Kaua'i, nicknamed "The
Garden Island," is often described as Hawai'i's most beautiful island with its
chiseled cliffs, verdant valleys and unspoiled countryside. Green and lush
landscapes run from the mountains to the sea, seamlessly matching with its
people, who are deeply rooted to maintaining a rural lifestyle and the feeling
Activities such as kayaking, snorkeling, hiking, mountain tubing, horseback
riding, helicopter and boat tours, off-road adventures, zip line and
championship golf, provide visitors a wide-range of ways to experience Kaua'i and all of her splendor. Whether you choose to hike the famous Kalalau Trail on
the Na Pali Coast, kayak the only navigable rivers in Hawai'i, stroll
hand-in-hand along a white sand beach, visit a museum to learn about the days
when sugar was king, or tee off at a championship golf course - one thing holds
true: The opportunity to learn about the history of Native Hawaiians, as well
as the other diverse cultures that contributed to Kaua'i's history, separates
this island from other tropical destinations. Prepare to be connected to Kaua'i's past and present as you visit this unique and special place.
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