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.


Total Population 14,287
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 6,211
Age of the Population 37


% of people married 46.9%
Average household size 5

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $77,073
% Above Poverty Level 86%
% Below Poverty Level 14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 43 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation 14.7%


People Living Alone 14%
Median Gross Rent $1,625
Median House Value $435,100


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 84.7%
US/American 0%
English 1.7%
Irish 1.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aiea 9,262 $114,974
Honolulu 347,973 $75,998
Schofield Barracks 20,858 $52,971
Wahiawa 17,484 $68,450
Waipahu 41,165 $74,262

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ewa Beach Hospitals

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

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Ewa Beach High Schools

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

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