Wailua

Wailua

Framed by emerald plateaus and sparkling white sand coastlines, offers a picturesque retreat on Kaua‘i's east shore.

A Blend of Nature and Community

Explore Wailua, where coastal charm meets vibrant community life and natural splendor. Situated near Kapa‘a and just minutes from Līhuʻe, Wailua is a tropical haven with its verdant surroundings. It features oceanfront condos with stunning vistas on the north, while the south offers views of the historic Coco Palms Hotel and the splendid Wailua River. Its accessibility makes it a preferred residence for professionals in Līhuʻe, offering both beauty and convenience.
 

Local Lifestyle

Wailua is surrounded by nature’s treasures, from neighborhood parks and the Wailua Heritage Trail to Lydgate Beach Park and the iconic Sleeping Giant Mountain. It’s a place where adventure and tranquility coexist, with landmarks like the Hindu Monastery, ‘Opaeka‘a Falls, Wailua Falls, and the renowned Wailua Golf Course enhancing the local lifestyle.
 

Dining and Shopping

While Wailua's dining scene is quaint, it provides easy access to the diverse eateries of Līhuʻe and Kapa‘a. Highlights include Kintaro Restaurant for Japanese cuisine and Street Burger for casual fare. Smith's Family Garden Luau offers a memorable dining experience by the Wailua River.

Overview for Wailua, HI

2,630 people live in Wailua, where the median age is 42.9 and the average individual income is $32,964. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,630

Total Population

42.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$32,964

Average individual Income

Around Wailua, HI

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

30
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
36
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bb’s Kauai, Aloha Shave Ice, and Gabe's Ice Candy.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.81 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.46 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.89 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.43 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.81 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.98 miles 30 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Wailua, HI

Wailua has 951 households, with an average household size of 2.77. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Wailua do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,630 people call Wailua home. The population density is 1,712.7 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,630

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.9

Median Age

49.66 / 50.34%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
951

Total Households

2.77

Average Household Size

$32,964

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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