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Situated next to Anini, Kilauea is labeled a rustic community due to its focus on locally-based agricultural economy. The communities’ fusion of contemporary and traditional style is quite astonishing. Historical buildings are easy to spot and take you back in the times of Polynesian -Tahitian cultural life. Yet, Ahuimanu shopping center is the North Shore’s first new development in over thirty years.
Kilauea’s real estate welcomes its guests with plantation cottages in Kilauea Town but raises the bar with spectacular multi-acre estates, nestled above Secret's beach exclusive Kaupea Road. Luxutique valley rim lots with panoramic views and land-abundant larger lots have one feature in common - exclusive location. Every Kaupea home holds its own unique signature. Secret hideaways, private access to the most adoring Secret beach on the Island, topped with gorgeous sunsets and double rainbow - life becomes Utopias.
The community’s diverse layout assures captivating home views over rivers, enchanting mountain sides, waterfalls, lush gardens and magnificent ocean.
PEOPLE & LIFESTYLE
Strolling around historic Kilauea Town opens a sensation of time travel, taking you back over 100 years ago. Remarkably, the small town has preserved many of the plantation era buildings and some families continued to reside in their original homes. Kilauea’s heritage reflects the native Hawaiians occupying the land for centuries and supporting their families with fishing, and growing taro to make highly nutritious poi. Today historic market center Kong Lung, continues to represent the cultural eras with added twist of our modern century. Kilauea’s rural character, generous flora, and agricultural emphasis is the outskirt of the neighborhood, bundling its charming residential houses in Kilauea town.
DINING & SHOPPING
Kilauea’s commercial aspect has experienced significant maturation level, since the completion of Ahuimanu shopping center. It provided new business opportunities, giving home to Kilauea Market +Café, North Shore Animal Clinic, Island Soap & Candle Works, Kai Bar Coffee Roasters, Shipwrecked Kauai Lifestyle boutique, Wyland Galleries and its first ever Trinity Fitness North Shore.
Glued next to it, is Kilauea Plantation Center hosting the premiere North Shore Metamorphose Yoga Studio. Conveniently located in the same building is Kauai Juice Co., prepping its organic cold- pressed drinks with locally sourced fruits and greens. Barista-brewed coffee is at hand at Trilogy, where many tasty treats will compliment your drink. Casual lunch and dinner are few steps away at Kilauea Fish Market offering a variety of Kauai’s freshest seafood in a funky outdoor setting. Unique items to decorate your home are found at Hunter Gatherer.
Cross the street and you’ll find yourself in the historic market center Kong Lung. Start your morning were the locals do, at Kilauea Bakery & Pizza. Feel welcomed, while sipping fresh brewed coffee and make new friends at its cozy outdoor sitting. Japanese style eats are offered at Sushi Girl Kauai, from poke bowls, makai rolls to never seen before sushi burritos.
The Healthy Hut Market & Café is a wonderful grocery store with full selection of organic products and in-store kitchen, offering daily variety of lunch and dinner to take home or enjoy in their back yard setting. Live entertainment is set in a plantation-style designed The Bistro, fusing cookery from Hawaii with European flavors. The open courtyard offers more privacy, while the wine bar is where the guests get social and stay longer than planned.
BEACHES, TRAILS & KAUAI LIFE
Kilauea beaches are a natural adornment to the beauty of Kauai. Dip into the healing waters of North Shore’s most admired Secret Beach and feel energized. Short downhill hike opens a long stretch of golden sands, turquoise waters and nearly fairy dust in the air. Secret’s tantalizing energy is known to draw couples for rendezvous and private time. Kahili Quarry Beach, locally called Rock Quarry is a preferred by surfers, yet makes a wonderful swim and hangout place in the summer. Kalihiwai Beach, is another great surfing spot, where the Kalihiwai river meets the ocean. The migrating season brings rare opportunity to get close to playful Dolphins, feel their lively energy and hear wild their calls. A short paddle up on the river, reveals a hidden entrance to a short hike, ending with a gorgeous waterfall- hidden spot where you can experience nature’s most invigorating water massage.
In 2004 Bill and Joan Porter purchased and developed the 500 acres Wai Koa Plantation and made Anaina Hou Community Park a reality. Kilauea community now gratefully enjoys the place-based playground for the kids, skate park, Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens and adorable mini golf course. Every Saturday, Kilauea farmers market display an array of incredible local produce and rare native fruits along with home cooked fare and artesian bread. The iconic Kilauea Lighthouse, situated in the middle of the National Wildlife Refuge grants an access to variety of indigenous bird species, nesting at the cliffside.
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