When on Kauai, call (808) 245-3564 for a easy update from the National Weather Forecast at Lihue Airport
Please refrain from calling Lilikoi for camping permits as I can not assist you in this area.
Milolii State Park
Kalalau State Park
Kokee State Park
Salt Pond Park
Hanamaulu Beach Park
Lydgate Beach Park
Haena Beach Park
3060 Eiwa Street, #306 ~ Lihu'e, HI 96766-1875
Phone: (808) 274-3444 ~ Fax: (808) 274-3448
4444 Rice St., Pi'ikoi Building, Suite 330
Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone: 241-4460 ~ Fax: 241-4497
in mind that permits for camping can be applied for before your trip to
Kauai and only up to a year in advance. They are also limited to
a certain number per month. You may not be able to get one if they
are sold out of them. Also to hike beyond the 2.5 miles into Hanakapi'ai
Falls, you will be required to have a hiking permit.
* Remember: "The lack of planning on your part , does not constitute an emergency on our part." ~ Author Unknown
are helpful links that will give you a head start:
for DLNR ~ Division of State Parks
Quality recreational and leisure time experiences for residents and visitors of the County of Kauai.
Contact The County of Kauai, Parks
Parks CAMPING PERMIT INFORMATION
is available here: Informational
you need to contact the Division of State Parks @ 3060 Eiwa Street, #306,
Lihue, Hawaii 96766 (808) 274-3444 for a state-controlled site.
is highly recommended that you contact them before your arrival because
the sites do fill up, particularly during our peak season from May - December.
The state requirement is that you send a copy of the driver's license or
passport of every adult who will be camping, as well as the names of any
minors. Include your intended dates of travel. The permits are free and
you should get them as soon as you formulate a plan. During the busy months,
they recommend at least 6 months in advance.
Kalalau Trail Shuttle from Hanalei
Camping Equipment Rentals and trail Shuttle
Car/Vehicle Storage $12.00
Camping Equipment Rentals
Day Packs $5.00
You can also rent gear @ Pedal 'n Paddle in Hanalei @ 826-9060, Kayak Kauai in Hanalei @ 826-9844 or in Kapaa @ 822-9179. You can also buy gear in Hanalei @ the Village Variety @ 826-6077 or at the Waipouli Variety @ 822-1014 in Kapaa on the East Shore. In Koloa, go to the Discount Variety @ 742-9393. Of course, there is always Kmart, Wal-Mart, or Costco in Lihue.
Rental Car Tips
Free Taxi Cab Directory
Ace Kauai Taxi
Service 4019 Hoolepe St Hanamaulu, HI (808) 639-4310
* Here's the scoop on taxi fares not including tip. Rates are county regulated per mile these days (subject to change without notice). Start Up is $3.00 then about $3.00 per mile and this has not changed since 2006. Make sure that your taxi turns on the meter so you can see your costs. Ask them to update you on this cost.
info for you to digest (Cost from Lihue Airport each way):
MAHA’ULEPU DUNE HIKE
KOKE’E STATE PARK – WAIPO’O FALLS
NOUNOU – (SLEEPING GIANT)
HANAKAPI’AI BEACH & STREAM
Hike with someone, leaving your plans with a responsible person.
Stay on the designated trails.
Watch your footing. Trails can be treacherous when wet.
Please care for our fragile environment.
Prevent fires and do not litter.
Bring a bag or container for carrying out your trash!
Please carry out all your trash.
Wear comfortable, sturdy walking shoes that you don't mind getting muddy.
Bring and use effective mosquito repellent and sunscreen.
Take water!!! No drinking water is available along the trails.
Planning on camping in? Permits are required and area is patrolled.
"Kauai's Geologic History" by Chuck Blay & Robert Siemers
ISBN 0-9744723-0-1 Available at Borders Book Store on Kauai (Copyright © 2004)
You may also purchase it directly from Chuck or Robert @ 808 742-8305. Tell them Lilikoi said Aloha :)
Visitors Atlas" by Robert Siemers (Copyright
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