Kauai is the most northwestern of 's major islands and is the 4th largest by size and population. Nicknamed the Garden Island, it is covered with lush greenery and tropical plants, watered regularly by abundant rainfall.

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is the highest point on the of Kauai and in Kauai County and measures 5,243 feet in elevation. is situated 2 miles east of Kauai. Photo: bradhoc, CC BY 2.0.

Mount Waiʻaleʻale is a shield volcano and the second highest point on the island of Kauaʻi in the . is situated 2½ miles northeast of Kauai. Photo: rjones0856, CC BY 2.0.


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