Large resorts, endless dining and shopping, tennis ranch, and 36 holes of golf, centered around the world-class Ka’anapali Beach.

Welcome to Ka’anapali

Nestled on the western coast of Maui, Ka'anapali is a tropical paradise that beckons with its golden beaches, warm waters, and a vibrant community. Whether you're seeking a dream vacation home, an investment opportunity, or a permanent residence in paradise, Kaanapali offers the perfect blend of natural splendor and island living.



Ka'anapali boasts a tropical climate that's the envy of the world. With temperatures ranging from 75°F to 85°F year-round, you can bask in the sun, soak in the sea, and savor the island life every day. The balmy trade winds keep the air fresh, and brief, refreshing showers only enhance the lush greenery of the area.



Ka'anapali's community reflects the diversity of the island. Homeowners come from various backgrounds, including retirees, families, professionals, and vacationers. The mix of residents adds to the rich tapestry of life in Ka'anapali, creating a welcoming atmosphere where everyone can find their place.



Ka'anapali is a haven for those seeking adventure. Two world-class golf courses, water sports, shopping, and luaus are just a few of the activities that await you. Cliff jump or snorkel at Black Rock, where vibrant marine life thrives, enjoy parasailing, jet skiing, a snorkle tour or even sunset cruise all from Ka'anapali Beach. You rent beach gear including stand-up-paddle boards or enroll in a surf lesson at nearly any resort. Play some matches at the Royal Lahaina's Tennis Ranch or go for a jog along the 5.5 mile long beach boardwalk to stay active. You can even shop your heart away at Whalers Village, all on the pristine shores of Ka'anapali Beach.


Annual Events

Ka'anapali hosts a variety of annual events that residents and visitors alike eagerly anticipate. The Ka'anapali Fresh Food & Wine Festival showcases the island's culinary talents, while the Maui Film Festival highlights both local and international cinema. For golf enthusiasts, the Ka'anapali Classic – Roy's Golf Tournament is a must-see. The Maui Marathon also brings a lively group with its finish line on the Ka'anapali parkway.


Top Beaches

Ka'anapali is renowned for its stunning beaches. The three mile long Ka'anapali Beach is bisected by Black Rock with the famous strip of oceanfront resorts on the south section. The north side is much more tranquil with just as clear waters and golden sand. The whole beach is a picture-perfect destination for swimming, snorkeling, and simply enjoying the sun. Don't miss the nightly torch lighting and cliff diving ceremonies Black Rock!


Top Restaurants: A Culinary Delight

Ka'anapali's dining scene offers an array of delectable experiences. Enjoy oceanfront dining at Hula Grill or Leilani's On The Beach, explore the flavors of pacific rim cuisine at Roy's Ka'anapali, or savor mouthwatering sushi at Japengo. These restaurants are just a taste of the culinary delights that Ka'anapali has to offer.


Ka'anapali is not just a location; it's a lifestyle. It's the perfect blend of natural beauty and a thriving community. Whether you're searching for a primary residence, a vacation home, or an investment property, Ka'anapali is where your island living dreams become reality. Explore our real estate listings and make Ka'anapali, Maui, your forever home today!


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Demographics and Employment Data for Ka’anapali, HI

Ka’anapali has 536 households, with an average household size of 2.15. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Ka’anapali do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,164 people call Ka’anapali home. The population density is 232.64 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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54.04 / 45.96%

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Around Ka’anapali, HI

There's plenty to do around Ka’anapali, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Keiki Bowls, Kaha Loa, and A Hui Hou Storage Service.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 4.01 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.72 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.22 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
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Active 2.83 miles 187 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.95 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

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