Kauai County, Hawaii

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Kauai County, Hawaii
Captain James Cook statue, Waimea, Kauai, Hawaii.JPG
Map of Hawaii highlighting Kauai County
Location in the U.S. state of Hawaii
Map of the United States highlighting Hawaii
Hawaii's location in the U.S.
Founded 1905
Government
• Mayor

Bernard Carvalho
Seat Lihue
Largest community Kapa‘a
Area
 • Total 1,266 sq mi (3,279 km2)
 • Land 620 sq mi (1,606 km2)
 • Water 646 sq mi (1,673 km2), 51.0%
Population (est.)
 • (2016) 72,029
 • Density 108/sq mi (42/km2)
Congressional district 2nd
Time zone Hawaii–Aleutian: UTC−10
Website www.kauai.gov

Kauai County is a county in the U.S. state of Hawaii. It was formed in 1905. As of 2000, 58,463 people live there. Its county seat is Lihue.