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Overview

Introduction to Kahului, Hawaii

Kahului, Hawaii, in Maui county, is 94 miles E of Honolulu, Hawaii.

Kahului History

Kahului is located in Maui County, which was established in 1905. It is a census - designated place. The name of the area means "the winning." Kahului was founded in the 1850s. Henry Baldwin and Samuel Alexander built an irrigation ditch in 1876 for their sugar plantation. Presently, it is called the shopping capital of Maui as there are several malls and stores in Kahului.

Kahului and nearby Attractions

  • Kahului Beach
  • Kaahumanu Shopping Center
  • Maui Zoological and Botanical Gardens
  • Kanaha Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Alexander and Baldwin Sugar Museum
  • Maui Arts and Cultural Center

Things To Do In Kahului

At Kahului you can visit the Alexander and Baldwin Sugar Museum, Hanauma Bay Nature Park, Waianapanapa State Park Cabins, Kanaha Beach County Park, and Maui Arts and Cultural Center. Visitors can enjoy shopping at the Maui Mall Shopping Center, Kahului Shopping Center, and Kaahumanu Shopping Center. The Kahului Park, Kanaha Pond Waterfowl Refuge, Kamalii Park, Baldwin Park, and Pompaiki Park are also worth visiting.

Kahului Transportation

Kahului Airport is the local airport.

Kahului Higher Education

Maui Community College is located in Kahului. Kapiolani Community College, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu Community College, and various other colleges and universities also offer facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population30,164
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.2%
Senior Citizens15.5%
Employed Population 16+13,969
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married46.9%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.3%
Median Earnings25+$33,295
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,039
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,994

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,777
% Above Poverty Level90.6%
% Below Poverty Level9.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation5.4%

Housing

People Living Alone18.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,179
Median House Value$490,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)85%
Portuguese3.9%
German2.3%
Irish1.9%
Italian0.9%
English0.8%
Scottish0.7%
Polish0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
French Except Basque0.6%
Dutch0.4%
Greek0.2%
Swedish0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Kahului Almanac

CategoryValue
County Maui County
Standard Zip Codes96732
P.O. Box Zip Codes96733
Phone Area Codes808
Time ZonePacific/Honolulu
Approximate Latitude20.87
Approximate Longitude-156.45

Kahului Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationKAHULUI AP 398
Distance2.4 miles
Jan Temp63 to 80 F
Apr Temp66 to 83 F
Jul Temp71 to 87 F
Oct Temp69 to 87 F
Annual Precip18.8 inches
StationKULA BRANCH STN 324.5
Distance13.3 miles
Jan Temp53 to 69 F
Apr Temp54 to 71 F
Jul Temp58 to 76 F
Oct Temp58 to 75 F
Annual Precip22.1 inches
StationKAPALUA-WEST MAUI AP 462
Distance14.7 miles
Jan Temp66 to 78 F
Apr Temp67 to 80 F
Jul Temp71 to 85 F
Oct Temp71 to 85 F
Annual Precip26.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Kihei21,964$77,458
Lahaina12,675$70,673
Makawao6,362$68,844
Paia2,548$87,222
Pukalani8,332$89,489
Wailuku16,179$77,757

Kahului Public Schools

Kahului Elementary School
410 S Hina Ave
ZIP: 96732
(808) 873-3055
Primary
Total Enrollment 993
Lihikai Elementary School
335 S Papa Ave
ZIP: 96732
(808) 873-3033
Primary
Total Enrollment 912
Maui High School
660 S Lono Ave
ZIP: 96732
(808) 873-3000
High
Total Enrollment 1931
Maui Waena Intermediate School
795 Onehee Ave
ZIP: 96732
(808) 873-3070
Middle
Total Enrollment 1109
Pomaikai Elementary School
4650 S Kamehameha Ave
ZIP: 96732
(808) 876-7610
Primary
Total Enrollment 555

Kahului Private Schools

Christ The King School
211 S Kaulauwahine St
ZIP: 96732
Elementary
Total Enrollment 48
Emmanuel Lutheran School
520 One St
ZIP: 96732
Elementary
Total Enrollment 174
Kaahumanu Hou Christian School
777 Mokulele Hwy
ZIP: 96732
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 45
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