Kaua'i - Kapa'a & the Eastside (PDF Chapter)

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If you look past the strip malls and highway traffic, the Eastside fascinates. Its geography runs the gamut, from mountaintop forests to pounding surf and a majestic river. Kapaʻa’s historic town center echoes another bygone era of sugar plantations.

  • explore playgrounds, sheltered swimming areas and tide-line driftwood piles with the kids at Lydgate Beach Park
  • maps
  • run, walk or pedal Ke Ala Hele Makalae, the 5 miles between Kapaʻa Beach Park and Paliku (Donkey) Beach at sunrise
  • transport
  • feel the mana (life force) as you kayak the sacred Wailua River into a valley that was the birthplace of kings and the abode of aliʻi (high royalty)
  • restaurants

Coverage includes: Best Places to Eat, Best Outdoors, Wailua, Waipouli, Kapaʻa, Anahola, Koʻolau Road.

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