Kauai Facts

Interesting Facts about Kauai

Kaua'i State: Hawaii Country: United States

Kaua'i by the Numbers:

Population: 60,000 Average Annual Rainfall: 1415 mm/ 55.7 in Average Winter Temperature: 20 °C/ 68.3 °F Average Summer Temperature: 24 °C/ 75.5 °F Number of Parks and Beaches: 22 Cultural Landmarks: 20

Quick Facts:

Electricity: 120 Volts, 60Hz, standard two pin plugs Time Zone: GMT-10 Country Dialing Code: 1

Did You Know?

Kaua'i is the oldest of the five main islands in the Hawaiian archipelago. Today, Waialeale, Kaua'i's principal volcano, has eroded and now stands at 5,148 feet at its peak. The volcano is also home to one of the wettest spots in the world; the northern slopes of Waialeale get over 450 inches of rain annually.

Approximately ninety-seven percent of the island of Kaua'i is used for agriculture and conservation.

Things to See in Kauai

  • Lihue airport
  • Hanalei
  • Princeville
  • Poipu
  • Waimea

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