Kaaawa, Hawaii

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Kaaawa, Hawaii

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Kaaawa Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Kaaawa Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Kaaawa Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Kaaawa Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Kaaawa College Educated Adults
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Kaaawa Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Kaaawa, Hawaii

Comparing Kaaawa 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
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Male Share of the Population 8 3
Age of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 4 9
Senior Citizens 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 3
Portion of People Married 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
People Above Poverty 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Working at Home 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 8
Housing Recently Built 7 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3
People Living Alone 4 9
Affordability of Rents 1 5

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Kaaawa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 17 miles N of Honolulu, Hawaii
County Honolulu
Metro Area Honolulu
Standard Zip Codes 96730
Phone Area Codes 808
Time Zone Hawaii (-10 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 21.557
Longitude -157.853

Kaaawa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 69 to 79 F
Apr Temp 71 to 80 F
Jul Temp 74 to 83 F
Oct Temp 75 to 84 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station OPAEULA 870
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 61 to 77 F
Apr Temp 61 to 77 F
Jul Temp 66 to 81 F
Oct Temp 65 to 82 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 61 to 79 F
Apr Temp 64 to 82 F
Jul Temp 68 to 86 F
Oct Temp 67 to 86 F
Annual Precip 54.6 inches
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Kaaawa Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,324 100%
Male 652 49.2%
Female 672 50.8%
Under 18 350 26.4%
18+ 974 73.6%
65+ 146 11%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 3.36
White 475 35.9%
African-American 6 0.5%
Asian 116 8.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.4%
Other 15 1.1%
Mixed Race 407 30.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 109 8.2%

Kaaawa 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) 66%
German 7.8%
Irish 4.6%
English 2.9%
Italian 2.9%
Portuguese 2.7%
US/American 2.5%
Greek 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Scottish 1.4%
Norwegian 1%
Polish 0.9%
Welsh 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
British 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Belgian 0.3%
Canadian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Arab/Arabic 0.2%
Turkish 0.2%
Palestinian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kaaawa 1,324 $60,156
Hauula 3,651 $42,813
Kahuku 2,097 $47,045
Kailua 36,513 $79,118
Kaneohe 34,970 $71,316
Laie 4,585 $59,432
Wahiawa 16,151 $46,524
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