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Overview

Introduction to Holualoa, Hawaii

Holualoa, Hawaii, in Hawaii county, is 170 miles SE of Honolulu, Hawaii. There are an estimated 6,107 people in the town.

Holualoa History

Holualoa is located in Hawai'i County, which was formed in 1905. It is a census - designated place. Originally the economic development of the area was centered on farming. The early settlement was located near the mountain areas.

Holualoa and nearby Attractions

  • Magic Sands Beach Park Laaloa Beach Park
  • Kona Coast State Park
  • Dolphin Discoveries
  • Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area
  • Kamakahonu Beach
  • Kaloko - Honokohau National Historical Park

Things To Do In Holualoa

During your stay in Holualoa, you can visit the Kahalu'u Beach Park, Kona Coast State Park, Kamakahonu Beach, and Magic Sands Beach Park Laaloa Beach Park. You can also opt to visit the Captain Dan McSweeney's Whale Watching Adventures. It also includes several houses of worship such as the Door of Faith Church and Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church. The Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area and Kaloko - Honokohau National Historical Park are also nearby.

Holualoa Transportation

Kona International Airport at Keahole is close by.

Holualoa Higher Education

University of Hawaii at Hilo, Honolulu Community College, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kapiolani Community College, and many other colleges and universities offer higher educational facilities.

People

Total Population 8,390
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 16.3%
Employed Population 16+ 4,155
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 49.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $69,427
% Above Poverty Level 88.3%
% Below Poverty Level 11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,416
Median House Value $433,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 56.6%
US/American 0%
English 8.7%
Irish 4.7%

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

Holualoa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 170 miles SE of Honolulu, Hawaii
County Hawaii
Standard Zip Codes 96725
Phone Area Codes 808
Time Zone Hawaii (-10 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 19.61
Longitude -155.95

Holualoa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KAINALIU 73.2
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 59 to 76 F
Apr Temp 60 to 76 F
Jul Temp 64 to 78 F
Oct Temp 64 to 80 F
Annual Precip 54.4 inches
Station KE-AHOLE POINT 68.13
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 66 to 81 F
Apr Temp 69 to 83 F
Jul Temp 73 to 86 F
Oct Temp 72 to 86 F
Annual Precip 11.1 inches
Station OPIHIHALE 2 24.1
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 57 to 77 F
Apr Temp 59 to 78 F
Jul Temp 64 to 80 F
Oct Temp 62 to 81 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Captain Cook 4,594 $73,661
Kealakekua 1,894 $73,125

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

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