Kauai, Hawaii

Kauai is an island full of splendor, raw beauty, culture, aloha, and ancient lore. Visiting the island of Kauai is like a journey back in time, back to the beginning of the main Hawaiian chain. Kauai is dubbed the “Garden Isle” for good reason, it is by far the ‘greenest’ of the islands and thus the most lush in all of Hawaii. This jungle-like island can attribute its climate to the trade winds that blow over the land allowing the ancient volcanic peaks to catch rain from the sky and pull it down to the earth below. Mount Waialeale is one of these peaks and is the wettest spot on earth. In fact, all that rain allows Kauai to be the only island in Hawaii to have navigable rivers And so kayaking, canoeing, swimming, boating, and even jet skiing are favorite activities in Kauai.

Things to see and do

* Grove Farm Homestead Museum
* Kauai Museum
* Kilohana
* Menehune Fishpond
* Wailua Falls

General information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – US dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area – 1,430.43 km²
Population – 62,000
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT/UTC minus ten hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 1 (USA) + 808

Port Location –Kauai port resides in Nawiliwili Bay which lies outside of Lihue, the main town on Kauai.

Transport Links – There is no public transport system on Kauai, however rental cars and motorcycles and taxis are available.

United airlines offers daily flights from Los Angeles to Lihue Airport on Kauai. There are also two interisland flight companies available.

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