Lihue, Hawaii (HI)

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Lihue [1] (Hawaiian: Lhue; pronounced [lihue]) is the second largest town on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. Lhue means literally "cold chill" in Hawaiian. It is a census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. As of the 2000 Census, the CDP had a total population of 5,674 [2].
Lihue is served by the Lihue Airport. The main seaport for Kauai is at Nawiliwili Bay, directly southeast of town. The town is home to the county administration building; Kauai's largest shopping center, Kukui Grove Center, which houses the island's only big department store, Macy's; and several big-box stores including K-Mart, Wal-Mart, Home Depot and Costco. There are also several car dealerships and restaurants. Most of the island's traffic lights can be found here.

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Total Population: 5,838
Cost of Living
Median Household Income: $44,906
Median Home Value: $261,400
State sales tax: 4.0%

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