Here are 12 Kauai photos that will make you cry.

We don’t often build blog posts with the goal of inciting tears, but this time we went for it.  We found 12 of our favorite photos of Kauai that will make you cry, drool, or frantically buy a plane ticket.  If you’re already on your way here, use this Kauai photo gallery to make your friends jealous.

Na Pali Coast on Kauai island in summer
Yes, these places really do exist. The Napali Coast flexing its photogenic muscles.


Kauai view of Napali Coast
If this doesn’t make you want to snorkel, you’ve never snorkeled before.


Sunrise from kauai Kailani in the town of Kapaa on the Hawaiian Island of Kauai.
Kapaʻa sunset on a calm, perfect night.


Kilauea lighthouse bay on a sunny day in Kauai
All the colors make Kilauea Lighthouse bay so dramatic.


Green Fields on Kauai
The Garden Isle lives up to its name.  Gorgeous.


Napali coast
Anyone hike the Kalalau Trail?  Comment below and share your experience.


Ke'e Beach, Kauai, Hawaii
Keʻe Beach is what dreams are made of.


aerial view of kauai
The Waimea Canyon is like The Grand Canyon on acid.


Nawiliwili Harbor on Kauai, Hawaii, USA.
Nawiliwili Harbor looking prime for a few holes.


Aerial view overlooking Waimea Canyon State Park.
Who else is thinking about Jane Goodall?


kauai napali coast
Tears. Real tears.


Kauai island BeachNow share this Kauai photo gallery post with your friend that’s visiting Kauai soon.   OR BETTER YET, share this post with everyone, and go yourself.  And before you get here, check out our Kauai activities page for discount rates and other fun things to do.

Join the discussion 6 Comments

  • Billie Lemmiksoo says:

    Absolutely beautiful and makes my heart happy!

  • Mrs. Merle Henry says:

    It doesn’t get any better or any prettier than this. Can’ wait to return.

  • Tiago Facco says:

    Kauai is the greenest island that I’ve visited in Hawaii. It’s fantastic!

    • Kimberly Blankenship says:

      I hiked the Kalalau Trail it was amazing I moved to Kauai when I was 16,I had just been their a short time and then went with my boyfriend I loved it,it’s kinda a hard trail but truly amazing..would love to go back.

  • Denise says:

    Been living in Hawaii on my life 61 years. Kauai is truly my favorite. It is the love island for sure. If you can, paddle and 2 man kayak from Kalalau beach to Polihale Beach Park, it is truly magnificant with all its caves along the mountain and ocean. Kauai is no ka oe!

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