This vibrant and charming coastal town, where the spirit of play and relaxation permeates every corner.

Eastern Shore's Vibrant Heartbeat

Embark on a captivating journey through Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i's eastern gem, where the vibrant spirit of the community shines against a backdrop of coconut groves and ocean breezes. The journey along Highway 56 unveils the heart of Kapa‘a Town, from the Coconut Plantation Marketplace to Keālia Kai, offering enchanting views and a lively atmosphere. Indulge in the unique blend of delightful eateries, enchanting street music, and eclectic shops as you soak in the coastal charm of this beloved town.

Embracing the Kapa‘a Lifestyle

Kapa‘a thrives with diverse experiences for every visitor and resident. From eclectic shopping and fine dining to essential services and gourmet grocery options, the town meets all needs and tastes. Adventure seekers will enjoy Keālia Beach and Kuna Bay's pristine sands or the lush trails inland, while the Ke Ala Hele Makalae path offers cyclists scenic vistas along a 7-mile coastal journey.

Culinary and Shopping Delights

The culinary landscape in Kapa‘a is as varied as it is exquisite, ranging from vibrant food trucks to the renowned JO2 Restaurant. Lava Lava Beach Club and Hukilau Lanai offer immersive dining experiences, with local groceries available at Hoku Foods, Papaya's Natural Foods, and Safeway. Discover unique finds in Kapa‘a Town’s shops, offering everything from artisan crafts at Kiko Kaua‘i to refreshing beverages at Kaua'i Juice Co.

Discover Kapa‘a Real Estate

In Kapa‘a, the real estate spectrum spans from beachfront condos to inland estates, offering more accessible pricing compared to other Kaua‘i regions. Its mixed zoning creates a unique living environment, with residential areas near agricultural lands. Whether seeking a modest home or a grand estate, Kapa‘a’s market is diverse. For expert guidance, contact Reba Roy for an array of properties in Kapa‘a, where urban charm meets agricultural beauty.

Explore Kapa‘a’s Enchantment

Start your adventure in Kapa‘a, where the fusion of stunning natural beauty, vibrant community life, and heartfelt hospitality beckons you to discover your slice of paradise.

Overview for Kapa‘a, HI

11,516 people live in Kapa‘a, where the median age is 44.6 and the average individual income is $36,103. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

44.6 years

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Around Kapa‘a, HI

There's plenty to do around Kapa‘a, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bb’s Kauai, Aloha Shave Ice, and Leora Calmus.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.94 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.51 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.21 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.36 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.33 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.43 miles 53 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Kapa‘a, HI

Kapa‘a has 3,638 households, with an average household size of 3.14. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Kapa‘a do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 11,516 people call Kapa‘a home. The population density is 1,147.96 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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52.53 / 47.47%

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Schools in Kapa‘a, HI

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The following schools are within or nearby Kapa‘a. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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St Catherine School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Kapaa Elementary School
PreK - 5th
9th - 12th

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