When You GoKauai
Getting There: A wide variety of commercial and charter airlines fly to the Hawaiian Islands, including direct flights to the islands of Oahu, Maui and Hawaii. Some of the major carriers include Aloha, Hawaiian, United, and Northwest. Inter-island flights to and from Kauai are available through Aloha and Hawaiian Airlines.Website links and telephone numbers can be found in this site's Airlines page. Major car rental companies can also be found at this sites Autos page.
Staying There: A variety of condos and resort accommodations are available. Internet links for accommodations can be found below. Recommended guides for staying on Kauai, and other islands in the Hawaiian chain, include The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook, by Andrew Doughty and Harriett Friedman; Kauai Trails: Walks, Strolls and Treks on the Garden Island, by Kathy Morey; Hawaiian Hiking Trails, by Craig Chisholm; Fodor's Hawaii and Frommer's Hawaii.
Fast Facts: Kauai is called the "Garden Isle" because of its lush vegetation, which has made the island a favorite for film makers. Kauai is also the oldest of the Hawaiian Islands. Created by volcanoes millions of years ago, erosion has given Kauai the Hawaiian Islands most spectacular peaks, cliffs, canyons, and valleys which offer some of Hawaii's best recreational opportunities and exceptional hiking.
Useful Web Links:
KauaiVacation.com: lodging, restaurants, activities, and more
Kauai: Hawaii State Vacation Planner: lodging, restaurants, activities, and more
Kauai: Hawaii's Island of Discovery: events, parks and beaches, local culture, and more