Wailua is a census-designated place in , United States. The population was 2,254 at the 2010 census, up from 2,083 at the 2000 census.

Notable Places in the Area

was a resort hotel in Wailuā, , , that was noted for its Hollywood connections, Hawaiian-themed weddings, torch lightings, destruction by a hurricane, and long-standing land disputes.

The , near Wailua, Hawaii, also known as 'A'A Kukui is a historic archeological site that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Photo: Sho73, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, also known as Nounou Mountain, is a mountain ridge located west of the towns Wailua and in the Nounou Forest Reserve on the island of .

is a waterfall located on the ʻŌpaekaʻa Stream in Wailua River State Park on the eastern side of the of . is situated 2 miles west of Wailua. Photo: Bob Linsdell, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Kapaʻa is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in , , United States. is situated 2 miles northeast of Wailua. Photo: Travis.Thurston, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Wailua Homesteads is a census-designated place in , , United States. is situated 2½ miles west of Wailua.

is an unincorporated community on the island of in , , United States. is situated 4 miles northeast of Wailua.


22.0518° or 22° 3' 6.4" north
-159.3341° or 159° 20' 2.9" west
Open Location Code
20 feet (6 metres)
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node 150920444
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Wailua (Hawaii)
  • Basque: Wailua
  • Catalan: Wailua
  • Cebuano: Wailua
  • Chinese: Wailua
  • Chinese: 威陸亞 (夏威夷州)
  • Dutch: Wailua
  • English: Wailua, Hawaii
  • English: Wailua, Kauai County, Hawaii
  • French: Wailua
  • Hausa: Wailua
  • Hawaiian: Wailua
  • Italian: Wailua
  • Japanese: ワイルア
  • Min Nan Chinese: Wailua
  • Nepali: वैलुवा, हवाई
  • Newari: वैलुवा (हवाई)
  • Newari: वैलुवा, हवाई
  • Persian: وایلوا، شهرستان کائوآئی، هاوایی
  • Persian: وایلوا کوای کانتی، هاوایی
  • Polish: Wailua
  • Portuguese: Wailua
  • Russian: Ваилуа
  • Serbian: Вајлуа
  • Serbo-Croatian: Wailua, Hawaii
  • Serbo-Croatian: Wailua
  • Spanish: Wailua
  • Ukrainian: Вайлуа

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