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Overview

Introduction to Waianae, Hawaii

Waianae, Hawaii, in Honolulu county, is 22 miles NW of Honolulu, Hawaii. The town is included in the Honolulu metropolitan area.

Waianae History

Waianae is in the Honolulu County and is a census designated place. This county was founded in 1907 and was incorporated as City and County of Honolulu. Previously, Honolulu was named as Fair Haven and the locals also referred it to as Brown's Harbor. The area of Honolulu was bombed by Japanese forces in 1941; this made Honolulu a popular American wartime venue.

Waianae and nearby Attractions

  • Waianae Mall Shopping Center
  • Wai'anae Kai Military Reservation Beach
  • Waianae Regional Park
  • Pililaau Community Park
  • Nene'u Beach

Things To Do In Waianae

Tourists in Waianae can shop at the Waianae Mall Shopping Center. Beaches such as Wai'anae Kai Military Reservation Beach and Nene'u Beach are popular zones for chilling out. There are several parks to visit as well including the Pililaau Community Park, Waianae Regional Park, and Kaupuni Neighborhood Park. Waianae also hosts the Waikiki Artfest as well as the Thomas Square Artfest every year.

Waianae Transportation

Honolulu International Airport is the nearest airport to Waianae.

Waianae Higher Education

Higher education can be availed from Leeward Community College, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Brigham Young University - Hawaii campus, and Honolulu Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,426
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens10.1%
Employed Population 16+5,056
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married40%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.2%
Median Earnings25+$28,213
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,770
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,583
% Above Poverty Level74.1%
% Below Poverty Level25.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time46 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation16.2%

Housing

People Living Alone14.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,139
Median House Value$322,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)89.8%
Portuguese6.6%
German4.2%
Irish1.8%
Italian1.1%
English1%
Polish0.5%
French Except Basque0.5%
Swedish0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Russian0.2%
Danishn0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Scottish0.1%
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Waianae Almanac

CategoryValue
County Honolulu County
Standard Zip Codes96792
Phone Area Codes808
Time ZonePacific/Honolulu
Approximate Latitude21.44
Approximate Longitude-158.18

Waianae Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPUU MANAWAHUA 725.6
Distance5.7 miles
Jan Temp57 to 75 F
Apr Temp59 to 77 F
Jul Temp63 to 82 F
Oct Temp63 to 81 F
Annual Precip29.2 inches
StationCAMP ERDMAN 841.16
Distance10.2 miles
Jan Temp65 to 79 F
Apr Temp66 to 81 F
Jul Temp71 to 86 F
Oct Temp71 to 85 F
Annual Precip27 inches
StationOPAEULA 870
Distance13.7 miles
Jan Temp61 to 77 F
Apr Temp61 to 77 F
Jul Temp66 to 81 F
Oct Temp65 to 82 F
Annual Precip49.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ewa Beach15,165$86,538
Haleiwa3,392$78,750
Schofield Barracks20,330$56,208
Wahiawa17,696$67,217
Waialua3,769$86,083
Waipahu41,590$78,198

Waianae Public Schools

Ka Waihona O Ka Naauao - New Century Pcs
89-195 Farrington Hwy
ZIP: 96792
(808) 620-9030
Primary
Total Enrollment 646
Kamaile Academy Pcs
85-180 Ala Akau St
ZIP: 96792
(808) 697-7110
Other
Total Enrollment 962
Leihoku Elementary School
86-285 Leihoku St
ZIP: 96792
(808) 697-7100
Primary
Total Enrollment 913
Maili Elementary School
87-360 Kulaaupuni St
ZIP: 96792
(808) 697-7150
Primary
Total Enrollment 1007
Makaha Elementary School
84-200 Ala Naauao Pl
ZIP: 96792
(808) 695-7900
Primary
Total Enrollment 589
Nanaikapono Elementary School
89-153 Mano Ave
ZIP: 96792
(808) 668-5800
Primary
Total Enrollment 868
Nanakuli Elementary School
89-778 Haleakala Ave
ZIP: 96792
(808) 668-5813
Primary
Total Enrollment 431
Nanakuli High & Intermediate School
89-980 Nanakuli Ave
ZIP: 96792
(808) 668-5823
High
Total Enrollment 1043
Waianae Elementary School
85-220 Mcarthur St
ZIP: 96792
(808) 697-7083
Primary
Total Enrollment 633
Waianae High School
85-251 Farrington Hwy
ZIP: 96792
(808) 697-7017
High
Total Enrollment 1789
Waianae Intermediate School
85-626 Farrington Hwy
ZIP: 96792
(808) 697-7121
Middle
Total Enrollment 884

Waianae Private Schools

Adventist Malama Elementary School
86-072 Farrington Hwy
ZIP: 96792
Elementary
Total Enrollment 58
Maili Bible School
87-138 Gilipake St
ZIP: 96792
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 77
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