Where to Watch Sports on Kauai

A vacation in Poipu does not mean having to forgo the big game or the latest mixed martial arts fight (insert sigh of relief for all sports fans out there.) When you want to explore Kauai’s local sports scene, Kalapaki Joe’s in Poipu will catch you up on all the day’s sports highlights and live games, along with tantalizing happy hour specials, a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu and the largest variety of beer on tap on Kauai.

Poipu sports bar - Kalapaki Joe's Poipu


Watching sports at Kalapaki Joe’s is like watching the game with all of your best buddies. Friendly locals and visitors know that this is the bar to go when you want to relax and have a good time. Which makes sense since it has been named the “Best of Kauai” family restaurant and happy hour year-after-year. With 24 televisions located throughout the restaurant broadcasting sports all day long, it is the perfect spot to grab a quick happy hour cocktail, watch the game, or even bring your family for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Kalapaki Joe's Poipu - Sports Bars Kauai


Kalapaki Joe’s makes sure fans don’t miss their favorite team by posting the current football schedule and converting the game time to Hawaii Standard Time on their website, so that visitors don’t have to figure out the time difference. Sports are an all day occurrence at Kalapaki Joe’s and the TV’s are always tuned into the latest football, basketball, baseball, golf, tennis or MMA match.

MMA fighters at Kalapaki Joe's in Poipu


In fact, Kalapaki Joe’s is the only bar on the south side that televises all Ultimate Fighting Championship events and even regularly hosts UFC athletes when in town. Island residents, celebrities, sports fans and visitors from all around the world flock to Kalapaki Joe’s when on Kauai.

Most people come for sports, but stay for the happy hour menu. Happy Hour is from 3 pm to 6 pm daily, with $0.25 chicken wings, $3 fish tacos, $2 off all appetizers and draft beer, and $4 house wine – just to start. They feature a wide range of draft beer, from staple domestics to Hawaii’s favorites and rare microbrews. On any given evening, local Kauai musicians play Hawaii’s favorites in traditional Hawaiian and contemporary music, creating an ambiance that is perfect for relaxing with friends and family.

To put it simply, everyone leaves happy after a visit to Kalapaki Joe’s.

Kalapaki Joe’s is just a short hop from Poipu Beach and within approximately a mile of all Poipu attractions. It’s been named the official westernmost UFC sports bar in the United States, but what really makes it stand apart from the crowd is its great service, selection and inviting environment.


Kalapaki Joe’s is open daily from 7 am to 10 pm. For more information on current happenings, the live music schedule or to view the menu, visit www.kalapakijoes.com.

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