Kaiya (カイヤ Kaiya) is a female Siamese cat Jewelpet who represents Independence.


Kaiya is a naturally colored Siamese cat with a light ash brown body, brown paws, ears and tail. Her Jewel Eyes are made of dark blue kyanites and she wears a golden crown with a blue jewel on it and a necklace with a blue rose-shaped jewel attached, along with a heart-shaped tail.

Charm Form

Kya's charm

Kaiya's Jewel Charm is oval-shaped, mostly colored teal along with several light blue kyanites and white decor.


Kaiya is usually described as elegant and quite prideful.

In Jewelpet Twinkle☆, she can be seen as quite a snob and extremely loyal to her partner, Marianne Grand Maniel Chocola Julliangeli.


As the Jewelpet of Independence, Kaiya's magic can give humans the courage to do anything when they are having a hard time.


In Jewelpet, she is the partner of the Phantom Herb Thieves member Mint. Through her power of Independence, Kaiya helps her gather the courage to leave Diana.

In Jewelpet Twinkle☆, she is the partner of Marianne Grand Maniel Chocola Julliangeli and goes against Ruby in a cooking challenge to prove which magic school is the best. She considers Ruby as her main rival.

In Jewelpet Sunshine, she hosts a karaoke party. She is known as the "Queen of Group Dates" because of her proficiency at setting up such dates.

In Jewelpet Happiness, she teaches Nene, Ruruka, Chiari and the Jewelpets of the Jewelpet Café to find their inner beauty. She eventually forms a Magic Gem with Nene.

She is in the background in the other series.



  • Kaiya's jewel motif is the kyanite, a blue silicate mineral commonly found in aluminium-rich metamorphic pegmatites and/or sedimentary rock. The name comes from the Greek word kuanos, sometimes referred to as "kyanos", meaning deep blue.
  • Kaiya is one of the two Jewelpets who wears a crown as an accessory, the other being King.