Welcome to Kalaheo, a rustic little town in the southern part of Kauai. It is known to be the oldest town on Kauai and has a population of almost 4,000.  Located between Lihue and the west side of Kauai, this island is filled with some of the most beautiful undisturbed beaches. Additionally, Kalaheo is home to the Kalaheo Café and Coffee Company, Hawaii’s largest producer of Hawaiian coffee beans. 

While Kalaheo is becoming more popular for vacationers to the South Shore, the accommodations are limited due to the size of the area and the amount of local residents making it a perfect growing community for local residents. There are several restaurants and cafes in Kalaheo that offer a wide variety of cuisine.  A popular one with locals and tourists is the restaurant at the Kalaheo Café and Coffee Company. 

Local residents and tourists enjoy everything this area of Kalaheo has to offer. Outdoor activities such as fishing, biking, swimming, sunning and snorkeling are favorites. They also cherish the area attractions like the Olu Pua Gardens and Plantations, Inuoloue Reservoir and Alexanders Lake, and Kaukiuki Falls. 


4287 Kai Ikena Dr , Kalaheo — Kai Ikena

Spacious five bedroom 5 1/2 bath home features majestic mountain and ocean views and 4160 sqft of living area. First floor level h...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 5.01
  • Tenure FS
  • SqFt. 3,620
  • MLS 245069

Because of the scenery, views, and serene environment, real estate in the Kalaheo area is fairly good. Furthermore, it is worthwhile to note that the majority of homes have ocean or mountain views. The average list price at the end of November 2011 was $870K with list prices going over $3 million. The median list price for all residential property sold over the last three months was $350K with single family homes’ median sale price being over $415K. Condos start in the low $200s at some of the area resorts like the Kalaheo Pali Kai.  REOs, short sales and foreclosures can be found in Kalaheo. They start as low as $200K and go up from there depending on the condition. Buying in Kalaheo is a smart investment for financial reasons and for reasons of pure enjoyment. There are many opportunities to buy real estate in Kalaheo because there is a great range in prices. For sellers, because this is a quiet area with limited action from vacationers, buyers seek out this area. Working with a qualified and knowledgeable agent who knows this area well is beneficial to maximize the sale of your residential property.

Kalaheo is a sleepy little island town that is slightly off the beaten path. It is appealing to first time visitors who come here for a peaceful vacation and never want to leave. It isn’t uncommon to hear a local tell of how they came for a visit, went home to sell everything and moved back here to live year round. The Kalaheo community is a well-knit one with strong ties to their culture. Kalaheo has a natural beauty that allures people to this welcome place to live.