Thursday, October 22, 2009
Nickname: The Garden Island
Population: 58.463 (2000 census)
Visitors: 16.000 +visitors on any given day
Size: 555 Square miles (depending on the tide)
Length: 33 miles
Width: 25 miles
Coastline: 90 miles
Island color: Purple
Weather: Daytime temperatures from mid 70 to mid-80 degrees Fahrenheit, with sligthtly warmer days in Summer.
Ocean Temperature: Between 72 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit year-round.
Geology: The oldest and fourth largest of the main Hawaiian Islands, Kauai was formed aproximately 5 million years ago by volcanos that have quiet for hundreds of thousands of years.
Kauai is home to the wettest place on earth. Mount Wai'ale'ale avegares more than 460 inches of rainfall each year, making it one of the wettest places on the planet.
Posted by Living and Learning at 4:53 PM