Essential Kauai Announces Its Second-Annual Photo Contest

March 26, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Lihu‘e, Hawaii March 26, 2007 — Essential Kauai, Kaua‘i’s premier visitor publication, announces the kick off its popular annual photo contest. Visitors are being encouraged to submit their favorite shots from their time on Kaua‘i in the following categories: Beaches, Scenic, People, Nature, and Any Kine Aloha (everything else).

First, second and third place winners will receive select prizes and be published in Essential Kauai’s special July / August photo issue, as well as online at

“The response to last year’s photo contest was overwhelming,” said Mark Lewis, President and Publisher of Kaua‘i Publishing Company. “We received hundreds of photos shot by visitors from around the world. We’re confident that this year’s contest will produces just as many amazing photos.

“It’s a great opportunity to interact with our many readers and showcase this fantastic island we call home,” said Lewis.

Contest submissions are currently being accepted via e-mail to and post at Essential Kauai, P.O. Box 231, Lihu‘e, Kaua‘i, HI, 96766.

All entries must be received by June 15, 2007. Contest rules and detailed information can be found inside the latest issue of Essential Kauai, available island-wide, or online at

About Essential Kauai:
Essential Kauai is Kaua‘i’s leading visitor publication. Published six times a year by Kaua‘i Publishing Company, Essential Kauai is available at more than 55 locations across the island, including shopping centers, hotels, restaurants and the Lihu‘e Airport.

About Kaua‘i Publishing Company:
Kaua‘i Publishing Company is the leader in producing quality publications for the residents and visitors of Kaua‘i. Kaua‘i Publishing Company publishes The Garden Island newspaper, Essential Kauai, Kaua‘i Business Report, Homes and The Island Shopper, and is proud subsidiary of Lee Enterprises (NYSE:LEE), the nation’s fourth-largest newspaper publishing company.

Todd A. Vines, Editor Essential Kauai
Kaua‘i Publishing Company
(808) 245-3681 (X 256) • Fax (808) 245-5286

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