You Can Visit The Small Town In Hawaii That Inspired The Disney Movie “Lilo And Stitch”
From Kauai to Hawaii Island and everywhere in between, the Hawaiian Islands are home to some of the country’s most charming small towns. Located on the southern coast of Kauai between Waimea and Koloa is Hanapepe, one of the islands’ best-kept secrets. Hanapepe also has a pretty cool claim to fame: it served as the inspiration for the fictional town in the 2002 Disney classic “Lilo and Stitch.” Read on to discover all of the charming details.
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With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.
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