The "Eggs and Bacon" Island




When researching for this trip to Kauai, I remembered from my previous trip that the island has a lot of non-native wild boar and chickens. Like…all over the place.


An article in News From the Coop mentioned the unofficial title of Kauai as the “eggs and bacon island,” which is a hilarious slogan! That said, the feral pig population causes a lot of trouble, which is why pig hunting there is now a thing.



Here’s list of native animals I’ll also be on the lookout for:


  • tortoises at the Tortoise Sanctuary at the Makauwahi Cave Reserve


  • albatross and other birds at the Kilauea Lighthouse


  • spinner dolphins



If you’ve been there, what else should I be watching out for?



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