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

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Lihue, on the island of Kauai is the island's business and transportation center, home to popular tourist sites such as the Kauai Museum and Menehune Fish Ponds.

Hanalei is on the Hawaiian island of Kauai.


  • Type:  Island
  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  66,900
  • IATA airport code:  LIH
  • Latitude of center:  22° 2' 57.9" (22.0494°) north
  • Longitude of center:  159° 31' 51.6" (159.531°) west
  • Elevation:  2,018 feet (615 meters)
  • Wikidata:  Kauai
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Kauai

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Other Names for Kauai

  • English:  Kauaʻi, The Garden Isle
  • French:  Île de Kauai
  • Hawaiian:  Kaua‘i
  • Italian:  Kauai
  • Ataguay
  • Atoo
  • Atooai
  • Atooi
  • Atouai Island
  • Atoui
  • Atowa
  • Attahoy
  • Attoi
  • Atuai
  • Atui
  • Atuvai
  • Garden Island
  • Island of Kauai
  • Kauwai
  • Kawai
  • Otuai
  • Tauai

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