Kauai Regions - Real Estate Resource
Kauai area & neighborhood info for home buyers
Living on Kauai
Considering buying Kauai real estate? Read about some of the neighborhoods & regions of the Island here. It just might help you decide where you'll be calling home very soon.
Kauai, also known as the Garden Isle, is divided into 5 regions: West Side, North Shore, South Shore, Lihue, and East Side. You'll find details about each area of Kauai in the paragraphs below. Then start looking at Kauai homes and real estate for sale. It's that easy.
Kauai Regions Guide
West Side of Kauai
Home to the magnificent WaimeaCanyon(Grand Canyon of the Pacific), the West Side of Kauai contains some of Kauai’s most scenic wonders. The West Side neighborhoods and districts include Eleele, Hanapepe, Kekaha, Kokee, Polihale, Waimea.
Kauai North Shore
Kauai’s North Shore is full of charm and beauty with its striking mountains, abundant taro fields, amazing beaches and dramatic sea cliffs. The North Shore neighborhoods and districts include Anini, Haena, Hanalei, Kilauea, Princeville, Waihina.
South Shore of Kauai
The sunny South Shore of Kauai is the hottest spot on the island. It’s no wonder that it is most notable for its 2 famous beaches: Po'ipu Beach Park and the Spouting Horn Beach Park. The South Shore neighborhoods and districts include Kalaheo, Koloa, Lawai, Omao, Poipu.
Lihue (Central Kauai)
Lihue is the capital of Kauai and its main commercial and government center. Lihue Airport (main airport) and Nawiliwili Harbor, the island's major commercial shipping center and cruise ship port are situated here. Lihue neighborhoods and districts include Hanamaulu, Kalapaki, Lihue, Puhi.
East Side of Kauai (Coconut Coast)
Kauai's East Side, also called the Coconut Coast, is the most populated region on the island—most reside in the Wailua/Kapaa area. The East Side neighborhoods and districts include Aliomanu, Anahola, Kapa'a, Kealia, Moloaa, Wailua.