Kapolei was originally planned to be an urban community in the island of Oahu. Homes began to be built in Kapolei in the late 80’s, being followed by commercial development shortly after. Today, Kapolei has grown significantly as a community as well as an industry. It has also become the business center for the western region of Oahu. Population in Kapolei was estimated to be around 15,186 according to the 2010 census, and much of Oahu's future population is predicted to be in Kapolei in the years to come.
Parks and Recreation
In Kapolei, you will never run out of options as far as fun things to do. Parks and recreation come in number in Kapolei.
Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii Water Park is a great place to go and get wet on adventurous water slides. With the warm weather in Kapolei, this is perfect for someone who is looking for some excitement while they get refreshed at the same time.
Ko Olina Marina is another famous place to go for some fun recreation in Kapolei. For those who love to go sailing, especially during the day when the sun is shining and you can see its reflection on the blue waters of the ocean, this is your ideal thing to do. Ko Olina Marina is also a well known place for sport fishing. People who love sport fishing, can just go out on their boat, yacht, and just let it sit on the water, while they read, relax, eat, drink, and fish for fun and off course a good appetite.
Attractions and Activities
Hawaii is certainly notorious for its beaches and that is nothing new for anyone to know. Kapolei is no exception. The water is beautiful, crystal blue, with lots to explore underwater if you snorkel, great for anyone who loves to surf, water ski, jet ski, or simply go out sail and enjoy the beauty of the ocean.
Golf is a major passion for people who live and visit Kapolei. Within the community, there are many golf courses where anyone can play, practice, and compete in tournaments. Amongst these golf courses are:
• Barbers Point Golf Course (808) 682-1911
• Coral Creek Golf Course
• Ewa Villages Golf Course (Municipal) (808) 681-0220
• Hawaii Prince Golf Course
• Hoakalei Golf Course (www.hoakaleicountryclub.com)
• Kapolei Golf Course (www.kapoleigolfcourse.com)
• Ko Olina Golf Course
• New Ewa Beach Golf Course
• West Loch Golf Course (Municipal) (808) 671-229
Kapolei hosts some very special events throughout the year. There are annual events like the Taste at Kapolei, the Aloha Festivals, Aloun Farm's Pumpkin Patch, and Christmas at Kapolei Hale. These festivities and festivals all give a little Hawaii and Kapolei spice to it, making them unique and distinct in a very special way.
For more information on Kapolei, what it is and has to offer, visit http://www.kapolei.com/.