Posted by: kauaikolea2 | January 29, 2012

Kauai Fun Facts

Here are some fun facts to think about while you plan your trip to Kauai:

Official color is purple

Official flower is Mokihana

Kauai’s nickname is “The Garden Island”

Kauai is the legendary home of the Menehune, a mythical race of very small people who performed legendary feats of construction and engineering

Kauai has the only navigable rivers in the state of Hawaii

Kauai Coffee is the largest coffee plantation in the United States.

Ninety-seven percent of the land is used for agriculture and conservation.

Seventy percent of the island is inaccessible by foot.

Kauai’s weather is near perfect year-round with daytime temperatures ranging from the mid 70’s to the mid 80’s, slightly warmer in the summer.

Kauai is approximately 30 minutes from Honolulu by air

Oldest and northernmost major island

Law prohibits building “higher than the palm trees”

Kauai is known for its magnificent scenery and lush vegetation, beautiful waterfalls, the spectacular Waimea Canyon, the great “hidden” valley of Kalalau, colorful tropical plants and flowers.

Population approximately 61,929

Area approximately 552 sq. miles

Kauai has 113 miles of shoreline and 50 of those miles are the most incredible sandy beaches in the world!

Approximately 33 miles long and 25 miles wide at is longest points

Kauai is the northernmost island in the Hawaiian chain, which is the most isolated inhabited land mass in the world.

Captain Cook made his first landing in the Hawaiian Islands at Waimea beach on Kauai

Hanapepe  is the town that “Lilo and Stitch” creators modeled the movie’s town on

Kauai grows more taro than any other island

Waimea Canyon is about one mile wide, 3,600 feet deep and 10 miles long

Historic Kilauea Lighthouse has the world’s largest clamshell lens

Some of the cliffs along the rugged Napali Coast reach heights of 2,500 feet.

Kauai is the only island without the mongoose

Kauai’s resume of blockbuster movies stands alone among the tropical locations of the world since 1933

Stay with us!  You can book safely on line at

Islander on the Beach

Unit 111: Partial Ocean View – Ground floor – 2 Full Beds

Unit 170: Partial Ocean View – Ground floor – 2 Full Beds

Unit 222: Almost Ocean Front – Second Floor – Queen Bed

Unit 250: Ocean Front – Second Floor – King Bed

Unit 361: Ocean View – Third Floor – King Bed

Kauai Beach Resort

Unit 1317: Lagoon/Partial Ocean View – Third Floor – King Bed

Kapaa Sands

Unit 7: Ocean Front Coastal Views – Second Floor – Queen Bed

Unit 9: Ocean Front Coastal Views – Second Floor – Queen Bed


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