Before you go, contact the Kauai Visitors Bureau for a free travel planner that has information on accommodations, transportation, sports and activities, dining, arts and entertainment, and culture. You can also take a virtual tour of the island that includes great photos and helpful planning information.
The Hawaii Tourism Authority's Travel Smart Hawaii site offers tips on everything from packing to flying. Also visit the Hawaii State Vacation Planner for all information on the destination, including camping.
Online Travel Tools
The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources has information on hiking, fishing, and camping permits and licenses; online brochures on hiking safety and mountain and ocean preservation; and details on volunteer programs. The Kauai Visitors Bureau has Kauai-specific information on everything from activities to lodging options and organizes it by geographic regions on the island.
Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources. Kalanimoku Bldg., 1151 Punchbowl St., Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813. 808/587--0400; dlnr.hawaii.gov.
Hawaii Tourism Authority. 1801 Kalakaua Ave., 1st fl. , Honolulu, Hawaii. 808/973--2255; www.hawaiitourismauthority.org.
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Hawaii Beach Safety. hawaiibeachsafety.com.
Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources. dlnr.hawaii.gov.
Kauai Vacation Explorer. www.kauaiexplorer.com.
Kauai Visitors Bureau. www.gohawaii.com/kauai.