Haena, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 431.
Males: 261  (60.7%)
Females: 170  (39.3%)
Median resident age:  54.6 years
Hawaii median age:  38.9 years

Zip codes: 96714.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $71,344
Haena:

$71,344
HI:

$74,511

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,243

Haena CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $558,000
Haena:

$558,000
HI:

$592,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $696,611; Detached houses: $717,030; Townhouses or other attached units: $695,050; In 2-unit structures: $518,250; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $551,346; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $367,725; Mobile homes: $505,499

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,266.

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  • Races in Haena, HI (2010)

    Haena races chart
    • 28365.7%White alone
    • 6414.8%Two or more races
    • 5713.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 194.4%Hispanic
    • 71.6%Asian alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

Races in Haena detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Haena: 103.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (15.8%), Eastern European (13.2%), English (10.5%), American (9.2%), German (6.6%), Scotch-Irish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Haena,HI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Haena:

  • High school or higher: 98.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.2%

For population 15 years and over in Haena CDP:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

12 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 1.8% Europe).

This place:

5.5%
Hawaii:

17.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,780 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,261 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (216.9 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2452.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI (2.0 miles ), Keaau, HI (2.0 miles ), Orchidlands Estates, HI (2.5 miles ), Kurtistown, HI (2.6 miles ), Hilo, HI (2.8 miles ), Hawaiian Acres, HI (2.8 miles ), Ainaloa, HI (2.9 miles ), Hawaiian Beaches, HI (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 19.65 N, Longitude: 154.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 808

Haena household income distribution Haena home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Hawaii:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (31%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (15%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Haena: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Earthquake activity:

Haena-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Hawaii state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/29/1975 at 14:47:40, a magnitude 7.2 (6.0 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 UK, 7.2 MS, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 13.7 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths)
On 8/21/1951 at 10:57:00, a magnitude 6.9 (6.9 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 66.3 miles away from Haena center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 29.1 miles away from the city center, causing $6,000,000 total damage
On 10/15/2006 at 17:07:49, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 24.2 mi) earthquake occurred 66.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/26/1973 at 20:26:28, a magnitude 6.3 (6.0 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.3 UK, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 22.6 miles away from Haena center
On 6/26/1989 at 03:27:03, a magnitude 6.2 (5.8 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MS, 6.2 MD) earthquake occurred 19.0 miles away from the city center, destroying 5 buildings
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kauai County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, High Surf: 1, Hurricane: 1, Typhoon: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Haena:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF HILO (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HOSPICE OF HILO (Hospital, about 10 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • YUKIO OKUTSU STATE VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HILO MEDICAL CENTER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HILO MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HILO HOSPITAL - ICF/DP (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HILO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; HILO, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Haena:

  • Hawaii Community College (about 8 miles; Hilo, HI; Full-time enrollment: 2,137)
  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 8 miles; Hilo, HI; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • University of Hawaii Maui College (about 130 miles; Kahului, HI; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 215 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 216 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 216 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 219 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)

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River: Wainiha River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Haena: Wainiha Beach Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Kauai County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 142. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

142
U.S.:

75

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.65. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.65
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 23.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.38. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.38
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.1%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Hawaii:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.2%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Hawaii average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Haena CDP (based on Kauai County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,10810
Other7,64830
Evangelical Protestant5,72544
Mainline Protestant3,03322
None40,577-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Kauai County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Kauai County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Kauai County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Here:

13.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Hawaii:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Kauai County:

20.4%
Hawaii:

20.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.6%
State:

9.2%

4.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,810 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
Hawaii average:

5.49%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,075 average AGI)
Kauai County:

0.09%
Hawaii average:

0.31%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Honolulu County, HI  0.83% ($40,269 average AGI)
from Maui County, HI  0.23% ($57,627)
from San Diego County, CA  0.17% ($56,023)


4.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Hawaii average:

5.34%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($613 average AGI)
Kauai County:

0.06%
Hawaii average:

0.28%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Honolulu County, HI  1.06% ($36,011 average AGI)
to Clark County, NV  0.18% ($30,478)
to Hawaii County, HI  0.17% ($38,349)

Strongest AM radio stations in Haena:

  • KHLO (850 AM; 5 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHBC (1060 AM; 5 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: HILO BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KPUA (670 AM; 10 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KIPA (620 AM; 10 kW; NAALEHU, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KUAU (1570 AM; 50 kW; HAIKU, HI; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-KAHULUI, MAUI)
  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KKON (790 AM; 5 kW; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KMVI (550 AM; 5 kW; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP,INC.)
  • KNUI (900 AM; 5 kW; KAHULUI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KORL (690 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KAOI (1110 AM; 5 kW; KIHEI, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC)
  • KGU (760 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KHNR (650 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Haena:

  • KNUQ (103.7 FM; PAAUILO, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT II,)
  • KAGB (99.1 FM; WAIMEA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KLUA (93.9 FM; KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KLEO (106.1 FM; KAHALUU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAOY (101.5 FM; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KCIF (90.3 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: HILO CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KANO (91.1 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KHWI (92.7 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KKOA (107.7 FM; VOLCANO, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • K201FQ (88.1 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K207CD (89.3 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKBG (97.9 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKOA-FM1 (107.7 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Haena:

  • KWHH (Channel 14; HILO, HI; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGMD-TV (Channel 9; HILO, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KHAW-TV (Channel 11; HILO, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KHBC-TV (Channel 2; HILO, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KHVO (Channel 13; HILO, HI; Owner: KITV HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • K45CT (Channel 45; HILO, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KOIW-LP (Channel 16; MT. VIEW, HI; Owner: esi BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K04FE (Channel 4; HILO, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi E Of Haena Beach Park On Kuhio Hwy (Lat: 22.224500 Lon: -159.565250), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KMC952
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 157.025 MHzGrant Date: 08/20/1998, Expiration Date: 11/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2004Registrant: Clarence H Greff, Hanalei, HI 96714

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Haena compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Haena on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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