Kauai, the oldest island of the Hawaiian Islands, is a place where worries vanish in the trade winds, warm saltwater laps the golden sands of Kauai’s Beaches and the rain-forests of Koke’e host earth’s rarest plants and birds. The tiny tropical island of Kaua’i has kept herself charmed, mysterious and unconquered. Here you will experience the secrets of The Garden Island as you dive into the beauty Kauai has to offer. 

Kauai, anglicized as Kauai, is geologically the oldest of the main Hawaiian Islands. With an area of, it is the fourth largest of these islands and the 21st largest island in the United States. Known also as the "Garden Isle", Kauai lies across the Kauai Channel, northwest of Oahu. This island is the site of Waimea Canyon State Park. 

Kauai is in the Central Pacific, part of the Hawaiian archipelago. It's nicknamed "the Garden Isle" thanks to the tropical rain forest covering much of its surface. The dramatic cliffs and pinnacles of its Na Pali Coast have served as a backdrop for major Hollywood films, while 10-mile-long Waimea Canyon and the Nounou Trails traversing the Sleeping Giant mountain ridge are hiking destinations.

 

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