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Kauai Lifestyle and Culture

Waimea Canyon
Waimea Canyon Waimea Canyon is over 10 miles long and 3 thousand feet deep!

Mark Twain called it "the Grand Canyon of the Pacific" and it truly earns its reputation.
Did You Know...
Polynesian mask The Hawaiian Island archipelago is the most isolated grouping of islands on Earth at about 1,860 miles from the nearest continent.
Movie Location
Gilligan's Island Kauai is a popular location for Hollywood!

Over 70 movies and television shows have been filmed on Kauai, including Pirates of the Caribbean, Jurassic Park 1, 2 & 3, Fantasy Island, George of the Jungle, Six Days, Seven Nights, Mighty Joe Young, Outbreak, Honeymoon In Vegas, Hook, The Thorn Birds, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Fantasy Island, King Kong. Gilligan's Island (TV pilot), Blue Hawaii and South Pacific.
Did You Know...
Chicken Kauai has wild chickens everywhere!
Kauai is the Garden Isle
Taro fields Kauai is the oldest and fourth largest Hawaiian Island with 552 square miles of land.

The beautiful scenery and laid back lifestyle on Kauai make it a favorite for people ready to get away from it all.  Greenery,  flowers everywhere you look, tropical breezes and clear, warm ocean water, ahhhh, this is the Hawaii you imagined.

Being known as the Garden Island, the botanical gardens on Kauai have a lot to live up to, they are one of the many splendors visitors and locals alike spend time enjoying.
Culture and Lifestyle on Kauai
Wailua river kayaking The E Kanikapila Kakou is an island style concert performed "unplugged" style. The musicians invited by the Kauai Garden Island Arts council teach in the beginning and then play. Bring your guitar, your ukulele and your voice. If you want to learn from the best, this is the place!

The Napali Coast is stunning. National Geographic describes it as a "spectacular place known for its beautiful landscapes, golden beaches and soaring cliffs making this rugged coast of Kauai a paradise on Earth." With a review like that, you know it has to be good.

Kauai is the only Hawaiian Island with a navigable river. You can Kayak the Wailua River  for an experience of a life time.

Mt. Waialeale at the center of Kauai is the wettest place on earth with some 450 inches of rain a year.

Spouting Horn is a natural phenomenon that is second only to Yellowstone's Old Faithful. Spouting Horn can send ocean water up to 50 feet into the air. The phenomena is especially exquisite at sunset when the spray becomes incandescent with the colors of the rainbow.

Kauai has several festivals and major events, check out their calendar of events for more info. The Mokihana Festival offers Hawaiian Cultural workshops, contests, music, hula and folk crafts of Kauai.

The Kauai Historical Society was established in 1914 to preserve Kauai's sacred places. Their unique programs include tours of archaeological, historical and cultural sites.

The Historical Society has helped establish the Kokee Natural History Museum Visitor and Activities Center for Waimea Canyon and Kokee State Parks. The Kauai Historical Society has also helped establish the Kauai Museum where you will find both permanent and rotating displays of Hawaii arts and culture.

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