Consisting of the area from Wapouli to Anahola, Kawaihau is the most diverse area on the island. Beautiful white sand beaches stretch almost uninterrupted offer wonderful surfing and sunbathing opportunities. The area is also home of several major waterfalls, heiau, the must-see Fern Grotto and the only navigable river in the entire state. Kawaihau is home of many island residents who live mauka or toward the mountains of Kuhio Highway, makai, or toward the ocean of the highway are numerous vacation rentals, hotels, timeshares and condos. The area also has abundant shopping, restaurants and grocery stores.