Kauai rests at the western most point of the entire United States and is the oldest island in the Hawaii chain, having been formed some six million years ago. Known as the garden island, the island's lush landscape is home to the wettest spot on earth, Mount Waialeale.
The tiny island is separated into five regions. The Coconut Coast, home to the breathtaking Opaekaa Falls being the first. Next, there is the North Shore, resting place of the famous Na Pali Coast with cliffs rising nearly 4,000 feet, offering spectacular views. The West Side, home to the great Waimea Canyon,was once called the "Grand Canyon of the Pacific," by Mark Twain. The South Shore, know best for its National Tropical Botanical Garden offers vibrant species of plant, flower and tree. Lastly, the Lihue-Kalapaki region of Kauai is home to the 80 foot waterfalls of Wailua Falls.
Each area of the island offers magnificent natural wonders, full of color and wildlife. One can be enchanted at every turn by the beauty that is truly a masterpiece of perfection.