Kāʻanapali is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaiʻi, United States. The population was 1,250 at the 2010 census. The master-planned town is located in the Old Hawaii ahupuaa of Hanakaʻōʻō, as in the same name of the southern end of Kaanapali Beach’s Hanakaʻōʻō Canoe Beach.
Kāʻanapali is located at 20°56′5″N 156°40′46″W / 20.93472°N 156.67944°W / 20.93472; -156.67944 (20.934820, -156.679329).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.3 square miles (16.3 km), of which 4.9 square miles (12.8 km) is land and 1.3 square miles (3.4 km), or 21.19%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,375 people, 537 households, and 380 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 282.8 people per square mile (109.2/km²). There were 1,775 housing units at an average density of 365.1 per square mile (141.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 79.07% White, 0.95% African American, 0.15% Native American, 17.42% Asian, 3.04% Pacific Islander, 1.96% from other races, and 7.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.55% of the population.
There were 537 households out of which 20.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.4% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 16.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.73.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 16.3% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 33.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 111.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.5 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $79,288, and the median income for a family was $86,647. Males had a median income of $48,393 versus $41,625 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $48,506. About 1.6% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.