Photos - Hawaii/Kauai (USA) 

Kauai is the oldest of the main Hawaiian Islands. The highest peak on this mountainous island is Kawaikini 1598 m, only a few meters higher than the nearby Mount Waialeale. East of it is one of the wettest spots on Earth, with an annual average rainfall of 11,7 m(!). Kauai was the first island that Captain James Cook sighted on his voyages to North America.

If you are planning to visit Kauai/Hawaii you may be interested in having a quick look at several photos of Kauai. Click on the links below to view the pictures. We have taken any attempt to provide exact (GPS-based) coordinates of the positions where the photos have been taken.
Brenecke's Beach - Pacific Sunset - Kawaimanu - Kukui'ula Small Boat Harbor - Spouting Horn - Lava Rocks near Poipu - Ha'upu Range in the Sunset - Waimea Canyon I - South flank of the Waimea Canyon - Waimea Canyon II - Waimea Canyon III - Waimea Canyon Insight I - Waimea Canyon - Waimea Canyon Insight II - Waimea Canyon Insight III - South West Napali Coast - Napali Coast, Valley - Walk to the Rim of the Canyon - Hike along Waimea Canyon - Hiking along the Waimea Canyon IV - Waimea Canyon - Waterfall at Waimea Canyon - Creek and Waterfall at the Waimea Canyon - Red soil at the rim of Waimea Canyon - Hunting Hut at Waimea Canyon - Kilauea Lighthouse - Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge - Kilauea Bay and North Coast - Moku'ae'ae Islet - Hanalei Valley I - Hanalei Valley - Taro Fields - Namolokama Mountains - Hanalei Beach - Hanalei Pier - Hanalei Bay - Hanalei Beach - Hanalei Bay - Hanalei Beach - Hanalei Bay seen from the West - Western End of Hanalei Bay - Lumahei Beach - Camping Site at Haena Beach - Haena Beach - Road near Haena - Beach at Haena Point - Haena Point - Napali Coast - Napali Coast - Coast at Paoo Point - Paoo Point - Paoo Point - Coast at Paoo Point - Coast at Paoo Point - Paoo Point - Beach at Paoo Point - Looking Northwards from Paoo Point - Beach at Paoo Point - Haupu seen Paoo Point - Kamokila Hawaiian Village - Wailua River - Jurassic Park

Here you see Kauai from space. Image courtesy of Earth
Sciences and Image Analysis Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center.