Honokaa, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 2,258.
Population change since 2000: +1.1%
Males: 1,142  (50.6%)
Females: 1,116  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

45.8 years
Hawaii median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 96727.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $70,808 (it was $41,964 in 2000)
Honokaa:

$70,808
HI:

$83,102

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,143 (it was $17,226 in 2000)

Honokaa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $381,980 (it was $156,500 in 2000)
Honokaa:

$381,980
HI:

$669,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $382,414; detached houses: $376,348

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,069.

March 2019 cost of living index in Honokaa: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.4%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 45.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Honokaa, HI (2010)
    • 75033.2%Asian alone
    • 62327.6%Two or more races
    • 51722.9%White alone
    • 25911.5%Hispanic
    • 1054.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.09%Black alone
    • 10.04%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Honokaa, Hawaii as of March 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Honokaa is 287 to 1.


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Ancestries: Portuguese (12.7%), European (5.1%), Somali (2.2%), English (1.4%), German (1.1%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 1114 feet

Land area: 1.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,759 people per square mile   (low).

Honokaa, Hawaii map

379 residents are foreign born (17.6% Asia, 2.0% Latin America).

This place:

18.0%
Hawaii:

18.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $945 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $695 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (175.0 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2463.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Paauhau-Paauilo, HI (2.6 miles ),
Paauilo, HI (2.6 miles ),
Kukuihaele, HI (2.7 miles ),
Waimea, HI (3.5 miles ),
Laupahoehoe, HI (4.0 miles ),
North Hilo, HI (4.3 miles ),
South Kohala, HI (4.3 miles ),
Halaula, HI (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 20.08 N, Longitude: 155.46 W

Distribution of median household income in Honokaa, HI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Honokaa, HI in 2019

Honokaa tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.8%
Hawaii:

10.1%
Most common industries in Honokaa, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (33.4%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (32.9%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (34.0%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (3.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Honokaa, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Art and design workers (3.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Honokaa, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Honokaa, Hawaii environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI SO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 60.1. This is better than average.

City:

60.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.06
U.S.:

1.79
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.06
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Honokaa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Hawaii state average. It is 2439% greater 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 51.5 miles away from Honokaa 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 41.6 miles away from Honokaa center
On 5/4/2018 at 22:32:54, a magnitude 6.9 (6.9 MW, Depth: 3.6 mi) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/2006 at 17:07:49, a magnitude 6.7 (6.7 MD, Depth: 23.7 mi) earthquake occurred 33.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/2006 at 17:07:49, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 37.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 44.6 miles away from the city center, causing $6,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hawaii County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Earthquakes: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Volcanic Eruptions: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Lava Flows: 2, High Surf: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Honokaa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Honokaa:

  • HALE HO'OLA HAMAKUA (45-547 PLUMERIA STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Honokaa:

  • NORTH HAWAII DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; KAMUELA, HI)

Airports located in Honokaa:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Honokaa:

  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 36 miles; Hilo, HI; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • Hawaii Community College (about 37 miles; Hilo, HI; FT enrollment: 2,137)
  • University of Hawaii Maui College (about 87 miles; Kahului, HI; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 173 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 174 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 174 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 177 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)

Public high school in Honokaa:

Public elementary/middle school in Honokaa:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Hawaii County Fire Department Station 8 Honokaa (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Honokaa include: Our Lady of Lourdes Church (A), Honokaa United Methodist Church (B), Honokaa Hongwanji Mission (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Honokaa: Honokaa County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Waipio Valley Shuttle & Tours (PO Box 5128).

Hotels: Waipio Lookout Vacation Rentals (P. O. Box 5149), Mountain Meadow Ranch Bed & Breakfast (46-3895 Kapuna Street), Kalopa Homestead Guest House (44-2541 Keahua Rd), Hawaii Island Bed and Breakfast Association (PO Box 1890).

Birthplace of: Dwight Takamine - Politician, John D. Waihee III - Politician, Kaulana Noa - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Dec 29, 1976).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Honokaa that have no violations reported:

  • KILAUEA MILITARY CAMP (Population served: 220, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
Hawaii:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.4%
Whole state:

68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.7%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
46 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
29 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
40 people in other group homes in 2000
5 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Honokaa (2011 data):

  • First Hawaiian Bank: Honokaa Branch at 45-3538 Mamane Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $15,830.2 mil, Deposits: $12,165.6 mil, headquarters in Honolulu, HI, positive income, 59 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Bank of Hawaii: Hamakua Branch at Honokaa Shopping Center, branch established on 1922/12/01. Info updated 2010/09/12: Bank assets: $13,868.5 mil, Deposits: $10,599.9 mil, headquarters in Honolulu, HI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 71 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Hawaii Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Honokaa:

Marital status in Honokaa, HI
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 6.2%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

For population 25 years and over in Honokaa:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 51.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Hawaii average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Honokaa
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Honokaa:

(Honokaa, Hawaii Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Honokaa, HI (based on Hawaii County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other38,70188
Catholic30,61622
Evangelical Protestant16,302120
Mainline Protestant5,88243
Orthodox251
None93,553-
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: 36
Here:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Here:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Hawaii County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 143
Here:

8.29 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

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

7.1%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Hawaii County:

21.2%
State:

20.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hawaii County:

10.3%
State:

9.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

55.0%
Hawaii:

54.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.2%
State:

50.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

26.9
State:

26.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Honokaa:

17.3%
Hawaii:

16.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

18.8%
Hawaii:

18.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Honokaa:

6.9
Hawaii:

6.8

Overweight people:
Honokaa:

26.7%
Hawaii:

26.1%

General health condition:
Honokaa:

55.0%
Hawaii:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.2%
Hawaii:

81.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Honokaa, HI Residents

5.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Hawaii average:

5.19%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.04%
Hawaii average:

0.26%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Honolulu County, HI  1.04% ($46,987 average AGI)
from Maui County, HI  0.22% ($50,463)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($101,395)


4.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,329 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
Hawaii average:

5.62%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($393 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.06%
Hawaii average:

0.26%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Honolulu County, HI  0.80% ($43,065 average AGI)
to Maui County, HI  0.23% ($42,669)
to Clark County, NV  0.20% ($30,847)

Businesses in Honokaa, HI

  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Honokaa:

  • KIPA (620 AM; 10 kW; NAALEHU, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KPUA (670 AM; 10 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KUAU (1570 AM; 50 kW; HAIKU, HI; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-KAHULUI, MAUI)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KAOI (1110 AM; 5 kW; KIHEI, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC)
  • KORL (690 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: NEW WAVE BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • 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 Honokaa:

  • KNUQ (103.7 FM; PAAUILO, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT II,)
  • KLEO-FM1 (106.1 FM; HONOKAA, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAGB (99.1 FM; WAIMEA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KLUA (93.9 FM; KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KAOY (101.5 FM; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KWYI (106.9 FM; KAWAIHAE, HI; Owner: COLIN H. NAITO)
  • KKUA (90.7 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLEO (106.1 FM; KAHALUU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJMD (98.3 FM; PUKALANI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP,INC.)
Honokaa fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Honokaa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 207ft / 63.0mTotal length
  • $10,967,000Total costs
  • 70,926Total average daily traffic
  • 3,826Total average daily truck traffic
  • 73,529Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Honokaa, HI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 101930-1939
  • 61950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Honokaa, HI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Honokaa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Jun Hwy 19 & Mamalahoa Hwy (Lat: 20.070833 Lon: -155.464167), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPKE929, Licensee ID: L00006685,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2017, Expiration Date: 02/04/2027, Certifier: James M Black, Registrant: Mobile Telephone & Paging Inc, Kamuela, HI 96743, Phone: (808) 885-6814, Fax: (808) 885-8879

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Public Works Baseyard (Lat: 20.078056 Lon: -155.461667), Call Sign: WZM949,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.115 MHz, Grant Date: 03/11/2014, Expiration Date: 06/08/2024, Certifier: John T Drummond, Registrant: Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency, 920 Ululani St, Hilo, HI 96720, Phone: (808) 935-0031, Fax: (808) 935-6460, Email:
  • Hamakua Police Station (Lat: 20.076667 Lon: -155.461667), Call Sign: KNAR879,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.310 MHz, 155.970 MHz, 156.210 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2014, Expiration Date: 08/10/2024, Registrant: Hawaii County Police Department, 349 Kapiolani Street, Hilo, HI 96720, Phone: (808) 961-2280, Fax: (808) 961-8891, Email:
  • Honokaa Switching Station (Lat: 20.071667 Lon: -155.473056), Call Sign: KNCZ929, Licensee ID: L00101374,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.4800 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 03/28/2022, Registrant: Hawaii Electric Light Co Inc, Hilo, HI 96720, Phone: (808) 935-1171
  • Switching Station (Lat: 20.071667 Lon: -155.473056), Call Sign: WNBA472,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.350 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2014, Expiration Date: 11/28/2024, Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 Saint Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Email:
  • Lat: 20.076667 Lon: -155.469444, Call Sign: WQBF464,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.637 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 09/30/2024, Certifier: Andrew Jones, Registrant: Pacific Wireless Communications, LLC., 710 Kakoi St., Honolulu, HI 96819, Phone: (808) 837-4332, Fax: (808) 837-4333, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • HAMAKUA PS, Hamakua Police Station Hwy 240 (Lat: 20.077500 Lon: -155.462111), Type: Building, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNEV466,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2019, Expiration Date: 03/25/2029, Registrant: Scientel, 1007 Oak Creek Dr, Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 652-3815, Email:
  • HONOKAA, 1/16th Mi S Of Old Mamalahoa Hwy Approx 1 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 20.063028 Lon: -155.479167), Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WPNN203,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6616.25 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/1998, Expiration Date: 07/09/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2007, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • HONOKAA, Hamakua Police Station Hwy 240 (Lat: 20.077194 Lon: -155.462222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 29 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPXL973,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2174.80 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2006, Expiration Date: 03/06/2007, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2007, Certifier: Leslie K Matsumoto, Registrant: Scientel Wireless, LLC, 1007 Oak Creek Drive, Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 652-3815, Fax: (630) 652-3805, Email:
  • TBWM261, Lat: 20.071361 Lon: -155.463889, Type: Mast, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQKQ592,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/13/2009, Expiration Date: 08/13/2019, Cancellation Date: 10/19/2019, Certifier: Brett C Lewis, Registrant: Trex Broadband, 733 Bishop #1717, Honolulu, HI 96813, Phone: (808) 227-4405, Fax: (808) 521-4906, Email:
  • HONOKAA, Mamane & Ilima Sts. (Lat: 20.077750 Lon: -155.464167), Overall height: 31.4 m, Call Sign: KUV85,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John Komeiji, Registrant: Hawaiian Telecom, Inc., 1177 Bishop St., Ste 32, Honolulu, HI 96913, Phone: (808) 546-8685, Fax: (808) 546-3122, Email:
  • STATION, Lat: 20.071639 Lon: -155.473056, Overall height: 16.2 m, Call Sign: WHC323,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/1997, Expiration Date: 02/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2001, Phone: (808) 935-1171

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Honokaa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: AIRBORNE EDGE XT-582B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2664E , Serial Number: XT-582-0018, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 01/11/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffery W Hoff, 48-5453 Kukuihaele Rd, Honokaa, HI 96727
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 84352 , Serial Number: 17258437, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 12/01/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Robert R Jr Huber, Po Box 705, Honokaa, HI 96727
  • Aircraft: AIR CREATION TANARG (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912UL SERIES (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 912TJ , Serial Number: T06113, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/09/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffery W Hoff, 48-5453 Kukuihaele Rd, Honokaa, HI 96727
  • Aircraft: AIRBORNE REDBACK (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2668E , Serial Number: 503-758, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 06/24/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffery W Hoff, 48-5453 Kukuihaele Rd, Honokaa, HI 96727
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/03/2020
  • Aircraft: AMS FLIGHT D O O CARAT A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11DY , Serial Number: CA008, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 12/12/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 01/19/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph H Loewenhardt, 44-3333 Kalopa Mauka Rd, Honokaa, HI 96727

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of fires - 43 took place in 2004, and the least - 10 in 2011. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Honokaa, HI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (67.5%), and Structure Fires (21.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Honokaa, HI
    • 21267.5%Outside Fires
    • 6721.3%Structure Fires
    • 3511.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Honokaa, HI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Honokaa, HI
  • 96.3%No fuel used
  • 3.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Honokaa, HI
  • 90.2%No fuel used
  • 8.4%Electricity
  • 1.4%Utility gas


Honokaa compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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  • #49 (96727) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
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