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Old Kapaʻa Town

A mix of modern style and historic culture on Kauaʻi's East side.

Come visit Old Kapaʻa Town, a thriving community of Kauaʻi restaurants, shops, services, and small business owners who work together to spread aloha and share ideas that nurture our island.

Featured Projects

Old Kapaʻa Town is always hard at work supporting the community. Check out our latest projects!

Old Kapaʻa Town Murals

Kapaʻa Murals

A project inspired by previous generations is the most recent event for Old Kapa‘a Town Business Hui where international muralist Caleb Aero presents a series of paintings incorporating throwback images of historic Kapa‘a Town featuring Hawaiian trees and canoe-voyaging plants, which are also the street names for the side streets of Old Kapa‘a Town.

Woman on a bike in Old Kapaʻa Town

Rise to Work

Kauaʻi County's Rise to Work program helped provide temporary job opportunities during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic. Program participants were able to work with local employers and gain valuable professional connections during the 12-week program.

The Businesses of Old Kapa'a Town 

Each member of the board has experience working as a community organizer, or with non-profits.

Illustration of Kapaa Town by Left Right Design

Visit our Kapaʻa restaurants, shops, services, and resorts. Rent a bike from Hele on Kaua'i and check out our famous Kapa'a  bike path. Grab some ‘ono (delicious) Coffee from Java Kai or Pono Coffee & Bakery, or just enjoy Kaua'i’s weather at Kapa'a Beach Park. 

Shopping for high-quality, locally crafted clothes? Head to Beachside Boutique, Aloha State T-Shirt Company, Salt + Sea, or Shipwrecked Kaua'i. Or get creative and design your own fashion with eye-catching tropical cloth from Vicky’s Fabrics. 

Add some spice to your style with gorgeous accessories from Calabash Wearable Wood, Templ, Deja Vu Surf Hawaii, Sole Mates, or Work it Out. 

Find your ahhhh time with a stop by Epic Hair Boutique, Paradise Beauty Salon & Spa, or Little Tsunami Tattoo.

Find customized, unique gifts at Kamoa, KIKO, Hee Fat General Store and Seaweed + Sage. And don't forget food! Go to Leong's Meat House or Pono Market for your main course, Sweet Shop by the Sea for a treat, then wash it down with a healthy beverage from the Kaua'i Juice Co.

Whether you're looking for sunshine, a delicious meal, a good story, or gifts to bring back home, Old Kapa'a Town is a family-friendly community with something for everyone.

Explore Old Kapa'a Town 

View or download our map of Old Kapaʻa Town below.

Become a Member

Click here to become a member of the Old Kapaʻa Town Business Hui.

Our History

Since its founding in the early 1900s, Kapaʻa has been a town where everyone can belong. Weaving together all the cultures that make Hawaiʻi unique, today Kapaʻa remains a place that welcomes all and encourages us to mālama (take care of) the ʻāina (land) and its people. Discover the story of Old Kapaʻa Town.

Historic photos courtesy of the Hawaii State Archives.


Featured News Articles

Read about Old Kapaʻa Town in the news!


What's Happening in Kapaʻa?

Check out special events happening on Kauaʻi’s east side, from farmers markets to the Saturday artwalk and more!