In Hawaiian, ʻĀhuimanu means, “Gathering place for the people.” Located on the North Shore of Kaua‘i in historic Kīlauea Town, this isn’t just a neighborhood center to shop, eat and grab groceries, it’s a social center where Kīlauea friends and families gather.
Designed by Kaua‘i architect, Steve Au, ʻĀhuimanu was inspired by the colors, textures and historic buildings from Kilauea Town’s sugar plantation past. Charming, open and walkable, Ahuimanu is located next to local landmarks like the Kīlauea Post Office, Kīlauea Park and the Kong Long Market Center, which dates back to the 1860’s.
ʻĀhuimanu is also uniquely situated between iconic Kaua‘i destinations. Just a one mile drive north is the Daniel K. Inouye Kīlauea Point Lighthouse and National Wildlife Refuge, known for its panoramic, ocean views and rare bird watching. Continue west on Kuhio Highway and you’ll discover the Princeville resort area, picturesque Hanalei Bay and the beautiful beaches of Kaua‘i’s North Shore.