Ewa Beach, Hawaii

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii

Introduction to Ewa Beach, Hawaii

Ewa Beach, Hawaii, in Honolulu county, is 10 miles W of Honolulu, Hawaii. The town forms part of the surrounding Honolulu metro area, although it is not an isolated town. Approximately 14,650 people live in Eva Beach.

Ewa Beach History

The word Ewa means stray in the Hawaiian language. The mythology that surrounds the area is that the Gods were playing with rolling stones which rolled away and landed in a place; that place of landing came to be known as Ewa. Ewa Beach is in Honolulu county, which was incorporated in the year 1907.

Ewa Beach and nearby Attractions

  • Ewa Beach Shopping Center
  • Ewa Beach Park
  • One‘ula Beach
  • Ewa Beach Community Park
  • Honolulu Zoo

Things To Do In Ewa Beach

One‘ula Beach is a great hangout zone for the tourists where people bask in the sun and play in the waters. One can also visit the Honolulu Zoo. The Ewa Beach Park and Ewa Beach Community Park are also worth visiting while in Ewa Beach. The Ewa Beach Shopping Center is a must visit for tourists who want to pick up stuff from this town. The Honolulu Academy of Arts and the Bishop Museum are nearby. In addition, Ewa Beach organizes several recreational events throughout the year.

Ewa Beach Transportation

Honolulu International Airport is the nearest airport to Ewa Beach.

Ewa Beach Higher Education

Institutes offering higher educational facilities to residents of Ewa Beach include the Leeward Community College, Kapioloni Community College, Honolulu Community College, and Brigham Young University - Hawaii campus.

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High Points

Ewa Beach strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Hawaii):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Ewa Beach Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Ewa Beach Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Ewa Beach Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Ewa Beach, Hawaii

Comparing Ewa Beach to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Hawaii (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 5
Racial Diversity 9 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Senior Citizens 3 5
Age of the Population 3 2
Female Share of the Population 2 6
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 8
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
People Above Poverty 5 6
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Working at Home 4 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 6
Housing Recently Built 6 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 3
People Living Alone 1 1

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Ewa Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 10 miles W of Honolulu, Hawaii
County Honolulu
Metro Area Honolulu
Standard Zip Codes 96706
Phone Area Codes 808
Time Zone Hawaii (-10 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 21.33
Longitude -158.02

Ewa Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.6 miles
Jan Temp 63 to 80 F
Apr Temp 66 to 83 F
Jul Temp 71 to 88 F
Oct Temp 69 to 87 F
Annual Precip 18.1 inches
Distance 5.7 miles
Jan Temp 66 to 80 F
Apr Temp 68 to 83 F
Jul Temp 74 to 88 F
Oct Temp 73 to 87 F
Annual Precip 18.2 inches
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 63 to 77 F
Apr Temp 65 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 80 F
Oct Temp 69 to 81 F
Annual Precip 152.1 inches
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Ewa Beach Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 14,650 100%
Male 7,358 50.2%
Female 7,292 49.8%
Under 18 4,273 29.2%
18+ 10,377 70.8%
65+ 1,588 10.8%
Median Age 32.7
Average Family Size 4.47
White 1,633 11.1%
African-American 96 0.7%
Asian 7,199 49.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 16 0.1%
Other 151 1%
Mixed Race 3,999 27.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1,421 9.7%

Ewa Beach Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 88.2%
Portuguese 4.5%
German 1.6%
US/American 1.2%
Irish 1%
English 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Norwegian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
Polish 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ewa Beach 14,650 $58,104
Aiea 9,019 $75,992
Honolulu 371,657 $56,311
Pearl City 30,976 $67,246
Schofield Barracks 14,428 $32,970
Wahiawa 16,151 $46,524
Waipahu 33,108 $51,855

Ewa Beach Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
(808) 678-7000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Ewa Beach High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 1,854 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.4

Ewa Beach Colleges

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