Kapura was a Ta-Matoran. On Metru Nui, he worked as a vat controller. On Mata Nui, Vakama worked with him to teach him the secret art of traveling long distances very quickly by moving slowly. Although some considered Kapura not to be very bright, Vakama saw great potential in him and made him a trusted aide.
On Metru Nui, Kapura worked at a factory with other workers.
On Metru Nui, Kapura worked at the protodermis vat control room in the Great Furnace. He wore a dark red Pakari with silver markings, his torso was dark red, and his feet were dark red.