Jasper waiting for tourists before opening businesses

  • Contributed by Jimmy Jasper

    Jimmy’s Grill on Noka Beach front is one of Jimmy’s vision to Keep Kapa‘a the cute village he grew up in.

  • Stephanie Shinno / The Garden Island

    Jimmy Jasper stands on his retail development called Noka Fair in Kapa‘a looking out at Noka Beach.

KAPA‘A — Jimmy Jasper, a local restaurateur and real estate developer, is waiting for visitors to return before he opens his businesses, but he’s been working on the finishing touches of NoKa Beachfront — a collection of shopping, bars and restaurants that sits along the northern edge of Kapa‘a.