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Overview

Introduction to Aiea, Hawaii

Aiea, Hawaii, in Honolulu county, is 6 miles NW of Honolulu, Hawaii. The town shares the Honolulu metropolitan area with other cities and towns.

Aiea History

Aiea was the name of a Hawaiian land division initially. The Honolulu Plantation Company established a sugar cane plantation in this area in the late 19th century. Post World War II, the developers began extending the town. Gradually, the town of Aiea became an important suburb in Honolulu.

Aiea and nearby Attractions

  • Aiea Shopping Center
  • Napuanani Park
  • Arizona Memorial Museum Association
  • Ice Palace
  • Honolulu Academy of Arts and the Bishop Museum

Things To Do In Aiea

When visiting the town of Aiea, one can shop at the Aiea Shopping Center. Tourists also flock to the Arizona Memorial Museum and the Honolulu Academy of Arts and the Bishop Museum for their historical worth. One can also be at the Ice Palace and experience the thrill of the park. The Napuanani Park is also worth visiting. Other places to chill out include the Neal Blaisdell Center Concert Hall, Hawaii Theatre, and the Waikiki Shell. The Honolulu Zoo is also a popular site that can be accessed from Aiea.

Aiea Transportation

The closest airport to the town of Aiea is the Honolulu International airport.

Aiea Higher Education

The higher education institutes in Aiea town are the Hollywood Beauty College and the Fahrni School of Real Estate. Other institutes that can be attended from Aiea town include the Leeward Community College, Kapioloni Community College, and the Honolulu Community College.

People

Total Population 9,262
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 21%
Employed Population 16+ 4,397
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 52.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 34.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $114,974
% Above Poverty Level 94.1%
% Below Poverty Level 5.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation 4.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.1%
Median Gross Rent $2,133
Median House Value $688,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 80.2%
US/American 0%
English 3.5%
Irish 3.3%

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

Aiea Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 6 miles NW of Honolulu, Hawaii
County Honolulu
Metro Area Honolulu
Standard Zip Codes 96701
Phone Area Codes 808
Time Zone Hawaii (-10 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 21.38
Longitude -157.93

Aiea 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 HONOLULU INTL AP 703
Distance 4.4 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
Station KANEOHE MCAS
Distance 11.6 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 WAIMANALO EXP F 795.1
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 65 to 78 F
Apr Temp 68 to 80 F
Jul Temp 73 to 84 F
Oct Temp 72 to 84 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ewa Beach 14,287 $77,073
Honolulu 347,973 $75,998
Kaneohe 33,654 $92,262
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/.

Aiea Hospitals

KAPIOLANI MEDICAL CENTER AT PALI MOMI
(Proprietary)
98-1079 MOANALUA ROAD
(808) 486-6000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Aiea High Schools

AIEA HIGH SCHOOL
98-1276 ULUNE STREET
808-483-7300
Serves 1,247 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.8

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