Honomu, Hawaii

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Honomu, Hawaii

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Honomu Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Honomu Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Honomu Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 19% Honomu Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Honomu, Hawaii

Comparing Honomu 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
Racial Diversity 10 9
Age of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 8 10
Female Share of the Population 7 10
Male Share of the Population 4 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 3
Portion of People Married 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 3
Median Family Income 3 2
People Above Poverty 3 3
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 7
Working at Home 9 7
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Short Commute Times 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 4
Housing Recently Built 3 1
People Living Alone 3 7
Affordability of Rents 2 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1

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Honomu Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 203 miles SE of Honolulu, Hawaii
County Hawaii
P.O. Box Zip Codes 96728
Phone Area Codes 808
Time Zone Hawaii (-10 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 19.873
Longitude -155.117

Honomu Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 64 to 79 F
Apr Temp 66 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 83 F
Oct Temp 69 to 83 F
Annual Precip 126.2 inches
Station KULANI CAMP 79
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 63 F
Apr Temp 46 to 61 F
Jul Temp 50 to 65 F
Oct Temp 50 to 66 F
Annual Precip 107.9 inches
Station KE-AHOLE POINT 68.13
Distance 62.5 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
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Honomu Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 541 100%
Male 256 47.3%
Female 285 52.7%
Under 18 130 24%
18+ 411 76%
65+ 113 20.9%
Median Age 42.2
Average Family Size 3.19
White 126 23.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 162 29.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.7%
Other 11 2%
Mixed Race 210 38.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 66 12.2%

Honomu 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) 70.4%
Portuguese 12.2%
German 5.6%
English 2.8%
US/American 1.3%
Swedish 1.3%
Norwegian 1.3%
French Canadian 1.1%
Scottish 1.1%
Luxemburger 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
Dutch 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Honomu 541 $35,536
Hilo 40,759 $48,150
Kurtistown 1,157 $51,176
Laupahoehoe 473 $30,000
Paauilo 571 $34,792
Papaikou 1,414 $40,446
Pepeekeo 1,697 $35,345
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