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The "Garden Island"

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Posted April 18, 2018
Northernmost Kauai residential and visitor communities remain inaccessible following severe rain and flooding last weekend. Some roads and parks in other areas are still closed.  For the latest updates, please check the following links:

If you are planning to visit Kauai in the coming days, we recommend that you check with your accommodations or travel provider ahead of time.

Regions of Kauai

The North Shore of Kauai

North Shore

Home to dramatic natural beauty like the cliffs of the Napali Coast, this area is an outdoor lovers paradise.

The East Side of Kauai known as the Royal Coconut Coast

East Side (Coconut Coast)

Kauai's East Side is sometimes called the Coconut Coast for the groves of coconut palms that grow there.

Aerial shot of the Wailua Falls in Lihue


The island's government and commercial center is surrounded by natural wonders like Wailua Falls.

South Shore of Kauai

South Shore

You'll find sites with cultural, historical, and geological significance alongside beautiful beaches.

Hiking on the West Side of Kauai

West Side

Discover the charming, art-filled Hanapepe Town, the scenic vistas of Kokee State Park, and much more.


Video: Get Inspired to Visit Kauai

Video: Get Inspired to Visit Kauai
Take a tour of the "Garden Isle" and discover stunning waterfalls, relaxing beaches and much more.

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The Hawaiian Islands Weather


Poipu, Kauai




Honolulu, Oahu

West Side

North Shore (Turtle Bay)


Hoolehua, Molokai

Molokai Airport

Kaunakakai City


Lanai City, Lanai

Manele Bay Beach

Lanai Airport


Kahului Airport, Maui

Whalers Village in Kaanapali

The Shops at Wailea in Wailea


Hilo, Hawaii



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More Ways to Explore Kauai

Hiking to a scenic overlook in Kokee State Park, Kauai
Find dramatic views on the West Side of Kauai

With so much to see and do on the island of Kauai, you could easily spend your entire trip exploring the island. Here's some more info about things to see and do around the island.