Introduction to Pearl City, Hawaii

Pearl City, Hawaii, in Honolulu county, is 9 miles NW of Honolulu, Hawai. The town is part of the surrounding Honolulu metro area; it is not an isolated town. Approximately 30,976 people live in Pearl City.

Pearl City History

Pearl City is a CDP or census - designated place located in the Honolulu County. This county was founded in 1907 and was incorporated as City and County of Honolulu. The name Honolulu means sheltered harbor. It was previously named Kou. In 1959, this county was recognized as an example of modern American metropolitan area government by the United States Conference of Mayors. Pearl City is the hometown of Brook Lee, the 1997 Miss Universe; and Jason Scott Lee, the American film actor renowned for his role in the movie Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story.

Pearl City and nearby Attractions

  • Pearl City Shopping Center
  • Pearl City Kai Playground
  • Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge
  • Bishop Museum
  • Kahana Valley State Park

Things To Do In Pearl City

One staying in Pearl City can visit many parks including the Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge, Pacheco Playground, and Pearl City Kai Playground. Pearl City Shopping Center is the ultimate shopping destination of the tourists visiting. Bishop Museum and Honolulu Academy of Arts are popular destinations for their historical significance. Honolulu Zoo is also worth taking a look around.

Pearl City Transportation

Honolulu International Airport is the airport that is nearest to Pearl City.

Pearl City Higher Education

Higher education institutes in Pearl City are Leeward Community College, and the University of Hawaii - West Oahu. Other higher education institutes include Honolulu Community College, Brigham Young University - Hawaii campus, and Kapiolani Community College.

Pearl City Almanac

County Honolulu County
Standard Zip Codes96782
Phone Area Codes808
Time ZonePacific/Honolulu
Approximate Latitude21.4
Approximate Longitude-157.96

Pearl City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance5.8 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
Distance6.1 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
Distance10.2 miles
Jan Temp66 to 77 F
Apr Temp68 to 78 F
Jul Temp72 to 82 F
Oct Temp72 to 82 F
Annual Precip74.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ewa Beach15,165$86,538
Schofield Barracks20,330$56,208

Pearl City Public Schools

Highlands Intermediate School
1460 Hoolaulea St
ZIP: 96782
(808) 453-6480
Total Enrollment 906
Lehua Elementary School
791 Lehua Ave
ZIP: 96782
(808) 453-6490
Total Enrollment 273
Manana Elementary School
1147 Kumano St
ZIP: 96782
(808) 453-6430
Total Enrollment 446
Momilani Elementary School
2130 Hookiekie St
ZIP: 96782
(808) 453-6444
Total Enrollment 427
Palisades Elementary School
2306 Auhuhu St
ZIP: 96782
(808) 453-6550
Total Enrollment 430
Pearl City Elementary School
1090 Waimano Home Rd
ZIP: 96782
(808) 453-6455
Total Enrollment 486
Pearl City High School
2100 Hookiekie St
ZIP: 96782
(808) 453-6500
Total Enrollment 1683
Pearl City Highlands School
1419 Waimanalo Home Rd
ZIP: 96782
(808) 453-6470
Total Enrollment 471
Waiau Elementary School
98-450 Hookanike St
ZIP: 96782
(808) 453-6530
Total Enrollment 502

Pearl City Private Schools

Our Lady Of Good Counsel School
1530 Hoolana St
ZIP: 96782
Total Enrollment 196
The Children's House
1840 Komo Mai Dr
ZIP: 96782
Total Enrollment 128
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