chambord Liqueur 1½ oz Bourbon Dash of bitters fresh blackberry for garnish Take a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Pour in Chambord, bourbon and a dash of bitters. Strain into a martini glass. Top with a fresh blackberry and sprig of mint.

ORANGE AND CHERRIES

Thyme Orange Negroni

The pronounced orange flavour in this cocktail makes for a refreshing summertime drink. 2 ounces freshly squeezed orange juice 1 ½ ounces gin 1 ounce sweet vermouth ½ ounce Campari ½ ounce thyme simple syrup (recipe in directions) ¼ ounce lemon juice Ice To make the thyme simple syrup: In a saucepan over medium heat combine 2 cups (500 ml) water and 1 cup (250 ml) sugar. Stir occasionally until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and add thyme, covering pot to steep. Let cool and remove thyme. Combine the orange juice, gin, vermouth, Campari, simple syrup, and lemon juice in a shaker filled with ice. Strain into a rocks glass. Add a slice of orange and place three Luxardo cherries on a skewer to garnish.

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The classic liqueur is ideal for mixing light cocktails

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Quickly burning an orange rind releases essential oils

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2 of CSL’s Favourite Bourbon

FOUR ROSES

A soft and smooth choice, popular as a mixer for cocktails, this bourbon has notes of pear with floral qualities, subtle spice and honey. fourrosesbourbon.com

BUFFALO TRACE

The distillery has been making bourbon for 200 years. The resulting liquor is creamy with a long finish. buffalotrace.com

LEMONS

Honey Bear

A take on the gin-based bees knees, the addition of cinnamon adds a savoury note and complexity to this Prohibition-era tipple 2 oz bourbon ¾ oz freshly squeezed lemon juice ½ oz honey ½ tsp. ground cinnamon

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Citrus fruit like lemons and oranges balances sweet notes with sharpness

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Cinnamon adds a smoky-sweet punch to cocktails

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A natural sweetener like honey cuts down on calories

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Combine all ingredients in an ice-filled shaker. Shake until all ingredients have combine and are chilled, about 10 seconds. Serve over ice cubes and garnish with a honey dipper and lemon wedge.


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Lightweight makeup, CSL’s favourite beauty products new on the scene, how to prepare for the beach and much more

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L’Oréal Canada at Marissa Webb.

COURTESY L’OREAL

GET THE LOOK


All Aglow

HELEN OF TROY

COURTESY CIATE; FORMULA X; BARE MINERALS; MAKEUP FOREVER; SMASHBOX; BUTTER LONDON’ SHU UEMURA; SURRATT BEAUTY; URBAN DECAY

Marissa Webb

Erdem

Alexander Wang

surratt beauty Artistique Eyeshadow in metallic black, $22, surrattbeauty.com

shu uemura pressed Eye Shadow Refill in G bronze, $19, shuuemura.com

Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye pencil, $24, urbandecay.com

Smashbox blush Rush in passion, $29, smashbox.com

MAKE Up FOR EVER HD blush in peachy pink, $33, makeupforever.com

bareMinerals blush in warm apricot, $25, bareescentuals.com

butter LONDON patent Shine 10X Nail Lacquer in Ta-Ta, $22, butterlondon.com

Ciaté Mini paint pot Nail polish in Razzmatazz, $10, ciatelondon.com

Formula X brilliants Nail polish Effect in Fine Like Einstein, $16, formulax.com

CSL GREE N TIPS Purchase jeans made from plastic found in the ocean. / Use baking soda as a body scrub. / For a natural face mask whisk one egg white and apply. ››


Giorgio Armani Spring/ Summer 2016

SUMMER UPDATE

SKIN

Barely There

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YOUR LOOK Whether you are in to dewy skin or matte, a good foundation (pun intended) is key. We are stepping out of the 1990s inspired look of full face makeup and entering the zone of ‘real’ skin. The era of contouring has taken a backseat to gentler makeup. To create this look, begin with a creamy sunscreen. Next, hide flaws (under eye circles, blemishes) with a colour correcting palatte. Then, with a foundation brush, apply a liquid foundation all over your face. To add a warm glow, use a gel or liquid bronzer to key areas (cheekbones, chin, bridge of the nose). To finish the look, try strobing, or highlighting. This makeup technique will make your skin radiant. | SUMMER 2016 | citystyleandliving.com

COURTESY NARS; GIORGIO ARMANI

NARS for Christopher Kane

It may be an obvious statement to say that ‘good skin is in’, but this season a flawless face starts with an impeccable base.


NARS for Phillip Lim.

SUMMER UPDATE

EyES

Baby Blues The go-to colour on eyes for the season is blue, from turquoise liner at the New york shows to smudgy cobalt at shows in Milan. The versatile applications are a fun way to play with your makeup!

COURTESY NARS; PHILIP LIM; MARC JACOBS

YOUR LOOK On lids, graphic liner is given an update by being a little bit chaotic, instead of a neat line. The pretty shade looks super cool when applied with a bit of disconnection. Start with an eye liner brush, and dip into a bright shade. Apply from the inner corner and sweep toward the middle of the eye along the crease. Leave a gap and end with a cat eye flick on the corner of your eye. More into a pastel shade of blue? To recreate this sweet look, sweep powder over your entire lid, and finish with spiky mascara to create a mod-inspired look.

NARS at Marc Jacobs


HELEN OF TROY

MAKEUP

by DANIEL THOMpSON

1 Enhance the Foundation Mix your regular liquid foundation with a mineral based liquid sunscreen (be careful here because this only works with pure mineral sunscreens and not chemical based ones) – equal portions work best, but for a more radiant finish mix 1 part foundation with two parts sunscreen. Apply mixture evenly across the skin – and yes it will look a little white but only for a moment – massage into the skin until there is no trace of the white finish (created from the sunscreen) – allow to set for about 10 minutes – longer if you can. Lightly dust with a transparent powder using a big open brush – this will create a flawless finish that does not look heavy. 2 Change the Eye Shadow Formula Talc-free eye shadows wear better in humidity and are not as easily broken down by the skin. This can be either a cream formula or a mineral formula. Also the colour payoff is better. Don’t try to contour with cream eye shadow rather create washes of colour. 3 Lipstick Trick Fill the entire lip with your favourite lip liner shaping the edge of the mouth as you go. Dab a very small amount of clear lip gloss in the centre of the bottom lip and rub the lips together to distribute the shine. 34

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MINERAL SUNSCREEN Soleil du Midi Face Mineral Sunscreen SPF 45, 50ml, $72. LIQUID FOUNDATION Daniel Thompson Beauty Mineral Moisturizer, 30 ml, $114; danielthompsonbeauty.com. TRANSPARENT POWDER Sisley Phyto-Poudre Libre, 12g,, $124. CREAM EYESHADOW Daniel Thompson Beauty Absolute Colour, 5.75g, $37 LIPLINER Gucci Contouring Lip Liner, 3g, $42 . LIP GLOSS Daniel Thompson Beauty Gilded Gloss, 6ml, $46.

COURTESY DANIEL THOMPSON; GUCCI; SISLEY; STELLA MCCARTNEY

Warm weather means reduced durability with makeup. Like changing your seasonal wardrobe for the hot weather, it’s time to summerproof your makeup as well

Sally Hansen at Stella McCartney

Melt-Proof


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TREASURE TROVE

Great Products products CSL loves, and you should try too

With the same minty freshness we’re used to but without artificial sweeteners, fluoride or synthetic detergent foaming agents, Dr. Bronner’s Peppermint All-One Toothpaste will leave you smiling. 5 oz., $6.49; drbronner.com

NICOLE MILLER

COURTESY DR. BRONNER; NOVA SCOTIA FISHERMAN; BV SPA

1. SO FRESH AND SO CLEAN!

KYE

DENNIS BASSO

FOR DATE NIGHT

by NATALIE FOX

FOR ROAD TRIP

2. SMOOTH SAILING

Handmade in (you guessed it!) Nova Scotia with kelp, chamomile, aloe and olive oil this soothing balm may just be the best catch yet. Best of all, a portion of each purchase goes to the Nature Conservancy of Canada. Nova Scotia Fisherman Rescue Balm, $11.95; novascotiafisherman.com

FOR WEDDING

3. SPA AT HOME

Massage therapists’ secret is now available to everyone with the complete line from BVspa. Exfoliate using BVspa by Bon Vital Salt Scrub, with Dead Sea salt and jojoba oil. $11.99; bvspa.ca citystyleandliving.com | SUMMER 2016 | 35


HELEN OF TROY

you've heard of a side part, now get ready for the side braid. The hands-down hair style of the season, this versatile look can compliment any outfit

VICTOR ALFORO SPRING SUMMER 2016

THE CROWN AFFAIR

Twirl 360 1.25" Motion-Sensing, Auto-Rotating Curling Iron, $230; 3micro.com; Goody Ouchless® Mini Elastics; Sachajuan ocean mist; sachajuan.com

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CROWNING GLORY This sweet look would be perfect for a summer wedding.

COURTESY VICTOR ALFARO

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een on the majority of spring runways, braids are anything but boring. At Louis Vuitton, hair was loosely braided for a French cool-girl edge, while the crowned headband seen at Vanessa Seward was an update on the traditional ‘Heidi braid’. For a subtle look, take a 3 inch section of hair from the front of your head and braid, securing with an elastic and tuck into the back of your ear. Or, try a fishtail braid with ends brought to the side of the shoulder. For a side braid begin with a side part, then braid the thickest section only and secure with an elastic. Then take the remaining section of hair and the end of the braid and twist into a bun. Secure with bobby pins. Finally, to easily create the ultimate crown, start by parting hair into two. Tightly braid each section and secure with a translucent elastic band. Next, take the end of one braid and bring to the opposite side of head, securing the end with a bobby pin. Repeat with the other section of hair. Finish by tucking in any loose ends VICTOR ALFORO with bobby pins, and spray hair to hold in place.


CSL

BEACH BEAUTY TOOLKIT

COURTESY LANDS END

beachy Keen

Life’s a beach! The beach lovers’ guide to everything summer beauty.


Coral Crusader HELEN OF TROY

The top three got-to-have-it beach worthy shades

Natural Scrub Nourish your soles with this easy to make at home and gentle exfoliating scrub

Here Comes the Sun

¾ cup brown sugar 1 tbsp table or kosher salt 1 tsp olive oil 2-3 drops lavender or peppermint oil

Cool girl orange-coral that adds a pop to toes, and looks great with any outfit. Formula X in Color Here Come s The Sun, $13

Juicy Orange

A pastel pinky-coral shade that works on most skin tones.

Mix all ingredients to form a paste, gently exfoliate feet. Rinse.

OPI infinite shine 2 polish ‘In Familiar Terra-Tory’

Canal Street Daisy

A nature-based, non-toxic, ecofriendly polish that adds a pretty shade of geranium to nails. Scotch Naturals NaturaLaq in Canal Street Daisy, $15

HAPPY FEET

Summer is all about going barefoot. Follow CSL’s easy threestep guide to keeping your feet looking good all season.

1/ PREP

Get your feet ready with a warm foot bath. To make your own combine 3 cups warm water, 1 cup warm milk, and 1 tsp of almond oil. Add a few drops of your favourite essential oil like sweet and floral ylang ylang or vibrant grapefruit. Soak feet for 10 minutes.

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2/ BUFF

Get rid of dead skin with a gentle buff. Use the natural scrub recipe above, and rub all over feet, paying careful attention to toes and heels. If you have calluses, try using a foot file.

3/ PAMPER

Slather your feet in a buttery and rich cream to seal in moisture. For an extra boost to keep feet soft, coat feet in your favourite cream before bedtime, and slip on a pair of socks. The following day, your feet will feel pillowy soft.

COURTESY SCOTCH NATURALS; CIATE LONDON; FORMULA X

Ciaté London in Lucky 7 in juicy orange, $10


HELEN OF TROY

Seafolly k asbah high neck maillort; seafolly.com

Lift, firm and tone your posterior like the Brazilians. Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream $57; soldejaneiro.com

Smooth OPERATOR You’ve got your toes polished with a bright shade, now it’s time to make your skin ultra soft

Protect your body with this formula containing 20% zinc oxide. Drunk Elephant Umbra Sheer Physical Defense SPF 30 $38; drunkelephant.com COURTESY TANI USA; APRES SOLEIL; DRUNK ELEPHANT; BLISS; SOL DE JANEIRO;

Get rid of stubborn hair like the professionals. bliss poetic waxing microwaveable waxing kit, $48; blissworld.com

CSL FIND

Keep that silky smooth feeling all day long with these undergarments. Tani USA SilkCut Shorty Pant $35; taniusa.com

Add a gentle shine to legs. Après Soleil Exotic Shimmer Body Oil, $56; soleiltoujours.com

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BEACH BODY IS ALL ABOUT that golden glow and silky smooth skin. To prep your skin, a few weeks prior to heading to the beach, apply a firming cream daily to the back of legs and buttocks, massaging for 3-4 minutes for best results. Next, get rid of unwanted hair with an easy at home hair removal waxing system which heats up in seconds in the microwave. Protect your skin with a broad spectrum sunscreen like the chemical free option from Drunk Elephant infused with Sunflower Shoot Extract, Raspberry Seed Oil and Marula Oil. Going out for evening? Give legs an extra boost by applying Après Soleil exotic shimmer body oil formulated with rosemary leaf extract which helps to correct age spots, and contains a hint of bronzer leaving skin radiant and luminous. CSL citystyleandliving.com | SUMMER 2016 | 39


HELEN OF TROY Temperley London.

GOLDEN GIRLS Faking a just back from vacation glow is easier than ever with these four bronzing formulas by NATALIE FOX GEL

A transparent gel mist is the easiest to apply, and creates an even tanned look. This no shimmer, no transfer formula creates a healthy glow.

Get a believable tan with this formula that glides on and stays put with a matte finish for 12 hours. Plus, build up the bronze by applying multiple layers.

1. The Body Shop Honey Bronze Tinted Leg Mist, $25; thebodyshop.ca

2. Benefit Hoola zero tanlines body bronzer, $30; benefitcosmetics.com

pOWDER

MOUSSE

Best for use on the face and neck. Apply with a kabuki or extra large powder brush for the most even results.

The airy, delicate texture dries easily when applied, and leaves a soft all-over glow. Also, great for travel.

3. YSL Les Sahariennes bronzing stones; yslbeautyus.com 4. Tom Ford Bronzing Powder, $95; tomford.com

5. James Read Express Bronzing Mousse, $54; jamesreadtan.com

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PRET-A-PORTER!

NEW LOOKS FOR yOUR WARDRObE

GARDEN VARIETY Gucci Spring/ Summer 2016

The colour of the moment in wearable pieces, plus how to find the right shades for your face shape.


COLOUR OF THE MOMENT

Canary Yellow

Anything but shy, wearing this brilliant shade is a like an instant touch of sunny happiness

The satchel of the season in bright saffron adds an instant lift to any outfit. ChloĂŠ 'Marcie - Small' Leather Satchel, $2,627.68; shop.nordstrom.com

Don’t let it rain on your parade! This classic, modern trench in sunshine yellow will make you (almost) wish it rained every day. Helly Hansen Kirkwall rain coat, $140; hellyhansen.com 42

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These comfortable flats are great for travel, and the pretty lace texture is on point for summer. Ermanno Scervino crochet espadrilles, $688.55; farfetch.com

How could you not help but smile at the cute Sicilian lemon print on this highwaisted two-piece? An instant way to look like a 1950s pin-up. Dolce & Gabbana printed underwired bikini top, $495 and printed bikini briefs, $345; dolcegabbana.com

COURTESY HELLY HANSEN; FAT RETCH; NORDSTROM; LA MER COLLECTIONS; DOLCE GABBANA

Talk about instant #armparty! A cool combo of watch and bracelet in one. La Mer Collections Camel Gold bali Wrap Watch, $135; lamercollections.com


PRET A PORTER

CSL’s

Guide to frames for your face shape ROUND

A structured square frame can add dimension to features.

FENDI Crystal 52mm Tipped Cat Eye sunglasses, $495; fendi.com

SQUARE Soften your sharp, angular features with a rounded pair.

LONG

RAY BAN Club master metal mirrored sunglasses, $195; ray-ban.com

Large square frames balance the length of your face.

HEART

DIOR 'So Real' 48mm sunglasses, $755.88; dior.com

COURTESY LE SPECS; DIOR; RAY BAN; FENDI

CSL !

LE SPECS SELF PORTRAIT Edition Five in matte blush, $125; lespecs.com

Throwing Shade Balance your pointed chin with a pair that are wider on the top than the bottom.

Colour of the year 2016, Rose quartz, is making its way into the accessories world with these flattering sunglasses.

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STYLIST!

HOW TO STyLE yOUR FAVOURITE OUTFITS AND ACCESSORIES

BCBGMAXAZRIA.

Barely There

LACE This is not your granny’s lace – peek-aboo details, streamline cuts and bright colours give it a modern edge.

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HIS SEASON’S LOVE OF everything lace follows the previous season's showing of Victorian themes. It's a natural progression that showed up all over the runways as designers showed a plethora of lace textures from sheer and delicate to structured and bold. We loved the touches of subtle architectural digitized lace at Jonathan Simkhai, while Riccardo Tisci at Givenchy opted for delicate Gothic glamour with boudoir elements, and at sister-duo Kate and Laura Mulleavy's Rodarte, velvet and embroidery combined to create an embellished silhouette.


STYLIST If you're super daring, go for the overt silk negligee styles, accentuated with lace seen at Céline, Givenchy and Calvin Klein. Instead of a rehashing of the grunge trend from the 1990s (ie. lace slipdress with combat boots), this season offers a softer shoe, the leather pointed-toe booties, seen at the Chloé show. If the thought of wearing nightwear in daytime frightens you, throw on this season's statement piece – a bomber jacket – over a simple lace camisole and wide leg trousers with metallic loafers. Another option is to pair a lace crop top with a metallic skirt and chunky mules. Flirty and fun, this is great for a summer party. Or, for a classic take on the trend, copy Dolce and Gabbana's pretty Sicilian lady- a bustier style dress with subtle lace inserts worn with a cat eye, red lips and gold jewellery. CSL

CSL’s Favourites THOMAS SABO Glam & Soul earrings, $239 and Glam & Soul ring, $498; thomassabo.com

COURTESY NET A PORTER; THE OUTNET; SELF PORTRAIT; GUCCI; VINCE CAMUTO; THOMAS SABO

ALAïA Vienne laser-cut leather bucket bag, $2,600; net-a-porter.com

DOLCE & GABBANA Metallic guipure lace and brocade top , $1,976; theoutnet.com GUCCI Cluny lace skirt, $ 1,400; gucci.com

VINCE CAMUTO 'Vasha' Lace-Up Sandal, $184.80; vincecamuto.com

SELF-PORTRAIT Azaelea guipure lace dress, $480; self-portrait-studio.com

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SUMMER 2016

Travel

CITY STYLE AND LIVING

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Tell us a little about your career path as an actress.

I grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and was a competitive (and pretty stressed out) gymnast. After breaking my hand during one of the best competitions of my life, I realized how truly unhappy I was. Though it was ridiculously hard, and seemed almost impossible at the time to quit, I eventually did find the strength. Around that same time I went to see the movie Center Stage by Nicholas Hytner. This film was so powerful for me…I knew that performing was what I was born to do. Throughout high school I was busy dancing and acting [but]… I didn’t get into my dream college. I saw an opportunity to audition for an intense performing arts scholarship program in LA. As soon as I finished the program I got signed to a dance agency and tried to get in with an acting agency, but got turned down and was very discouraged. A couple weeks later, I saw a sign on the wall for auditions for the lead in Center Stage: Turn It Up – the sequel to the very film that changed me as a little girl. [Eventually] I got a call from one of the agents that turned me down saying that Sony Pictures wanted to book me to play Kate Parker in Center Stage Turn It Up. This crazy, beautiful, overwhelming, and miraculous experience was what has shaped my entire brand and company.

Tell us about Unbreakable.

My brand, Unbreakable was inspired greatly from my Center Stage story and centers on what I have learned along my journey of both going after and achieving big dreams. One of my very favorite things in life is when I get letters and video messages from fans or those that have attended one of my workshops who say things like, "because of your workshop I finally have the confidence to go after my dream.”

What are some of your favourite projects that you have worked on as an actress?

The Nice Guys [out May 20, 2016]: I loved working with Ryan Gosling. It was so nice to be able to work with someone who is so talented, successful, and who is under a lot of stress and yet still be so wonderful to everyone regardless of who they were. Cold Moon [set for release on October 28, 2016]: a suspense thriller where I play a sweet Southern Belle. Center Stage 3 [premiers June 25th]: Obviously close to my heart.

“Commit to having fun making your dreams come true and make every decision from a place of love and not fear.” – on the best advice she’s received CSL’s TOUR GUIDE

Rachele Brooke Smith

The former competitive gymnast talks career highs, lows and everyday inspiration RACHELE’S MUST-HAVES

1. Three items always in your luggage? Running shoes, healthy snacks, Freeyo T-shirts. 2. I can't live without... Music, movies, dancing, travel, and all those whom I love and who love me. 3. Most memorable travel moment Laying on the edge of a cliff at the tip of Cape point South Africa and then running from a wild kudu in the night with no flash lights...quite a rush!

Tell us about your charitable endeavours and why it is important to give back.

I truly believe the secret to living is giving. I usually make it a point to give something every day. Unbreakable Dreams is the charity element of my company. Ten per cent of all sales from Unbreakable Productions and Freeyo Fashion go to funding Unbreakable Dreams Projects. We ask people to send in stories of how they are living the Unbreakable mindset, and what their dream or goal is. Once a month, we pick one and help make their dream a reality, in a fun creative way.

How do arts and athletics act as therapy for life?

I am a big believer that the arts and athletics are what make me able to do all that I do. My Freeyo Workouts are a combination of yoga flow, hip hop dance cardio, and HIIT training all in one – a combination of all of the things that are fun, and effective.

>> For more with Rachele visit citstyleandliving.com

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PASSPORT!

WHERE TO GO, WHAT TO SEE AND WHAT TO DO AROUND THE WORLD

CSL’s GUIDE TO

INSTA-UPDATE TRAVEL EDITION

With more than 22K followers, CSL’s social media team share their 4 favourite hacks to a follow-worthy feed DON’T POST OBVIOUS SHOTS

FOR THE SAKE OF FOOD

AUSTRIA

Yes, #foodporn is extremely popular, but try not to post every. single. thing. you. eat. Especially if the photo you post does not truly merit the hashtag!

LONDON

Nobody likes a humble bragger. We get that you loooved that trip to an all inclusive in Mexico, but to avoid losing followers (and likes), post 2-3 shots, spaced out throughout the day.

AIRPORT REPORT

What’sgoodatYVRAirport

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Getting right into the heart of the action creates an interesting and compelling image. Zoom into flowers or natural surroundings to that your followers get a sense of place. ST LUC IA

1. Lou ngeBuddy Long layover? This app searches from 500 airports worldwide, for a range of lounge options. 2. TripIt Consolidate your travel itinerary into one place, sync to your phone and view it online so that you can share with your friends and family. 3. PackPo int Create a trip profile with the destination, length of stay and purpose of travel and this app provides a checklist of what to pack.

A few favourite dishes from Fairmont Vancouver Airport restaurant, Globe @YVR

Crispy dungeness crab cakes with garlic chili lime aioli, green papaya salad

Summer berry cheesecake with raspberry coulis seasonal fresh berries; fairmont.com/vancouver-airport-richmond

COURTESY TRIPIT

Haida Gwaii Sable Fish: sake miso marinade, bok choy, shimeji mushrooms, dashi ginger broth

Instagram is all about creativity! Try to avoid posting photos from boring angles. Sure, we all need the Eiffel tower or Big Ben in our gallery, but capture an unusual foreground or a reflection.

GET CLOSE

POST IN A TIMELY MANNER

LORETO, M EXICO

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TIP: Pack toiletries in plastic bags to catch any spillage before placing them into to your carry on

CSL’s jetsetting editors faves for global jaunts

10 PRODUCTS CSL’S TRAVEL EDITORS CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT 1/ HAIR BRUSH Sephora Collection Luxe Combo Travel Brush ,$19; sephora.com

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TOOTHBRUSH AND SANITIZER

Pro Floss toothbrush sanitizer,

K&S MEDIA

$14.99; pro-floss.com

3/ VAPORUB

Vicks VapoRub™ Topical Ointment; vicks.com

6/ LIP MOISTURIZER

This look is comfortable and great for travel

7/ EYE DROPS

4/ MOISTURIZER

5/ INSECT REPELLENT

Off Deep woods; off.com/product/deep-woods

Daily Repair 85ml; colgate.ca

Vaseline lip therapy cocoa butter mini; vaseline.us

9/WATER FACIAL SPRAY

Systane Ultra Lubricant Eye Drops ; systane.com

Charcoal Eye Mask, C.O Bigelow, $23; bigelowchemists.com

8/ TOOTHPASTE

Evian mineral evianspray.com

10/ EYE MASK Morihata - Binchotan

Colgate total Advanced Health*

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What to see, eat and do on this rejuvenating island. by Dr. Rookmin Maharaj photography by K&S Media

Clockwise from top lef t: The legendary Kalalau Trail; Uncle's Shave Ice & Smoothies in Poipu; a palm frond; Gary Lopez of the Grand Hyatt Kaua'i.


The plants here take on an architectural and at times artistic quality emphasized by the many sculptures and exhibits on display

ME RR IM AN’S FISH HOU SE

SEAFOOD Owned by Chef peter Merriman, this restaurant is considered a pioneer in the "Farm-to-Table" movement in Hawaii, with 90% of the ingredients being locally sourced. We began our meal with crispy Kunana Dairy chevre salad with Kula strawberries, and Hirabara Farms Earth grown lettuce and finished with incredible Nihau ono served with kale, lemon, and local squash.

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CASTLE RESORTS KIAHUNA pLANTATION & THE bEACH bUNGALOWS With verdant grounds accentuated by water features and flowers, and an oceanfront location this resort caters to families and young couples L O CA T I O N

Poipu

Once a sugarcane plantation, Castle Resorts Kiahuna plantation and The beach bungalows is now a 35 acre oceanfront condo resort near poipu beach park with shopping, golf, horseback riding and restaurants nearby.

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COURTESY MERRIMANS FISH HOUSE; EATING HOUSE 1849

Plantation Style Our one- bedroom gardenview Kauai condo had touches of plantation décor. It featured a full kitchen, free wi-fi and a balcony for al fresco dining.

VIBE

Relaxing On site barbecues, a restaurant, pool, jetspa,

tennis courts, and a beach activity center cater to families and young couples. The vibe here is relaxing and carefree.

Top to Bottom: Local produce is king at Merrimans Fish House; Kale salad with sweet beets, radish, and pecorino cheese at Eating House 1849

EAT ING HOUS E 1 849 BY RO Y YAM AGUC HI

HISTORY Award-winning chef Roy yamaguchi’s take on plantation food with a modern twist is a nod to both Hawaii’s culinary heritage, and pioneer restaurateurs like peter Fernandez, who opened one of the first restaurants in Hawaii in the mid-1800s. Standouts include the garlic tiger shrimp piri piri and warm malasadas (doughnuts).

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W H AT W E L O V E

HEAVENL Y HAKU

The grounds

The grounds here are spectacular with large trees, flowers and ponds.

D O N ’T M I S S

Moir Gardens

A pleasant stroll through the grounds leads to Moir Gardens, begun in the 1930s. planted among black lava rock are a collection of succulents considered among the best in the world, ravishing orchids, bromeliads and cactus.

NATI ONAL T RO PICAL BO TANICAL GARD ENS

Without the dazzling colour of flowers, the plants here take on an architectural and at times artistic quality emphasized by the many sculptures and exhibits on display. Details like the shiny, pock marked leaves of the breadfruit play against the bronze patinaed surface of L . A n d r e o t t i ’ s T w o M e r m a i d s that stand at opposite ends of a scalloped aqueduct. The massive curved roots of the M o r e t o n b a y f i g t r e e which played a role in Jurassic park mirror the lines of a squiggly fountain in the A l l e r t o n G a r d e n . Divided into five rooms, this is a garden art gallery.

Owner Elvrine Chow leads the haku lei making class with clear direction and experience. Using a selection of brilliant Kaui grown flowers and foliage like plumeria, orchids, and ti leaves, Chow notes that the blooms can last for up to a month. We easily pick up the wilistyle technique and the relaxing craft is a fun way to connect to Hawaiian culture. In under half hour, we end up with a regal haku (crown).

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KOA KEA Intimate, modern, oceanfront property that seamlessly combines Hawaiian hospitality and relaxed boutique chic

V IB E & R OO M Cool and Sophisticated

Koa Kea Hotel and Resort recently became part of the Meritage Collection, and is one of the most romantic hotels on the island of Kauai. The sophisticated lobby is set off by sparkling crystal chandeliers and a black and white palette. The boutique resort offers luxury amenities, like valet service to a mostly adult clientele. The pool and jacuzzi are the focal point at the u-shaped 121 room hotel while beach chairs are neatly aligned on the oceanfront lawn - everything at this resort is centered on sky and water. Fit with a large marble tile bathroom, Nespresso coffee maker and a small balcony overlooking poipu beach, our ocean view room is modern and chic, with dark wood accented with pink and blue reflecting the colours of sunrise and sunset.

SP A Relaxing and Indulgent

On a late afternoon, we enjoyed a relaxing and rejuvenating lomi lomi massage in an outdoor beach side cabana. The sound of children playing on the sand was subdued by crashing ocean waves enhancing the relaxing massage. Kipi, our therapist had an incredible technique and was able to ease our sore muscles.

RE ST A U RA NT Red Salt

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Dinner at Red Salt featured picture worthy presentation (like the chess board style plating of the signature ahi and ono poke) and delicate flavours (the lobster ravioli was sweet, topped with a Michelin worthy tomato brunoise). Creativity at the restaurant is paramount, and our eyes lit up when we were presented with a towering mound of lilikoi (passion fruit) cotton candy at the end of our meal. Red Salt excels at creating a luxurious and intimate dining experience, and is one of the best restaurants on Kaua'i.

KO LOA R UM CO M PANY Mount Wai’ale’ale is one of the wettest places on earth and it feeds many of Kauai’s springs. It is also integral to the success of Koloa Rum Company, which produces award winning, premium, single-batch Hawaiian Rum. The process of distilling sugar cane into the 52

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delicious amber tipple began here in 2009. Daily tastings introduce several of Koloa Rum’s seven offerings (including the new spectacular Kaua'i Coffee). Our guide Kale also demonstrated how to create a mai tai so that the dark rum, sits atop Koloa Rum's mai tai mix. To top it off – a bite of moist and delicious rum cake.

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Kauai is known for its cinematic landscape that has had a starring role in film and television. This helicopter ride offers firsthand, close-up views of Nāwiliwili Harbor, Hanapepe Valley, Manawaiopuna Falls, and Olokele Canyon among other iconic Kauai sites. Spot rainbows, towering cliffs, lush vegetation, white sand beach and miles of ocean.


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Asian artwork, sculptures, beautiful gardens and pools teeming with golden, black and orange koi imbue the resort with a sense of tropical tranquillity. Facing K al apak i bay and a short drive from the airport in L i h ue, the resort’s scale and size give it an imposing grandeur though touches like a sculpture of a cow on the garden grounds adorned with the leis from guests make it feel far from impersonal. At K u ku i' s Res ta ur an t we enjoy light snacks including mahi mahi wrapped in banana leaves, lamb sliders, vegetarian samosas, and, our favourite an ube roll (a delicious taro cake). Another day we were fortunate to be invited by E xec u ti ve

Che f Gu y H iga to his home and farm. Chef Higa is down to earth, has a passion for fresh ingredients, and knows how to balance flavours. His farm is a treasure trove of ingredients and he introduced us to some familiar and many exotic beans, plants, fruits and herbs, like calamansi lemons, curry leaves, macadamia nut tree, a variety of fig, fiddle stick, watercress, arugula, and purple string bean. After picking some fresh ingredients he then brought them back to Kaua‘i Marriott Resort and transformed them into a delicious dinner. Dishes included a play on a panzanella, salade niçoise, and chicken wellington with sautéed mushroom. This sprawling resort has an authentic core.

The most spectacular sight however is the most unusual - the tail of a humpback whale rising out of the water for almost a half hour

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MENU Italian fare meets Hawaiian produce. The result? Meaty ono picatta, chicken marsala and shrimp puttanesca pizza.

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DRINKS A complete cocktail list reveals classics with just enough creative inventions. Can’t choose? Try the signature glitterati with notes of lemon, caramel, and vanilla.

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From left: Whale flukes of a nursing female emerge from the water. Up close views of Kauai’s coast.

CAPT. ANDY’S SAI LING ADVE NTUR ES & R AFT EXPEDI TI ONS The boat sails toward the Nāpali coast after an early departure from port Allen on the West shore of Kaua’i. We see Ni’ihau, polihale and the ridges of Koke’e, numerous waterfalls and lava tubes. Our captain Tony shares the history and legends of the ancient civilizations that once inhabited these ver-

dant valleys. After a relaxing and beautiful sail, we pull into a remote snorkel area and anchor to reveal colourful fish of yellows, blues and greens. We are fortunate to encounter a pod of spinner dolphins, and green turtles. The most spectacular sight however is the most unusual - the tail of a humpback

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whale rising out of the water for almost a half hour. We are awe struck (as is the captain) who explains that this female is actually nursing her baby - a true wonder of the natural world! It is also a real surprise, as whale season on Kauai usually starts in December and ends in April.

Set amidst the beautiful pa'u a Laka (Moir Gardens), this former plantation manor features delicious Hawaiian classics and pacific Rim cuisine. Chef Ken Morikawa excels at delicious, comforting flavours from the well seasoned poke to the traditional lau lau (seafood cooked in ti leaves), served with rice and stir fried vegetables. Sipping mai tais in the last rays of the setting sun, finishing the last bites of lilikoi (passionfruit) cheesecake from the wrap around open air verandah is a quintessential Kauai experience. citystyleandliving.com | SUMMER 2016 | 53


Traversing the garden isle we drive 604 miles and make the loop of this almost circular island.

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As we arrive one early evening, Frank welcomes us to Kauai and takes us to the office a few minutes away in the shuttle. The attendant Maria is friendly and seamlessly gets the paper work done for the rental vehicle so that we could quickly drive off.

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Clockwise from top lef t: Hertz Kauai rental at Salt Pond Beach. Driving along highway 520 through the tree tunnel, a canopy of Eucalyptus trees on Maliuhi Road. Kealia Beach. A road leading to King Kong. A windy road leads to Waimea Canyon.

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Traversing the garden isle in our SUV from Hertz Kauai we drive 604 miles and make the loop of this almost circular island.

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COURTYARD KAUA‘I AT COCONUT BEACH TOR TI LL A REPUB LIC

The early bird catches the worm at this hip restaurant in poipu as crowds gather to feast on inventive, modern Mexican fare and a selection of refreshing cocktails. Opt for the generous n ac h os as a starter to share, then go for fl autas de po ll o (rolled crispy chicken tacos, flour tortilla, pulled chicken tinga, monterey jack cheese, cilantro crema, guacamole) and the en sa lada sab ro sa topped with grilled shrimp. | SUMMER 2016 | citystyleandliving.com

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With plenty of clearly market lookout points and well maintained roads, Kauai beckons to be discovered from the Grand Canyon of the pacific, the taro fields of Hanalei, and the quaint town of Koloa, to world-class hiking trails and a few secret beaches.

With luggage, cameras and snorkeling gear stored

Greeted at sunset with hula dancing, flaming tiki torches, and the sound of conch shells, the 391 room, 11 suite hotel feels welcoming. Rooms are spread out over eight buildings, over 20 spacious acres and divided into ocean and garden wings. The 180 degree ocean views at RumFire restaurant are breathtaking, while the live music adds to the laid back atmosphere.

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in the trunk, we had ample room in our 2016 Dodge Journey SUV. It was the perfect size vehicle for driving around the island's varying terrain.

The hotel is conveniently centrally located in Kapaa, minutes from shops, restaurants and beautiful Wailua Falls. From my private lanai, framed with cinnamon wood shutters I admire the brilliant pink-yellow sunrise in the morning. A spa, fitness room, event space and restaurant and lounge is also located on site.


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DO N’ T M I SS Activities There are several free activities on property including 'smores nights, daily yoga, a volleyball court and even a putting green. The resort is also undergoing a major renovation set to be complete by 2017 which will include meeting space, a bar and grill, additional villas and a saltwater lagoon.

W H AT W E LO V E A true gem This property combines the best of hotel and vacation home living - a true gem on Kauai!

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L OC A TIO N Poipu On the south shore a short distance from poipu beach and the shops at Kukui’ula, this 25-acre resort offers the largest accommodation on Kauai. The villas here are modern, with touches of the tropics woven into the decor.

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This family-friendly resorts offers some the most spacious accommodation on the island, with enough scenery, activities and amenities to keep everyone happy.

R OO MS Modern and spacious The resort has 98 villas including 1 to 4 bedroom floor plans with 1 300 to 3600 square feet of living space. Our three bedroom villa was luxurious: free wifi; a flat screen television in every room including the living room; and each bedroom has an adjoining full bath. With a full gourmet chef 's kitchen, laundry room, an ultra cool wrap-around, open air lanai (balcony), tables and chairs for outdoor dining, there is more than enough room for a few couples or a multi-generational family. best of all, our three-bedroom villa spanned an entire floor with a semi-private elevator opening right at our door. Thanks to all of the living space amenities, the resort feels immediately comfortable.

V I BE Relaxed, casual, family-oriented

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GRAND HyATT KAUAI

Koi ponds, saltwater lagoons, and an 18 hole golf course are just the beginning at this 52 acre property. There are scenes straight out of the movies on Hyatt’s dreamy grounds, like a pair of black swans gliding in a pond, surfers catching the perfect wave at Shipwreck beach or the spectacular views when hiking the Maha'ulepu heritage trail. Our deluxe room overlooks the resort pool, and offers a peak at the ocean, complete with a private lanai. One day, we tour the resort's own lettuce garden (a pilot project in a converted tennis court). Later, we meet head landscaper/gardener Gary Lopez, who has been working at the hotel for twenty six years. He speaks about leading the reconstruction of the gardens after hurricane Iniki. "We sometimes worked ten-hour days, but they were worth it," he explains.

This family friendly resort offers something for everyone with lavish grounds and spectacular cuisine.

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Anara In the tranquil setting of Anara Spa, we enjoy invigorating garden massage from masseur Mark. The philosophy to ‘inspire lokahi’ (unity, harmony, balance) using traditional healing was in full force.

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KAYAK KAUAI

The Wailua River has been seminal to Kauai for centuries. It is also the focus of this fun outdoor experience. Guide Kelly Corbett helped me with my kayaking technique as we glided on the river. We then hiked for about a mile within the rainforest, at times passing through groves of water apple with their brilliant purple powder puff flowers. Eventually, we came to the beautiful Uluwehi waterfall for a quiet, heavenly swim. Kelly even made a bracelet from sea hibiscus bark during the hike, presenting it as a gift at the end of this fantastic experience.

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Owners Howard Warner and Jeff Sacchini purchased Living Foods Market two years ago. “The ‘aha’ moment was meeting with local vendors and being able to support them,” says Sacchini. The market concept is split between a store side (with an array of local produce and handpicked imports) and the kitchen (which includes a juice bar, freshly prepared food, and grab-and-go items). While the market is undergoing an expansion which will enlarge its kitchen offerings, its current standouts include pizza, poke bowls and sandwiches from Chef Justin Kai.

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As we enter Tidepools, we spot a cavalcade of chefs working the line, from the partially enclosed kitchen. Using Hawaiian ingredients, techniques and flavours, the restaurant excels at introducing diners to unusual ingredients in a familiar way like the crisp taro root croquettes. Our other appetizers including tempura stuffed ahi, mahi and prawn satay were on point. The delicate butter poached lobster and local snapper served with stir-fried vegetables and buckwheat soba noodles in a chili garlic sauce were both outstanding. A highlight of our dinner was watching the fireworks (thanks to a conference being held at the hotel), just overhead - a true spectacle in the sky.


RESOURCE GUIDE: KAUAI, HAWAII north shore, the Nāpali Snorkel BBQ Sail (among many adventures to choose from) includes a snorkel adventure and lunch. (808) 335-6833; napali.com

KAUAI The oldest of the eight main Hawaiian Islands, Kauai is known as the garden isle. Nearly circular in shape, it is divided into four geographical areas. The north shore is known for its taro fields, dramatic sea cliffs of the Nā Pali Coast. The east side (coconut coast) is the most populated area of the island. The south shore is known for its family friendly amenities and quaint towns. The west side is home to the rugged landscape of the Waimea Canyon. Kaua‘i Visitors Bureau, (808) 245-3971; kauaidiscovery.com

SEE National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) The NTBG encompass nearly 2,000 acres of gardens and preserves in different areas of the island. Tour the Allerton Garden in Koloa which is divided into garden rooms with exotic plants, sculptures and water features and which has figured prominently in television and film including Jurassic Park. 4425 Lāwa‘i Rd., Kōloa, (808) 742-2623; ntbg.org The Koloa Jodo Mission A Buddhist Temple which dates from 1910 feels like a touch of Japan transported to the island. 3480 Waikomo Road, Kōloa; koloajodo.com Spouting Horn A blow hole in Koloa, Kaua'i.

Kauai's Hindu Monaster y With views of Mount Waialeale and the all-granite, hand-carved Iraivan Temple, self-guided and guided tours of the monastery founded in 1970 are available. 107 Kaholalele Road, Kapaa; himalayanacademy.com

Waimea Canyon State Park and Kōke’e State Park Known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific, Waimea Canyon State Park is a great destination for picnics, hiking, relaxing or for spotting waterfalls. Kōke’e State Park affords some of the most spectacular views of the Kalalau Valley.

Pa'u a Laka (Moir Gardens) On the grounds of Castle Resorts Kiahuna Plantation and The Beach Bungalows (in front of Plantation Gardens restaurant), this spectacular garden built in the 1930s features plants that require little rain, such as bromeliads and succulents. The gardens also showcase an impressive collection of orchids. 2253 Poipu Road, Poipu.

Waioli Hu iia Church This emerald church in Hanalei is one of the most photographed buildings in Kauai. 5-5363A Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei; hanaleichurch.org

DO Capt. Andy’s Sailing Adventures & Raf t Expeditions Departing from Port Allen for imposing views of the

Island Helicopters A once-in-a-lifetime helicopter tour of Kauai from Nāwiliwili Harbor, and Hanapepe Valley, to Manawaiopuna Falls and Olokele Canyon. The 60-minute Kauai Grand Island Tour is an exhilarating way to see many island gems courtesy of expert pilots. 3643 Ahukini Rd., Līhu‘e, (808) 246-0008; islandhelicopters.com

Kayak Kauai Among the many adventures offered, Wailua River Paddle & Swim encompasses paddling on the Wailua River, and swimming in the company of informative and friendly guides. 3-5971 Kūhi‘o Hwy., Kapa‘a, (808) 826-9844; kayakkauai.com Heavenly Haku Learn to make leis and haku (flower coronets) from a local expert. 1640 Papau St., Kapa‘a, (808) 6349999; kauaimade.net/listing/heavenly-hakus Kukui‘ula Shopping Center A popular meeting place with shops, restaurants and galleries. A farmer’s market with music, local produce and homemade specialties takes place on Wednesdays. 2826 Ala Kalanikaumaka St., Kōloa, (808) 742-9545; kukuiula.com

Koloa Rum Company Award winning, premium, single-batch Hawaiian Rum made on Kauai. Daily sampling tours are available from a fun and friendly staff. Don’t forget to pick up a bottle of the newest creation coffee rum. Historic Kilohana Plantation, 3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, (808) 246-8900; koloarum.com

EAT AND STAY Grand Hyatt Kau ai (and Anara Spa) This expansive and well-manicured resort features some of the best amenities on the island including the Robert Trent Jones Jr. golf course, several dining options, a lettuce farm, tennis courts, salt and traditional pools and spa. 1571 Poipū Rd., Kōloa, (808) 240-6440; kauai.grand.hyatt.com, anaraspa.com

Courtyard Kaua‘i at Coconut Beach Most rooms at this oceanfront hotel have views of the Pacific. 650 Aleka Loop, Kapa‘a, (808) 8223455; courtyard.com

Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi The famed chef’s nod to Hawaii’s plantation past with dishes like mochiko crusted calamari and rissoles Portuguese shrimp turnovers. 2829 Ale Kalanikaumaka Rd., A-201, Kōloa, (808) 742-5000; eatinghouse1849.com

Kauai Marriott Resor t Situated on Kalapaki Bay and featuring one of the largest pools in Hawaii, this resort provides quick access to the island’s airport. A nearby Jack Nicklausdesigned championship golf course, and several dining experiences from executive chef Guy Higa whose personal farm-grown produce feature on menus make this a well-rounded resort. 3610 Rice St., Līhu‘e, (808) 245-5050; marriott.com Sheraton Kauai Resor t Set on 20 acres on Poipu Beach, this 391 room 11 suite resort features live Hawaiian entertainment, dining and pool. 2440 Ho‘onani Rd., Kōloa, (808)

742-1661; sheraton-kauai.com Koloa Landing Resort This beautiful luxury resort features some of the largest and most unique two, three and four bedroom villas on Kauai with grand lanai (balconies), full kitchens and modern amenities. The 25-acre resort also features pools, spa, fitness centre and plenty of on-site activities. 2641 Poipu Rd, Koloa, (808) 2406600; koloalandingresort.com Living Foods Market The market provides local produce, freshly prepared food, a juice bar and handpicked imports from around the world. The poke bowl, pizza, and salad bar are outstanding. 2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka, Koloa, (808) 742-2323; shoplivingfoods.com

Castle Resor ts Kiahuna Plantation and The Beach Bungalows The 35-acre oceanfront condo resort was once a sugarcane plantation. Expansive grounds with large trees, flowers and ponds and easy access to the beach make it popular with families. 2253-B Poipu Road, East Entrance, Koloa, (808) 742-2200; castleresorts.com

Merriman 's Fish House Kauai Chef- owner Peter Merriman is is known for being a pioneer in the "Farm to Table" movement in Hawaii. 2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka St, Kōloa, (808) 7428385; merrimanshawaii.com

Pizzetta Kauai Serves Italian-inspired fare with traditional Hawaiian ingredients, innovative cocktails (including the signature Glitterati), and Papalani gelato (salt pond is our favourite). The pizza, chicken marsala and ono picatta are outstanding. 5408 Koloa Rd., Koloa, (808) 742-8881; pizzettakauai.com Plantation Gardens Restaurant Set amidst the beautiful grounds of Moir Gardens and led by Chef Ken Morikawa, the restaurant offers flavour combinations that represent Hawaii at its finest. Don’t miss the poke or lau lau (seafood cooked in ti leaves), served with rice and stir fried vegetables. 2253 Poipu Road, Koloa, (808) 7422121; pgrestaurant.com

Ko'a Kea Hotel & Resort at Poipu Beach A modern and luxurious property, this boutique resort offers luxury amenities (like valet service), modern rooms fit with marble tile bathrooms, and ocean views. Part of the Meritage Collection, the resort is one of the most romantic properties on the island. 2251 Poipu Rd, Koloa, (877) 724-1065; meritagecollection.com/koakea

Tor tilla Republic Specializing in inventive modern Mexican fare, cocktails and with a hip vibe, this restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. Fish tacos, flautas and margaritas are standouts. 2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka St. Koloa, (808) 742-8884; tortillarepublic.com/hawaii DRIVE Her tz Kauai Easy airport pick-up (just look for the punctual shuttles at arrivals), friendly staff and lots of vehicles to choose from in Kauai. 3250 Hoolimalima Place, Lihue; hertz.com

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