Kauai Fact Sheet
Area: 552 sq. miles
Known for: Napali Coast, Waimea Canyon, Wailua River, Hanalei Bay, beautiful beaches
Capital City: Lihue
Major Airport: Kauai’s main airport is Lihue Airport (LIH) in southeastern Lihue.
Kauai Accommodation Areas: There are five major resort destinations on Kauai: Princeville on the North Shore, the Coconut Coast on the East Side, Kalapaki near Lihue, Poipu on the South Shore, and Waimea on the West Side.
Climate: Average temperature: 75˚ - 85˚ F.
Time Zone: Hawaii Standard Time (GMT-10 hours), 5 hours behind the US East Coast, 6 hours behind during Daylight Saving Time (Hawaii does not observe Daylight Saving Time, March through November).
Languages: English, Hawaiian
Currency: U.S. Dollar
Area code: The area code for all of Hawaii is (808).
Golf Courses: 8
Highest Elevation: 5,243 feet (Kawaikini)
Island Nickname: The Garden Isle
Island Tagline: Kauai – Hawaii’s Island of Discovery
Island Flower: Mokihana (Green Berry)
Island Color: Purple