In the Hawaiian language Kapaa means "solid". A lot of different hotels, shopping centers and restaurants, according to travelers, make this small town is perched at the foot of Nounou (Sleeping Giant), Kauai mountains, extremely friendly to tourists. Kinipopo "shopping village", is loved by tourists for the beautiful places where you can eat, and small souvenir shops. Items made by local craftsmen using traditional materials, are marked with "Made in Kauai." The Kappa can enjoy a variety of water sports, including water skiing and kayaking.