Kukuihaele, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 336. Population change since 2000: +6.0%
Males: 168  (50.1%)
Females: 168  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  31.9 years
Hawaii median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 96727.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,251 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Kukuihaele:

$39,251
HI:

$68,020

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,098 (it was $15,623 in 2000)

Kukuihaele CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $292,088 (it was $108,800 in 2000)
Kukuihaele:

$292,088
HI:

$500,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $431,357; Detached houses: $429,120

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,090.

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  • Races in Kukuihaele, HI (2010)

    Kukuihaele races chart
    • 13740.8%Two or more races
    • 10230.4%White alone
    • 4413.1%Asian alone
    • 288.3%Hispanic
    • 247.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kukuihaele: 110.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (7.7%), English (4.6%), Portuguese (3.6%), German (2.9%), Irish (2.5%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 1.69 square miles.

Population density: 199 people per square mile   (very low).

Kukuihaele,HI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Kukuihaele:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kukuihaele CDP:

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

17 residents are foreign born (4.1% Asia, 1.3% North America).

This place:

5.4%
Hawaii:

17.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $945 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $661 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (167.5 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2468.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Honokaa, HI (2.7 miles ), Waimea, HI (2.9 miles ), Paauhau-Paauilo, HI (3.7 miles ), Paauilo, HI (3.7 miles ), South Kohala, HI (3.8 miles ), Halaula, HI (4.0 miles ), North Kohala, HI (4.0 miles ), Kapaau, HI (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 20.12 N, Longitude: 155.57 W

Kukuihaele household income distribution Kukuihaele home values distribution

Kukuihaele tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Hawaii:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (34%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Kukuihaele, Hawaii

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Earthquake activity:

Kukuihaele-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 57.9 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 37.8 miles away from Kukuihaele center
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 32.6 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 48.8 miles away from the city center, causing $6,000,000 total damage
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 32.2 miles away from Kukuihaele 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 55.9 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 Hawaii County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, High Surf: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Kukuihaele:

  • NORTH HAWAII DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; KAMUELA, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kukuihaele:

  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 44 miles; Hilo, HI; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • Hawaii Community College (about 44 miles; Hilo, HI; FT enrollment: 2,137)
  • University of Hawaii Maui College (about 80 miles; Kahului, HI; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 165 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 166 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 167 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 170 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Kukuihaele is the site of the original Hawaiian Island stand of cinchona trees, from which quinine is made. It was planted by David McHattie Forbes in the early 1900s.

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Notable locations in Kukuihaele: Honokaape Landing (A), Waipio Scenic Overlook (B), Camp One Hundred Six (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Waiulili Stream (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Hawaii 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 69.5. This is about average.

City:

69.5
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.06
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.06
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.8%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.1 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:  6.5%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Hawaii average:

11.3

Kukuihaele travel time to work - commute Kukuihaele mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhood in Kukuihaele (Kukuihaele, Hawaii Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Kukuihaele CDP (based on Hawaii County data)

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
Hawaii County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
State:

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

8.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Hawaii:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Hawaii County:

21.2%
Hawaii:

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

10.3%
State:

9.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.9%
State:

54.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.3%
Hawaii:

50.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.5
Hawaii:

26.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.3%
State:

16.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kukuihaele:

13.7%
Hawaii:

18.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kukuihaele:

6.8
Hawaii:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.1%
Hawaii:

26.1%

General health condition:
Kukuihaele:

56.4%
Hawaii:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.5%
Hawaii:

81.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kukuihaele, HI Residents

4.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
Hawaii average:

5.49%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($341 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.06%
Hawaii average:

0.31%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Honolulu County, HI  0.93% ($35,267 average AGI)
from Maui County, HI  0.20% ($32,969)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($39,598)


4.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Hawaii average:

5.34%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($655 average AGI)
Hawaii County:

0.10%
Hawaii average:

0.28%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Honolulu County, HI  1.04% ($36,222 average AGI)
to Maui County, HI  0.21% ($35,265)
to Clark County, NV  0.14% ($34,656)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kukuihaele:

  • 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)
  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KHLO (850 AM; 5 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKON (790 AM; 5 kW; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KHBC (1060 AM; 5 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: HILO BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • 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 Kukuihaele:

  • 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)
  • KKUA (90.7 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KAOY (101.5 FM; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KWYI (106.9 FM; KAWAIHAE, HI; Owner: COLIN H. NAITO)
  • KLEO (106.1 FM; KAHALUU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • K220HA (91.9 FM; KIHEI, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K210CM (89.9 FM; KIHEI, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJMD (98.3 FM; PUKALANI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP,INC.)
  • KONI (104.7 FM; LANAI CITY, HI; Owner: HOCHMAN HAWAII PUBLISHING, INC.)
  • KLHI-FM (101.1 FM; LAHAINA, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KNUI-FM (99.9 FM; KAHULUI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KLEO-FM1 (106.1 FM; HONOKAA, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)

Kukuihaele fatal accident list:

Mar 15, 2002 08:20 PM, Waipio Valley Access, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
Apr 23, 1983 08:00 AM, Waipiovall, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • $1,326,000Total costs
  • 8,280Total average daily traffic
  • 120Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,022Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (95%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Kukuihaele compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Kukuihaele on our top lists:

  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities"
  • #49 (96727) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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