Introduction to Kapaa, Hawaii
Kapaa, Hawaii, in Kauai county, is 108 miles NW of Honolulu, Hawaii. The town has a population of approximately 9,472.
Kapaa is a word from the local Kauia dialect which means 'the closing' or 'solid'. Kawai Nui is located in the north of the town Kapaa, which was popular for its burly mud fish. The fishes were attracted by the Makalei tree, which was brought by the ancients of Pali'uli. Gradually, the town emerged to be a plantation town and also became a tourist hot spot.
Kapaa and nearby Attractions
- Kapaa Shopping Center
- Kapa'a Beach Park
- Kapaa New Park
- Kauai Children's Discovery Museum
- Fun Factory
Things To Do In Kapaa
In the town of Kapaa, tourists can visit many parks including the Town Park, Kapaa New Park, and Kapa'a Beach Park. The Kapaa Shopping Center is the shopping zone for all the tourists. Kauai Children's Discovery Museum is a popular place to visit in Kapaa. The Fun Factory is another great option to experience. Tourists also flock to the Coconut Marketplace which is very spacious; there are lots of stuff that one can buy.
Lihue Airport is the nearest airport to Kapaa.
Kapaa Higher Education
The University of Hawaii at Manoa, Leeward Community College, Brigham Young University-Hawaii campus, and the Honolulu Community College offer opportunities for higher education.