Poʻipū (literally, “crashing waves” in Hawaiian is in Kauaʻi County on the southern side of the island of Kauaʻi in the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi. The population was 1,075 at the 2000 census. The town features a group of high-end hotels, resorts and one main shopping center.Stayed here in the 80s. Visited again 30+ years later. Hawaii is beautiful. Kauai is special. Poipu is fun.
The most popular beach on the South Shore is Poipu Beach, which is fronted by Poipu Beach Park, and a few resorts. Poipu Beach was named America’s Best Beach by The Travel Channel, ranking top among the 10 “best” beaches selected nationwide. This beach is a series of golden sand crescents, strung together where beach-goers will find snorkeling, swimming, a natural ocean wading pool, boogie-boarding and surfing.