Kauai Honeymoon Travel Guide
If you decide to take a Kauai honeymoon during your trip to Hawaii, you will be visiting the fourth largest, the oldest geographically and north westernmost of eight largest islands in the Hawaiian Island Chain. The island of Kauai most represents the idea of an idyllic tropical island. Circular in shape, the island is dominated by Mount Waialeale at the island’s highest and most central point.
The mountain and the interior valleys are the source of all the fresh water on the island. Waialeale has been coined the wettest spot on earth with earth shattering rainfall totals that are in excess of 400 inches per year the volume of water produces a lush tropical setting along with gorgeous waterfalls.
The resort and residential areas are concentrated along the shoreline, lower valleys and hillsides with Lihue being the largest and the seat of county government.
Island neighborhoods and resorts are accessible via two main two lane highways. Kaumualii Highway named after Kauai’s most famous chief is the main artery to all points west of Lihue including Koloa, Hanapepe, Waimea and Kalaheo. Kuhio Highway named after Hawaii beloved Prince Kuhio Kalanianaole who was born in Lawai in Kauai’s district of Koloa. Kuhio Highway continues from Lihue to all points east and north including Hanalei, Kapaa, Wailua and Kilauea.