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Rain-saturated Kauai is Hawaii's oldest and northernmost island. Long regarded as one of surfing's most localized areas, with some breaks virtually off-limits to visitors, Kauai has since the early '90s also become known as home to some of the world's most progressive and exciting surfers. Isolated somewhat from the rest of the Hawaiian island chain, Kauai's roughly circular shoreline is open to...

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