Famous for its beautiful beaches, luxury resorts, and vibrant entertainment options.

Welcome to Kaanapali

With three miles of gorgeous white sand beach, gentle rolling waves, warm, sunny days, plentiful rainbows, and the majestic West Maui mountains as a backdrop, Kaanapali has long been a coveted resort destination. A 1.5-mile boardwalk fronting the beach offers opportunities for walking and enjoying brilliant sunset views.  The Kaanapali coastal waters are also a favorite spot for humpback whales who migrate to Hawaii seasonally every winter. Black Rock or Pu’u Keka’a in Hawaiian is a prominent rock formation significant in Hawaiian culture and a popular site for snorkeling and diving.  Golfers can enjoy the 36-hole world-class Kaanapali Golf Course, while Whaler’s Village offers upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment.  Kaanapali is known for having some of the best weather in the world.  From beachfront condominiums to luxurious ocean view homes and estate properties, there is much to discover when it comes to owning a property in Kaanapali. 

Kaanapali Restaurants

Monkeypod, Leilani’s on the Beach, Hula Grill, HuiHui, Roy’s, Duke’s Beach House, Macadangdangs, Japengo, Longi’s, Island Vintage Coffee, Island Press Coffee, Round Table Pizza, Nikki’s Pizza, Joey’s Kitchen, Choice Health Bar, Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant

Kaanapali Communities

Kaanapali Resort Properties 

Properties allowing short-term vacation rentals

Kaanapali Alii

The Whaler

Maui Kaanapali Villas

Kaanapali Royal

Honua Kai

Luana Gardens

Maui Eldorado 

Mahana at Kaanapali 

Kaanapali Shores

Maui Kai

Kaanapali Plantation

International Colony Club

Kaanapali Residential 

Condominiums, Homes, Land, & Estates 

The Vintage 

The Masters 

Kaanapali Coffee Farms

Kaanapali Golf Estates 

The Summit

The Pinnacle


Kaanapali Hillside

Kaanapali Vista

Royal Kaanapali Estates 

Pu’ukolii Village (Future)

Overview for Kaanapali , HI

1,164 people live in Kaanapali , where the median age is 61.6 and the average individual income is $99,714. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

61.6 years

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Around Kaanapali , HI

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

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Real Mexican Grindz, Thai Taste 65, and Limitless Dive Co. Maui.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.55 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.73 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.68 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.54 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.95 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.31 miles 83 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Kaanapali , HI

Kaanapali 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 Kaanapali do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,164 people call Kaanapali 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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