Kauai (Nawiliwili), Hawaii
Kauai pronounced Ka-wa-ee (Hawaiian) or Kah-why (English), is known as the garden island. Cruise itineraries refer to Nawiliwili which is the name of the harbor of the cruise pier.
Where You're Docked
Cruise ships dock at the port by the town of Lihue which is the commercial center of the island. Free shuttles run to car rental offices, Kmart (beside Kuhio Grove), Walmart, and smaller malls from the pier. Kalapaki beach is nearby. Cruise schedule here http://hidot.hawaii.gov/harbors/passenger-cruise-schedules/
Money and Tipping
Kauai has local bus service but the best way to get around the island is to rent a car. http://www.kauai.gov/Bus
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Shopping & Restaurants
Lihue has a few malls with largest being Kukui Grove Shopping Center with a Kmart, Ross Dress for Less, Long's drugstore and Times Supermarket.
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Lihue Weather Forecast