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Kalapawai Historic Market

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Address: 306 S Kalaheo Ave, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-3162
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+1 808-262-4359

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Great coffee

If you want great fresh made coffee. Go to the Kalapawai market. The food is good and the people are nice.

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Kailua, Hawaii
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Kailua, Hawaii
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

If you want great fresh made coffee. Go to the Kalapawai market. The food is good and the people are nice.

Thank celticfcmad
Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Many times we've tried to visit but were unable to find parking. We lucked out finally and enjoyed the chicken salad and the turkey cranberry sandwich. Both a most excellent choice! If only they served cold beer for dining in! Anxious to return and try other menu items and to grab another Uncle's ice cream sandwich. We have discovered that... More 

Thank KLH
Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2015

This place pretty much stocks everything, food to prepare, prepared food,alcohol,dry goods, deli stuff, it's like a one stop shop. Some items are pretty pricey but it's well worth going there to save the hassle of having to drive into the shopping precinct, especially if you just want to relax. Be prepared to be asked by the staff when you... More 

Thank salchisholm
Syracuse, New York, United States
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358 reviews
147 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2015

If you are going to Kailua Beach, stop at the Kalapawai Market to pick up beverages or fresh, made-to-order sandwiches or, for that matter, just about anything else you'll need. The market serves the local community and is just a short drive from the beach park. It is a full-service market, open at 6am and closes at 9pm. There is... More 

Thank Warren F
Sydney, Australia
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2014

I was there on a Saturday. There was a grumpy teenager outside making burgers in a thick cloud of smoke. Despite his unenthusiastic appearance, it was the best burgers I've had in ages. Also had a very good latte. Will be back next time I'm in Kailua

Thank gavagai18
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Had heard quite a bit about this place, that if going to the beach to stop there for snacks and drinks. And though they do have snacks and drinks they also have you by the ... There were 4 of us and we bought a few things that ended up totaling almost $30. Could have gone to the Foodland or... More 

Thank Dutch5995
Lompoc, California
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137 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2014

The Kalapawai Market is a great place to stop for a take out or eat in lunch while in Kailua. The sandwiches are fantastic and the New Zealand Meat Pies are brilliant! Be alert for crowds. Parking is tough but doable. Expect a wait. This is a popular place for a reason!

1 Thank Schmeis
Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2013

i loved this market a little bit for everyone did this when i was in port on the pride of america i just love Kona it is a very special place so if you can get there you wont be sorry

Thank sandra k
Incline Village, NV
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239 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2012

Great market to stop for a cup of coffee and a walk on the beach. Lot of sundry supplies and nice selection of wines. The deli offers a variety of sandwiches, wraps, and salads for breakfast, lunch and dinner take out. This is a local hangout that has a real taste of Hawaii.

1 Thank Tbasler
Atlanta, Georgia
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2012 via mobile

This is a great place to stop by for sandwiches before heading to the beach. Great sandwiches, local coffee, milk, juices, etc. walking distance to Kailua beach.

1 Thank czapata

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