Kauaʻi: My Growing List of Intriguing Facts & Essential Stats For Every Kamaʻāina

by Keolu

My Expanding List of Things I Find Intriguing About Kauaʻi:

I add new discoveries to my growing list here after I verify sources.

Geeky Stats I Find Interesting About Kauaʻi:

Name:  Kauaʻi

Nick name: The Garden Island

Population:  72,293 (5% of state) (source: U.S. Census Bureau 2019)

Most populated town: Kapaʻa

County seat: Līhuʻe

Area: 562 sq miles

Highest elevation: 5,243 ft (Kawaikini)

Flower:  Mokihana (Melicope anisata)

Color:  Poni (purple)


Līhuʻe Airport (LIH)

Port Allen Airport (PAK)

Princeville Airport (HPV)

Distance from Līhuʻe to 

Honolulu:  108 miles

Los Angeles: 2,622 miles

New York: 5,005 miles

London: 7,201 miles

Tokyo: 3,742 miles

Sydney: 5,041 miles

Temperature at (source: NOAA Climate Data):

Līhuʻe Airport

Average Temperature:  75.8 F

Ave Low Temperature:  70.4 F

Ave High Temperature:  81.2 F

Hottest Months:  July/August/September

Coldest Months:  January/February

Annual Rainfall: 37.0 inches

Driest Month:  June

Wettest Month:  December

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