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Overview

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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,165
Male Share of the Population51.7%
Female Share of the Population48.3%
Senior Citizens15.2%
Employed Population 16+6,999
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married50.1%
Average household size5

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.3%
Median Earnings25+$31,223
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,364
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,596

Wealth

Median Family Income$86,538
% Above Poverty Level90%
% Below Poverty Level10%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time46 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.4%
% Using Public Transportation16.7%

Housing

People Living Alone10%
Median Gross Rent$1,668
Median House Value$462,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)82.2%
Portuguese3.9%
Irish1.7%
English1.5%
German1.4%
Italian0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Russian0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
French Except Basque0.3%
Polish0.3%
Scottish0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Swedish0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Ewa Beach Almanac

CategoryValue
County Honolulu County
Standard Zip Codes96706
Phone Area Codes808
Time ZonePacific/Honolulu
Approximate Latitude21.31
Approximate Longitude-158.01

Ewa Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationHONOLULU OBSERV 702.2
Distance1.6 miles
Jan Temp63 to 80 F
Apr Temp66 to 83 F
Jul Temp71 to 88 F
Oct Temp69 to 87 F
Annual Precip18.1 inches
StationHONOLULU INTL AP 703
Distance5.7 miles
Jan Temp66 to 80 F
Apr Temp68 to 83 F
Jul Temp74 to 88 F
Oct Temp73 to 87 F
Annual Precip18.2 inches
StationMANOA LYON ARBORETUM
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp63 to 77 F
Apr Temp65 to 77 F
Jul Temp69 to 80 F
Oct Temp69 to 81 F
Annual Precip152.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Aiea9,594$120,551
Honolulu349,597$77,567
Schofield Barracks20,330$56,208
Wahiawa17,696$67,217
Waipahu41,590$78,198

Ewa Beach Hospitals

Kahi Mohala
(Non-profit)
91-2301 Fort Weaver Rd
(808) 671-8511
Hawaii Medical Center West
(Non-profit)
91-2141 Fort Weaver Rd
(808) 547-6011

Ewa Beach Public Schools

Ewa Beach Elementary School
91-740 Papipi Rd
ZIP: 96706
(808) 689-1271
Primary
Total Enrollment 754
Ewa Elementary School
91-1280 Renton Rd
ZIP: 96706
(808) 681-8202
Primary
Total Enrollment 1156
Ewa Makai Middle School
91-6291 Kapolei Pkwy
ZIP: 96706
(808) 687-9500
Middle
Total Enrollment 897
Holomua Elementary School
91-1561 Keaunui Dr
ZIP: 96706
(808) 685-2000
Primary
Total Enrollment 1279
Ilima Intermediate School
91-884 Fort Weaver Rd
ZIP: 96706
(808) 689-1250
Middle
Total Enrollment 815
Iroquois Point Elementary School
5553 Cormorant Ave
ZIP: 96706
(808) 499-6500
Primary
Total Enrollment 742
James Campbell High School
91-980 North Rd
ZIP: 96706
(808) 689-1200
High
Total Enrollment 3024
Kaimiloa Elementary School
91-1028 Kaunolu St
ZIP: 96706
(808) 689-1280
Primary
Total Enrollment 664
Keoneula Elementary School
91-970 Kaileolea Dr
ZIP: 96706
(808) 689-1380
Primary
Total Enrollment 909
Pohakea Elementary School
91-750 Fort Weaver Rd
ZIP: 96706
(808) 689-1290
Primary
Total Enrollment 591

Ewa Beach Private Schools

Friendship Christian Schools
91-1130 Renton Rd
ZIP: 96706
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 250
Friendshp Christian Schools At Youth Center Campus
91-1207 Renton Rd
ZIP: 96706
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 244
Hale O Ulu School
91-1841 Fort Weaver Rd
ZIP: 96706
Secondary
Total Enrollment 32
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School
91-1010 North Rd
ZIP: 96706
Elementary
Total Enrollment 168
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