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Kapaa Attractions

Smaller cities have a charm about them you just don't find in their larger counterparts. Check out all the exciting things to see and do in Kapaa before you get there so you can see as much as possible during your getaway. You'll soon see that bigger doesn't always mean better!

Discover the sights of Kapaa with some popular tours & day trips, or get through our list of 101 fun activities in Kapaa. We have no booking fees and free cancellation, so you can relax and put your energy into planning the vacation of a lifetime.

Things to Do in Kapaa with Kids

There's fun for the whole family wherever you go in Kapaa. Here are a few family friendly experiences to try together that promise to make your trip memorable:

Free Things to Do in Kapaa

Vacationing on a budget in Kapaa? Spend time, not money, on terrific experiences.

Ho'opi'i Falls - There's something peaceful about being close to the water, so stop a while here.

Kamokila Hawaiian Village - Widely recognized among the locals, this site is worth stopping by.

Kadavul Hindu Temple - Connect with your spiritual side or simply soak up the tranquil atmosphere at this place of worship.

Wailua Beach Park - Enjoy a brisk walk along the water's edge and perhaps even dip a toe in.

Kuilau Ridge Trail - Contemplate the contrast between busy city life and nature's wild beauty at this spectacular spot.

Keahua Arboretum - No matter if you know your peonies from poppies, you'll find beauty in this marvelous display.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Kapaa

Wailua Homesteads

You'll enjoy the waterfalls and riverfront in Wailua Homesteads. You might want to make time for a stop at Kadavul Hindu Temple or Iraivan Temple.



If you're spending some time in Kawaihau, Kealia Forest Reserve and Kapahi Park are top sights worth seeing.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Kapaa on a sunny day?

What to do in Kapaa on a rainy day?

There's no need to splish, splash and splosh your way through a damp day when there are fantastic indoor activities to enjoy:

Are there cheap things to do in Kapaa?

Have a little fun with a Honeymoon Lei Greeting at Lihue Airport and put the money you save toward more experiences.

What can you do in Kapaa for free?

You could put your cash in the hotel safe for the day, because these excellent attractions will cost you nothing at all:

  • Lae Nani Beach
  • Waipouli Beach
  • Kadavul Hindu Temple
  • Kapaa Shopping Center