Kailua, Hawaii - Facts & Figures
In the Hawaiian language Kailua means "two seas" or "two currents", a contraction of the words kai (meaning "sea" or "sea water") and ʻelua (meaning "two"); it is so named because of the two lagoons in the district or the two currents which run through Kailua Bay.
Kailua is primarily a residential community, with a centralized commercial district along Kailua Road. Places of note in Kailua include Kailua Beach Park, Lanikai Beach, Kawai Nui Marsh, Maunawili Falls and Marine Corps Base Hawaii.
- Population: 38,635
- Industries: Tourism, Defense, Agricultural, Manufacturing, Service
- Area Codes: 808
- ZIP Codes: 96734
- Surrounding Cities: Honolulu, HI