HapiJS or simply Hapi is a framework for NodeJS to create HTTP based applications. In-fact the framework's name explains its purpose in a much better way; HTTP- API.
Intro to HapiJS - Time to Hack
In this tutorial, James Kolce shows how to create a note-taking app using Hapi.js, Pug, Sequelize and SQLite. Learn to build Node.js MVC apps by example.
How to Build and Structure a Node.js MVC Application