Kawaikini, Hawaii

Prominence: 5243 ft, 1598 m

Elevation: 5243 feet, 1598 meters

True Isolation: 203.4 mi, 327.34 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)22° 3' 31'' N, 159° 29' 50'' W
22.058587, -159.497344 (Dec Deg)
448684 E 2439395 N, Zone 4 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionKauai (Highest Point)

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     Kawaikini at Summits on the Air (Amateur Radio) Trip Report for Kauai, HI by Don Nelsen Trip Report for Kauai, HI by Don Nelsen, Dave Covill, John Mitchler, and Bob Packard Trip Report for Kauai, HI by Bob Burd

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Lists that contain Kawaikini:
     5000 foot Prominence CoHPs (Rank #63)
     United States Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #27)
     Apex (Toughest) CoHPs (Rank #20)
     Top 10 Prominence Grid for U.S. States (Rank #63)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #146)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #93)
     Top 10 Isolation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #27)
     Hawaii County High Points (Rank #3)
     Hawaii County Prominence Peaks (Rank #3)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #152)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #357)
     Pacific Coast CoHPs (Rank #31)
     Hawaii Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #5)
     Island CoHPs (Rank #6)
     Hawaii Island High Points above 500 feet (Rank #3)
     Hawaii Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #5)
     Hawaii Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #5)
     United States Island High Points above 4000 feet (Rank #11)
     World Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #414)
     Ultras of Australia and the Pacific (Rank #36)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 36
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 35)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2007-12-24 by Bob Burd
     2013-01-06 by Adam Helman
     2013-01-06 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2017-06-28 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2017-06-28 by Shannon Dillmore
     2017-08-07 by Lou Hibbard
     2019-01-17 by Alan Bernier (GPS Track)
     2019-02-13 by Matthew Gilbertson
     2019-03-30 by Douglas Harris
     2019-04-10 by Mr. L (GPS Track)
     2020-12-01 by Jeffrey Wright
     2021-04-23 by Ted Ehrlich
     2021-05-04 by Sandy Lara (Unsuccessful)
     2021-05-18 by Jeremy Fuerst
     2021-05-19 by Jeremy Benezra
     2021-08-16 by Nandor Szotak (GPS Track)
     2022-01-11 by Eli Boardman
     2022-10-09 by Roland Ryan

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There are miles of muddy hiking alongside the pig-control fences to get to Kawaikini, the Kauai high point (2021-05-19). Photo by Jeremy Fuerst.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 5243 ft/1598 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 5243 ft/1598 m
  Key Col: Pacific Ocean    0 ft/0 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 203.4 mi/327.34 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 20.891193, -156.595415
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Puu Kukui  (ESE)
RangesContinent: Australia-Oceania
Range2: Polynesia
Range3: Hawaii
Range4: Kauai and NW Hawaii (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsPacific Mid-Ocean Islands
Pacific Ocean
IslandKauai (Highest Point)
OwnershipLand: Lihue-Koloa Forest Reserve (Highest Point)/Na Pali-Kona Forest Reserve (Highest Point)
Topo MapWaialeale O21159h4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Looking North from Kawaikini (2022-10-09). Photo by Roland Ryan.
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