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Population in 2010: 6,455. Population change since 2000: +13.8%
Males: 3,004  (46.5%)
Females: 3,451  (53.5%)

Median resident age:  44.1 years
Hawaii median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 96766.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $62,529 (it was $44,906 in 2000)
Lihue:

$62,529
HI:

$66,259
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,579

Lihue CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $427,244 (it was $252,400 in 2000)
Lihue:

$427,244
HI:

$496,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $584,202; Detached houses: $623,996; Townhouses or other attached units: $533,849; In 2-unit structures: $480,604; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $621,918; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $281,841

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,184.

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  • Asian alone - 2,792 (43.3%)
  • White alone - 1,323 (20.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1,308 (20.3%)
  • Hispanic - 550 (8.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 439 (6.8%)
  • Black alone - 24 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.09%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lihue: 107.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Portuguese (5.0%), German (4.7%), Irish (2.2%), English (1.9%), French (1.9%), United States (1.5%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 206 feet

Land area: 6.32 square miles.

Population density: 1,022 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lihue:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lihue CDP:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

1,140 residents are foreign born (6.2% Asia, 1.9% Europe).

This place:  15.2%
Hawaii:  16.6%



According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Lihue, Hawaii as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lihue to the number of sex offenders is 258 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,116 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $762 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Urban Honolulu, HI (107.5 miles , pop. 337,256).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2619.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Hanamaulu, HI (1.3 miles ), Puhi, HI (1.5 miles ), Wailua, HI (2.4 miles ), Wailua Homesteads, HI (2.5 miles ), Koloa, HI (2.8 miles ), Kapaa, HI (2.8 miles ), Omao, HI (2.9 miles ), Poipu, HI (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 21.97 N, Longitude: 159.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,286 (+110.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,309 (70.6%)

Area code: 808

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Hawaii:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers (3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Lihue-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Hawaii state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/13/2008 at 11:01:43, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kauai County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, High Surf: 1, Landslide: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Typhoon: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Tyler Yates - 2005 Major League Baseball player (New York Mets, born: Aug 7, 1977), Masato Nakae - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Steve Cooke - Baseball player, Zay Harding - Globe Trekker and actor.


Hospitals/medical centers in Lihue:

  • KAUAI DIALYSIS FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, 3224 ELUA STREET)
  • ST.FRANCIS HOME CARE SERVICES - KAUAI (Home Health Center, 4473 PAHE'E STREET, SUITE N)
  • KAUAI HOSPICE (Hospital, 4457 PAHE'E STREET)
  • WILCOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Federal, 3-3420 KUHIO HIGHWAY)
  • G N WILCOX MEM HOSP - SNF/ICF (Nursing Home, 3420 KUHIO HWY)
  • GARDEN ISLE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, 3-3420 KUHIO HIGHWAY, SUITE 300)

Political contributions by individuals in Lihue, HI

Airports located in Lihue:

  • Lihue Airport (Runways: 3, Commercial Ops: 27,120, Air Taxi Ops: 50,530, Itinerant Ops: 5,002, Local Ops: 19,024, Military Ops: 2,600)

College/University in Lihue:

  • Kauai Community College (Full-time enrollment: 557; Location: 3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy; Public; Website: kauai.hawaii.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lihue:

  • Brigham Young University-Hawaii (about 96 miles; Laie, HI; Full-time enrollment: 2,381)
  • Leeward Community College (about 98 miles; Pearl City, HI; FT enrollment: 3,228)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 108 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 4,471)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 110 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 112 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 3,151)
  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 319 miles; Hilo, HI; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 2428 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 2,802)

Public high school in Lihue:

Private high schools in Lihue:

  • ISLAND SCHOOL (Students: 332; Location: 3-1875 KAUMUALII HWY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • OLELO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 74; Location: 3223 ELUA ST; Grades: KG - 12)

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Notable locations in Lihue: Kauai Lagoons Golf Course (A), Lihue Public Library (B), Lihue Music Hall (C), Kauai Museum (D), Kauai County Courthouse (E), Grove Farm Homestead Plantation Museum (F), Albert Spencer Wilcox Memorial Library (G), Kauai Fire Department Lihue Station (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Anchor Cove Shopping Center (1), Kuhio Mall Shopping Center (2), Lihue Shopping Center (3), Pacific Ocean Plaza Shopping Center (4), Rice Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lihue include: East Kauai Methodist Church (A), Lihue Baptist Church (B), Lihue Christian Church (C), Lihue Lutheran Church (D), Saint Michael and All Angels Church (E), Tensho Kotai Jingu Kyo (F), Lihue Hongwanji Mission (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: De Mello Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Puali Stream (A), Nawiliwili Stream (B), Hanamā‘ulu Stream (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lihue include: Isenberg Park (1), Lihue Park (2), Vidinha Stadium (3), Niumalu Beach Park (4), Nawiliwili Park (5), Lihue Civic Center Historic District (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Kalapaki Beach (A), Ninini Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Kauai Museum - Gift Shop (4428 Rice Street), Kauai Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 4396 Rice Street Suite 101), Visitors Bureau Hawaii (4334 Rice Street), Activities of Kauai (3-3222 Kuhio Highway Suite 3), HVB (4334 Rice Street), Aloha Kauai Tours (Recreational Trips & Guides; 1702 Walekana St), 'ohana Helicopter Tours (Tours & Charters; 3416 Rice Street Suite 204), Ali'l Kayaks (Tours & Charters; Harbor Mall).

Hotels: Motel LANI (4240 Rice Street), Aston Kaha Lani (4460 Nehe Road), Kauai Inn Resort (2430 Hulemalu Road), Banyan Harbor Resort (3411 Wilcox Road), Marriott Kauai Resort & Beach Club (3610 Rice Street), Garden Island Inn (3445 Wilcox Road), Layne Steve (3445 Wilcox Road), Poipu Plantation Resort (1792 Pee Road), Marriott Vacation Club Kauai Beach Club (3610 Rice Street).

 
Kauai 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 Lihue and their reported violations in the past:

WAILUA-KAPAA (Population served: 17179, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1992 and DEC-15-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-15-1993)
  • One regular monitoring violation
LIHUE (Population served: 12004, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1992 and DEC-15-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-15-1993)
  • One regular monitoring violation
KOLOA-POIPU (Population served: 5278, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1992 and DEC-15-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-15-1993)
  • One regular monitoring violation
KALAHEO (Population served: 5108, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1992 and DEC-15-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-15-1993)
  • One regular monitoring violation
HANAPEPE-ELEELE (Population served: 4958, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1992 and DEC-15-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-15-1993)
  • One regular monitoring violation
KEKAHA-WAIMEA (Population served: 4955, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1992 and DEC-15-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-15-1993)
  • One regular monitoring violation
KILAUEA (Population served: 3758, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAWAI-OMAO (Population served: 3519, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • POLIHALE STATE PARK (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ANINI (Address: P. O. BOX 1706, Population served: 109, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.6%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 27.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 13.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Hawaii:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.2%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lihue, HI

People in group quarters in Lihue in 2010:

  • 98 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 18 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in workers group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Lihue in 2000:

  • 99 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other group homes

Lihue compared to Hawaii state average:

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Lihue (2011 data):

  • American Savings Bank, FSB: 4318 Rice Street Branch at 4318 Rice St, branch established on 1987/01/23; Lihue Branch at 3-2600 Kaumualii Hwy, branch established on 1996/07/08. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $4,910.1 mil, Deposits: $4,107.0 mil, headquarters in Honolulu, HI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 57 total offices
  • First Hawaiian Bank: Lihue Branch at 4423 Rice Street, branch established on 1993/12/31; Kukui Grove Branch at 3-2600 Kaumualii Hwy, Suite 1023, branch established on 1998/06/02. 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
  • Central Pacific Bank: Lihue Branch at 4364 Rice Street, branch established on 1969/11/01. Info updated 2010/08/20: Bank assets: $4,134.6 mil, Deposits: $3,489.2 mil, headquarters in Honolulu, HI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Central Pacific Financial Corp.
  • Finance Factors, Ltd.: Lihue Branch at 4393 Kukui Grove Street, Suite A, branch established on 1961/09/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $488.1 mil, Deposits: $408.1 mil, headquarters in Honolulu, HI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices
  • Bank of Hawaii: Lihue Branch at 4455 Rice Street, branch established on 1964/05/18. 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
  • Territorial Savings Bank: Kauai Branch at 4393 Kukui Grove Street, branch established on 1985/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,537.6 mil, Deposits: $1,189.2 mil, headquarters in Honolulu, HI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 27 total offices

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lihue travel time to work - commute


Lihue mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (71%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Solar energy (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.32%
Here52.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents68.2%8.7%5.3%3.8%2.4%
Congregations13.0%7.8%14.3%6.5%5.2%
NameMissionary ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionSalvation ArmySeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents2.1%1.8%1.7%1.4%4.5%
Congregations5.2%5.2%3.9%2.6%36.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
This county:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

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

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

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

13.86 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
Hawaii:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.4%
Hawaii:

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

7.6%
State:

9.2%

5.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Hawaii average:

6.39%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($958 average AGI)
Kauai County:

0.12%
Hawaii average:

0.70%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Honolulu County, HI  0.98% ($41,264 average AGI)
from Maui County, HI  0.26% ($32,311)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.21% ($58,840)


5.15% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
Hawaii average:

5.89%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($443 average AGI)
Kauai County:

0.10%
Hawaii average:

0.33%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Honolulu County, HI  1.19% ($36,233 average AGI)
to Clark County, NV  0.32% ($32,000)
to Hawaii County, HI  0.32% ($29,703)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lihue:

  • KQNG (570 AM; 1 kW; LIHUE, HI; Owner: VISONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KUAI (720 AM; 5 kW; ELEELE, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KHNR (650 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KHCM (940 AM; 10 kW; WAIPAHU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, 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.)
  • KSSK (590 AM; 8 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHVH (830 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLHT (1040 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF HONOLULU, INC.)
  • KUAU (1570 AM; 50 kW; HAIKU, HI; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-KAHULUI, MAUI)
  • KUMU (1500 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF OAHU LICENSE LLC)
  • KJPN (1370 AM; 6 kW; PEARL CITY, HI; Owner: DIAMOND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lihue:

  • KFMN (96.9 FM; LIHUE, HI; Owner: FM 97 ASSOCIATES)
  • KAWV (98.1 FM; LIHUE, HI; Owner: O'HANA RADIO PARTNERS)
  • K211DQ (90.1 FM; KAUAI, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAQA (91.9 FM; KILAUEA, HI; Owner: KEKAHU FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KITH (98.9 FM; KAPAA, HI; Owner: HOCHMAN HAWAII-TWO, INC.)
  • KHJC (88.9 FM; LIHUE, HI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KTOH (99.9 FM; KALAHEO, HI; Owner: HOCHMAN HAWAII-ONE, INC.)
  • KSRF (95.9 FM; POIPU, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC)
  • KQNG-FM (93.5 FM; LIHUE, HI; Owner: VISONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KSHK (103.3 FM; KEKAHA, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Lihue:

  • K55DZ (Channel 55; LIHUE, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K51BB (Channel 51; LIHUE, HI; Owner: KITV HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Lihue, Hawaii:
  • Fatal accident count: 49
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 79
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 28
  • Fatalities: 55
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 142
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Hawaii average:
  • Fatal accident count: 112
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 159
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 50
  • Fatalities: 122
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 294
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19

See more detailed statistics of Lihue fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total costs: $13,677,000
Total average daily traffic: 82,425
Total average daily truck traffic: 15
Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic: 116,700

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lihue)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lihue, HI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lihue)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lihue)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 28
  • Hazardous Condition: 16

Incident types - Lihue


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lihue, HI
Businesses in Lihue, HI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's3
AT&T1Nike1
Ace Hardware1Payless1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Sears1
CVS1Starbucks2
Costco1U-Haul2
Famous Footwear1UPS3
FedEx3Vans1
GNC1Verizon Wireless2
Jamba Juice1Walmart1
Jones New York2YMCA1
Macy's1
Browse common businesses in Lihue, HI


Lihue on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most American Indian residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Other race residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Therapists (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Korean residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Postsecondary teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 (96766) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Asian or Pacific Island language at home (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Clifford T. Tanaka (1)
  • Brent M. Batterman (1)
  • Marc Chikara Imamura (1)
  • Scott Allan Libert (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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