Kauaʻi or Kauai[a] (/kə.ˈw./; Hawaiian: [kɐwˈwɐʔi]) is geologically the auldest o the main Hawaiian Islands.

Kauaʻi
Nickname: Gaiirden Island
Geografie
Location22°05′N 159°30′W / 22.083°N 159.500°W / 22.083; -159.500
Aurie562.3 sq mi (1,456 km2)
Aurie rank4t lairgest Hawaiian Island
Heichest elevation5,243 ft (1,598.1 m)
Heichest pointMt. Waialeale
Admeenistration
Unitit
Seembols
ColorPoni (purpie)
Demografics
Population65,689 (2008[1])
Pop. density106 /sq mi (40.9 /km2)

NotesEedit

  1. The spellin wi the ʻokina accent (as "Kauaʻi") indicates syllable "i" wi respelled pronunciation as "cow-Eye" or "cow-a-ee". Sometimes, an apostrophe or grave is uised, as: Kaua'i or Kaua`i.

ReferencesEedit

  1. Kauai County QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau
  2. "Mokihana". Native Hawaiian Plants. Kapiʻolani Commonty College. Retrieved 2009-03-07.

Coordinates: 22°05′N 159°30′W / 22.083°N 159.500°W / 22.083; -159.500