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Is it raining in Lihue/ Kapaa all this week?

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Is it raining in Lihue/ Kapaa all this week?

Hi ,

arriiving at Lihue on Oct 19. forecast says its raining all week... what a bummer. any suggestions to what to do to beat the rain blues :-(


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1. Re: Is it raining in Lihue/ Kapaa all this week?

Aloha! We have been here three days now and it rained yesterday. Today was beautiful. Bring a great rain jacket and rain pants! Also, my husband has waterproof hiking boot and I waterproofed mine and our feet stayed nice and dry! We say go about your plans all the same and save the beach days for when you see the sun shine!

Baron and Karen

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2. Re: Is it raining in Lihue/ Kapaa all this week?

poured on the north shore yest. not a drop on us. it really varies by location.

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3. Re: Is it raining in Lihue/ Kapaa all this week?

I wouldn't worry too much if you looked at weather.com. They're notoriously unreliable when it comes to the islands. Try here:


As someone said, it's unusual to get steady rain. Most likely you'll get isolated, small trade showers that move through pretty quickly, and there's a good chance that it won't be raining at all right down the road.

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I see it did not rain in Lihue/Kapaa last night or so far this morning...copy and paste the above to web address line to keep score. Enter zip codes in the box if you want to view Princeville or Poipu weather.

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5. Re: Is it raining in Lihue/ Kapaa all this week?

Aloha from Kaua'i!

We haven't had a drop of rain (except a couple of passing showers during the night) for a couple of days now here on the South Shore.

It has been almost completely dry and sunny on the West Side.

My husband works in Lihu'e and it has been very much passing showers - sun - all week. It has never been raining all day on any day this week. I walked over at Kalapaki Beach a couple of days ago in the a.m. and it was beautiful.

Don't be deceived by the mainland weather forecasts -- it almost never rains all day here - and if you are unhappy with the weather where you are at the moment - simply drive South or West to get to sunny weather.

Nothing in the local forecast makes me think we are going to be having more rain than normal in the next week.

Malama Pono,


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I agree with Koloagirl...it's always raining somewhere and always not raining somewhere..almost all the time. I camped in Polahale State Park for (ahem... let's say longer than I was supposed too a while back)...no rain...in like...a month. Yet one time I got off the plane in Lihue...poured before I got to the terminal...went inside...rain stopped...went to get my rental car...poured again...drove to town it threatened...that's when I discovered that if I stayed inside it always stopped raining :) We used to sell rain insurance to the tourists...made a kill'n because we gaurenteed it would only rain every other day...so if it rained we'd just tall them they got there on the wrong day...should have waited until tomorrow. [See my post on Trip Report for 10/05 -10/13].


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7. Re: Is it raining in Lihue/ Kapaa all this week?

we are just back from Poipu on Tues night. It rained every day. But typical Hawaii rain comes down sun comes out. a couple of time it rained during night. we are by no means experts there but in 10 fall weeks over a few years in Hawaii, we have had two days where it rained so bad we had to stay in. We do try to avoid the north shore. for overnights. but last two time we were there it was nice on north shore.

Not sure what forecasts said.

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8. Re: Is it raining in Lihue/ Kapaa all this week?

The Maui forum always gave this website to check weather...seems more accurate than some of the other weather sites.


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