Kalaheo Real Estate

Breezing through Kaua‘i’s charming town of Kalāheo without stopping is easy to do. Sure, the quaint south shore community is mostly residential. However, you’d be missing out if you didn’t stop and see some of the island’s more obscure places here worth checking out.

One of the Garden Isle’s most popular golf courses for locals is at Kukuiolono Park and Golf Course. This is a no-frills course in Kalāheo that keeps prices extremely low so that kama‘āina (Hawai‘i residents) get a chance to enjoy the sport. You can play a round and use the money you saved to grab a beer and Mexican grinds at the on-site restaurant, Paco’s Tacos, that’s perched on top of the greens and offers a splendid view. Or take a short walk through the park’s lovely grounds that include a serene Japanese and rock garden.

Further along Kalāheo’s main road, Papalina, you’ll encounter National Tropical Botanical Garden’s headquarters. This is not where you go to visit their gardens, it’s where their offices, herbarium and research facilities are located. Botanical lovers will get a thrill visiting the LEED-certified Botanical Research Center which boasts the largest collection of Hawaiian and Marquesan plants in the world and is home to the largest assemblage of plant-related literature in the state. The library also periodically hosts exhibits featuring Hawai‘i’s flora and fauna.

You’ve probably seen Kaua‘i Kookie products since the moment you stepped off the plane. You can visit where these delicious treats are made at the company’s bakery located in Kalāheo. Right across the street from the bakery is another place for divine desserts called The Right Slice. One bite of the Lilikoi Cheesecake and you’ll feel like you’ve taken a trip to confection heaven. But the most popular dining establishment in this quaint town is Kalāheo Café and Coffee Company. People arrive here in droves each morning for breakfast, perhaps because the ambience makes you feel right at home with a casual order-at-the-counter-style arrangement.

Kalaheo - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Kalaheo: $1,738,900 / County Avg $2,624,400


Avg Taxes in Kalaheo: $4,300 / County Avg $16,800


Avg Sq. Ft. in Kalaheo: 2,079 / County Avg 1,801


Avg Price per/sqft in Kalaheo:$837 / County Avg $1457


Avg Walkscore in Kalaheo: 18 / County Avg 18


Avg Year Built in Kalaheo: 1990 / County Avg 1995


Avg Days on Website in Kalaheo: 99 / County Avg 118


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