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About Kapolei, Hawaii

Kapolei is an unincorporated city in Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States on the island of Oahu and is colloquially known as the "second city". Second to Honolulu in size.The community takes its name from a volcanic cone, Pu?u o Kapolei. In the Hawaiian language, pu?u means hill and Kapo lei means beloved Kapo. According to legend, Kapo was sister to Pele.Much of the land is part of the estate of industrialist James Campbell. Kapolei's major developer is Kapolei Property Development, a subsidiary of James Campbell Company. Kapolei sits primarily upon former sugarcane and pineapple fields.

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  • Area Code: 808
  • Postal Codes: 96707
  • Timezone: Hawaii-Aleutian