With its unique visitor destination area zoning, Princeville is a rare Northshore community where vacation rentals flourish.

Welcome to Princeville

A Luxurious Retreat on Kaua‘i's North Shore

Princeville, the gem of Kaua‘i's north shore, offers an upscale resort lifestyle with exceptional amenities. What once was a cattle ranch now stands as a dynamic community, featuring everything from resort homes to condos and the elegant 1 Hotel Hanalei. With its unique Visitor Destination Area zoning, Princeville is a rare northshore community where vacation rentals flourish, set against the stunning backdrop of the Pacific Ocean and Hanalei Bay.

The Princeville Lifestyle

Life in Princeville is rich with amenities. Its extensive network of walking and biking paths, the celebrated Princeville Makai Golf Course, and community facilities like parks, a library, and shopping and dining venues at Princeville Center, all add to its allure. This is a place where the beauty of Kaua‘i is a constant companion, inviting both residents and visitors to explore and enjoy.

Gastronomy and Retail in Princeville

Princeville's dining scene is vibrant, with a recommendation to reserve in advance during peak seasons. From the fresh offerings at the Fish Market at the Dolphin to the curated selections at Princeville Wine Market, and dining at 1 Hotel’s 1 Kitchen, the culinary experiences here are unmatched. Not to be missed are Hanalei’s Bar Acuda and Postcards Cafe, both offering dishes that highlight local and international flavors in unique settings.
Real Estate in Princeville Resort-style living defines Princeville's property market, where homes are designed to merge seamlessly with the tropical landscape, adhering to height restrictions to preserve views. Many residences, especially those built before 2000, have been updated to reflect a modern, coastal aesthetic. With properties starting at just over $1 million, Princeville presents a spectrum of luxurious living options.

Overview for Princeville, HI

1,969 people live in Princeville, where the median age is 50 and the average individual income is $43,158. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

50 years

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Around Princeville, HI

There's plenty to do around Princeville, 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 Akamai Juice Company, Ethansage, and Longman Jiu-jitsu Academy.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 1.34 miles 127 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.34 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.75 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.52 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.26 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.28 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Princeville, HI

Princeville has 875 households, with an average household size of 2.25. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Princeville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,969 people call Princeville home. The population density is 756.96 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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43.63 / 56.37%

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