Kauai expecting 42.6% increase in flights

The Hawaii Tourism Authority is expecting a 42.6% increase in flights to Kauai starting in 2018, according Kauai’s local newspaper, The Garden Island.

The additional flights will come from the following airlines:

  • United: Increased service from San Francisco, Denver, and Los Angeles
  • Delta: Additional daily flight from Seattle to Lihue
  • Hawaiian: New daily routes from Oakland and Los Angeles
  • American Airlines: Adding an additional daily route between December and March

Many local residents and business owners are concerned that the island will not be able to handle the increase in visitors.

That said, Kauai is a beautiful travel destination which has been at the top of my list of places I want to visit for a while now. I am excited that I will have a chance to visit the garden island in late September, before the increase in crowds.

Will you be more or less likely to visit Kauai with the increase in flights? Let me know in the comments!

 

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