Pahoa, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 945.
Population change since 2000: -1.8%
Males: 473  (50.1%)
Females: 472  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

44.4 years
Hawaii median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 96778.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,189 (it was $33,333 in 2000)
Pahoa:

$48,189
HI:

$77,765

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,477 (it was $13,850 in 2000)

Pahoa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $221,879 (it was $100,000 in 2000)
Pahoa:

$221,879
HI:

$617,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $443,446; detached houses: $432,734; townhouses or other attached units: $531,610; in 2-unit structures: $986,374; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $385,135; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $418,726; mobile homes: over $1,000,000; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $199,197

Median gross rent in 2017: $783.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pahoa: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.7%
(23.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 42.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pahoa, HI (2010)
    • 40643.0%Asian alone
    • 21522.8%Two or more races
    • 12313.0%White alone
    • 11912.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 626.6%Hispanic
    • 111.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.5%Other race alone
    • 40.4%Black alone

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



According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists, there were 51 registered sex offenders living in Pahoa, Hawaii as of July 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pahoa is 15 to 1.


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Ancestries: Portuguese (4.6%), Irish (2.3%), Polish (2.3%), German (1.3%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 655 feet

Land area: 2.27 square miles.

Population density: 417 people per square mile   (low).

Pahoa, Hawaii map

170 residents are foreign born (29.0% Asia).

This place:

22.5%
Hawaii:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $459 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $415 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (224.3 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2456.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Nanawale Estates, HI (1.6 miles ),
Pahoa-Kalapana, HI (1.6 miles ),
Leilani Estates, HI (1.7 miles ),
Ainaloa, HI (1.8 miles ),
Hawaiian Beaches, HI (2.1 miles ),
Orchidlands Estates, HI (2.4 miles ),
Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI (2.5 miles ),
Hawaiian Acres, HI (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 19.50 N, Longitude: 154.95 W

Distribution of median household income in Pahoa, HI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pahoa, HI in 2017

Pahoa tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Hawaii:

2.9%
Most common industries in Pahoa, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (23.0%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (31.7%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.9%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.9%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
Most common occupations in Pahoa, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (15.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (15.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (15.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (16.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)

Average climate in Pahoa, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.23. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.23
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 23.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.34
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Pahoa-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 6.3 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 70.3 miles away from Pahoa center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 27.9 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 72.0 miles away from Pahoa 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 32.7 miles away from the city 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 14.0 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 Hawaii County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Pahoa:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF HILO (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HILO, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pahoa:

  • Hawaii Community College (about 17 miles; Hilo, HI; Full-time enrollment: 2,137)
  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 17 miles; Hilo, HI; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • University of Hawaii Maui College (about 139 miles; Kahului, HI; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 222 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 223 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 224 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 227 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)

Public high schools in Pahoa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pahoa:

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Notable location: Hawaii County Fire Department Station 10 Pahoa (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Steam Vent Inn & Health Retreat (13-3775 Old Kalapana Road), Kalani Oceanside Retreat (12-6860 Kalapana-kapaho Rd), Yoga Oasis Retreat (PO Box 1935), Kapoho Paradise Vacation Rentals (14-5000 Laimana Ave), Lava Tree Tropic Inn (PO Box 1824).

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 Pahoa that have no violations reported:

  • HAWAIIAN BEACHES (Population served: 3,430, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HAWAIIAN SHORES (Population served: 1,310, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
Hawaii:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.2%
Whole state:

68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.5%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Banks with branches in Pahoa (2011 data):

  • First Hawaiian Bank: Pahoa Branch at Government Main Rd, 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: Pahoa Branch at Pahoa Govt. Road & Kauhale Stgreet, branch established on 1958/12/12. 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 Pahoa:

Marital status in Pahoa, HI
  • Never married: 38.7%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Pahoa:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Hawaii average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pahoa
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Pahoa:

(Pahoa, Hawaii Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Pahoa, 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
This county:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hawaii 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%
Hawaii:

9.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pahoa:

54.8%
Hawaii:

54.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pahoa:

48.7%
Hawaii:

50.1%

Average BMI:
Pahoa:

26.2
Hawaii:

26.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pahoa:

17.9%
Hawaii:

16.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pahoa:

21.2%
Hawaii:

18.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pahoa:

6.8
Hawaii:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

23.8%
Hawaii:

26.1%

General health condition:
This city:

53.7%
Hawaii:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Pahoa:

80.4%
Hawaii:

81.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pahoa, 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 Pahoa, HI
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7-Eleven1FedEx1
Ace Hardware1UPS1
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Strongest AM radio stations in Pahoa:

  • KPUA (670 AM; 10 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHLO (850 AM; 5 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIPA (620 AM; 10 kW; NAALEHU, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KHBC (1060 AM; 5 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: HILO BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • 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 Pahoa:

  • KNUQ (103.7 FM; PAAUILO, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT II,)
  • KAGB (99.1 FM; WAIMEA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KLEO (106.1 FM; KAHALUU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLUA (93.9 FM; KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KAOY (101.5 FM; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KKOA (107.7 FM; VOLCANO, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KANO (91.1 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KCIF (90.3 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: HILO CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Pahoa:

  • KOIW-LP (Channel 16; MT. VIEW, HI; Owner: esi BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGMD-TV (Channel 9; HILO, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KWHH (Channel 14; HILO, HI; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHAW-TV (Channel 11; HILO, HI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KHVO (Channel 13; HILO, HI; Owner: KITV HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • Pahoa, Hawaii
  • Fatal accident count60
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents85
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:40
  • Fatalities66
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents158
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Hawaii average
  • Fatal accident count3650
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents5230
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1687
  • Fatalities4015
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents9638
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents637
See more detailed statistics of Pahoa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.7mTotal length
  • $525,000Total costs
  • 57,675Total average daily traffic
  • 983Total average daily truck traffic
  • 67,456Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pahoa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 15 2730 Lai St (Lat: 19.542528 Lon: -154.910556), Call Sign: KKL404, Licensee ID: L00084628,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.560 MHz, Grant Date: 06/25/1997, Expiration Date: 08/31/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2002, Registrant: Miller And Lieb Water Co Inc, Pahoa, HI 96778, Phone: (808) 965-9882
  • Kapoho Substation, 4 Miles West Of (Lat: 19.481528 Lon: -154.899500), Type: Mast, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WPYY786,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.793 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2013, Expiration Date: 12/03/2023, Certifier: Clyde H Nagata, Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 St. Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

188 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pahoa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1537Y , Serial Number: 17249237, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 10/20/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Aloha Skies Aviation LLC, 15-2722 Kahala St, Pahoa, HI 96778
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 30LD , Serial Number: 15063631, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 04/01/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 02/11/2004
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David D Jr Partlow, Po Box 555, Pahoa, HI 96778, Other Owners: Elaine S Partlow
  • Aircraft: HILLER UH-12B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4200 SERIES (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 539DC , Serial Number: 539, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 07/24/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Marshall Leon Schmit, 12-135 E Moanauli Loop, Pahoa, HI 96778
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6231R , Serial Number: 15061531, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 07/06/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 11/21/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David D Jr Partlow, Po Box 555, Pahoa, HI 96778, Other Owners: Elaine S Partlow
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 41282 , Serial Number: 28-7415158, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 09/29/2008
    Registrant (LLC): Wayforward LLC, Rr 2 Box 4515, Pahoa, HI 96778
  • Aircraft: WILDS WYMOND A 1 PASSENGER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 100SJ , Serial Number: SJ-001, Certificate Issue Date: 01/22/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Wymond A Wilds, 13-3556 Alapai St, Pahoa, HI 96778
    Deregistered: Yes

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 96. The highest number of fires - 153 took place in 2010, and the least - 22 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Pahoa, HI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.1%), and Structure Fires (31.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pahoa, HI
    • 75049.1%Outside Fires
    • 47731.2%Structure Fires
    • 29919.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 20.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pahoa, HI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pahoa, HI
  • 87.7%No fuel used
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 3.9%Solar energy
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pahoa, HI
  • 100.0%No fuel used


Pahoa compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Pahoa on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Philippines (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia (population 500+)"
  • #68 (96778) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #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+)"
There are 15 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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  • Warren Greenway (2)
  • William Paul Rudisill Walker (2)
  • David E. Sands (1)
  • Larry J. Desmither (1)
  • Irina Rozenbaum (1)
  • Robert G. Madsen (1)
  • Richard E. Gorman (1)
  • Lloyd E. Kinsey, Jr. (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2020.