Information & Facts
The climate of Kauai is semi-tropical, moderated by the ocean
surrounding the island, and the weather is generally warm and sunny
year-round. There are two seasons - summer (May to October) has
pleasant temperatures with an average of about 78°F (26°C), and
winter (November to April) has temperatures that rarely fall below
65°F (18°C). The sheltered southern and eastern sides of the island
enjoy the best weather, with little wind and clear, sunny
English is the most common language but Spanish is often
spoken in south-western states.
The US Dollar (USD) is the unit of currency and is divided into
100 cents. Only major banks exchange foreign currency. ATMs are
widespread and credit cards and travellers cheques are widely
accepted. Travellers cheques should be taken in US Dollars to avoid
hassles. Banking hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.