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With white sand beaches, coconut lined coasts, tropical
rain forests, misty canyons, and the majestic Na Pali Coast
it's hard to imagine a place on earth more beautiful than
Known as "the Garden Island", the tropical paradise of
Kauai lies amidst the sparkling blue waters of the Pacific
Ocean, about 20 minutes by air from Honolulu. Kauai is 33
x 25 miles and encompasses roughly 550 miles. It is the
oldest and northernmost of the main Hawaiian Islands. Lihue
is the county seat and location of the Kauai Airport. Population
is almost 60,000 residents and the highest point is Kawaikiki
Peak at 5,243 ft above sea level.
The county of Kauai Includes the islands of Kaua‘i, Ni‘ihau
and uninhabited Lehua and Ka‘ula. The island of Ni‘ihau
is privately owned and is known as the "Forbidden Island".
Public access is allowed only with permission of the owners.
Its land area is 69.5 square miles.
Born over 5.5 millions years ago, Kaua‘i is the oldest of
Hawai‘i's major islands. The town of Waimea was the site
of the first Hawai‘i landing by Captain James Cook in 1778.
Kauai has been a host to Hollywood movies including Jurrasic
Park, South Pacific and Raiders of the lost Ark, just to
name a few.
At the heart of the island is Mount Wai'ale'ale, one of
the wetest places on earth, with an average rainfall of
444 inches per year. Average rainfall at Po‘ipu Beach on
the south shore is 35 inches per year. To the northwest,
lies the rugged Na Pali coast with peaks as high as 4,000
feet and deep valleys where ancient Hawaiians once lived.
The north side has the upscale resort area of Princeville
and a premier golf course, breathtaking beaches, and the
famous Hanalei Bay. The town of Hanalei is filled with colorful
shops, galleries, and restaurants.
To the east lies breathtaking waterfalls and the Wailua
River. The sunny south shore is a main tourist attraction,
which boasts beautiful beaches and unique towns to explore.
Koloa Town, in the heart of the South Shore, was once the
site of Hawaii's first successful sugar plantation. A tript
o Kauai is not complete without a visit to Polihale State
Park, on the West side. It is a rugged journey to get there,
but well worth the trip. This is the place of Hawaii's longest
stretch of beach and is surrounded by dramatic cliffs, blue
sky, white sand, and crystal blue water. Paradise!
Kauai’s weather is moderate year around with average temperatures
ranging from 70° to 81°F.
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Resident population for the county (2,000): 58,463.
By ethnic groups (2,000): Caucasian (26.1%); Hawaiian/Part
Hawaiian (23.3); Filipino (17.3); Japanese (12.1)
Main cities and towns (2,000): Kapa‘a (9,472); Lihu‘e (5,674)
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