Kauai

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Kauaʻi
Nickname: Gaiirden Island
Kauai from space oriented.jpg
August 1989 satellite photo.
Geografie
Location 22°05′N 159°30′W / 22.083°N 159.500°W / 22.083; -159.500
Aurie 562.3 sq mi (1,456 km2)
Aurie rank 4t lairgest Hawaiian Island
Heichest elevation 5,243 ft (1,598.1 m)
Heichest point Mt. Waialeale
Admeenistration
Unitit
Seembols
Color Poni (purpie)
Demografics
Population 65,689 (2008[1])
Pop. density 106 /sq mi (40.9 /km2)

Kauaʻi or Kauai[lower-alpha 1] (/kə.ˈw./; Hawaiian: [kɐwˈwɐʔi]) is geologically the auldest o the main Hawaiian Islands.

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  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.

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