Kaanapali, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 1,045.
Population change since 2000: -24.0%
Males: 512  (49.0%)
Females: 533  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

63.2 years
Hawaii median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 96761.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $115,833 (it was $79,288 in 2000)
Kaanapali:

$115,833
HI:

$83,102

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $90,224 (it was $48,506 in 2000)

Kaanapali CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: over $1,000,000 (it was $504,600 in 2000)
Kaanapali:

over $1,000,000
HI:

$669,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $792,810; detached houses: $807,842; townhouses or other attached units: $772,906; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $699,806; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $512,058; mobile homes: $508,004

Median gross rent in 2019: $2,867.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kaanapali: 128.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.4%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kaanapali, HI (2019)
    • 71977.7%White alone
    • 748.0%Two or more races
    • 657.0%Asian alone
    • 414.4%Hispanic
    • 50.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: German (13.4%), English (11.2%), American (10.4%), Italian (5.7%), Irish (4.5%), Scottish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 4.86 square miles.

Population density: 215 people per square mile   (very low).

Kaanapali, Hawaii map

119 residents are foreign born (7.0% Asia, 3.9% Europe).

This place:

12.7%
Hawaii:

18.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,219 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $5,129 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Koolaupoko, HI (77.8 miles , pop. 117,994).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Honolulu, HI (78.4 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2501.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Mahinahina, HI (1.4 miles ),
Napili-Honokowai, HI (1.5 miles ),
Lahaina, HI (1.8 miles ),
Kapalua, HI (2.1 miles ),
Launiupoko, HI (2.4 miles ),
Olowalu, HI (3.0 miles),
Waihee-Waikapu, HI (3.3 miles ),
Waihee-Waiehu, HI (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 20.93 N, Longitude: 156.68 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,292 (+563.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 163 (45.4%)

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

Kaanapali tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

16.0%
Hawaii:

10.1%
Most common industries in Kaanapali, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (25.1%)
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (21.8%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (7.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.4%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (29.2%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.0%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.9%)
  • Jewelry, luggage, leather goods stores (4.2%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Kaanapali, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (13.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.9%)
  • Top executives (6.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (15.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.0%)
  • Top executives (11.6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6.5%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (4.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.8%)

Average climate in Kaanapali, 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 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 41.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

41.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 3.85. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.85
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Kaanapali-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Hawaii state average. It is 1647% 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 148.1 miles away from Kaanapali 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 93.0 miles away from Kaanapali center
On 10/15/2006 at 17:07:49, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 86.7 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 87.7 miles away from Kaanapali center
On 5/4/2018 at 22:32:54, a magnitude 6.9 (6.9 MW, Depth: 3.6 mi) earthquake occurred 156.2 miles away from Kaanapali center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 133.7 miles away from Kaanapali 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 Maui County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Fires: 4, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, High Surfs: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Earthquake: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kaanapali topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kaanapali:

  • KAHANA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; LAHAINA, HI)
  • HALE MAKUA - WAILUKU (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WAILUKU, HI)
  • HALE MAKUA HOME HEALTH SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; WAILUKU, HI)
  • HOSPICE MAUI (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WAILUKU, HI)
  • MAUI MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; WAILUKU, HI)
  • THE ARC OF MAUI - MANA OLA (Hospital, about 13 miles away; KAHULUI, HI)
  • HALE MAKUA - KAHULUI (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; KAHULUI, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kaanapali:

  • University of Hawaii Maui College (about 14 miles; Kahului, HI; Full-time enrollment: 2,492)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 76 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 77 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 78 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 81 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)
  • Honolulu Community College (about 82 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,538)
  • Leeward Community College (about 90 miles; Pearl City, HI; FT enrollment: 4,589)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Royal Kaanapali Golf Course (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Whalers Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Beaches: Kā‘anapali Beach (A), Wahine Pe‘e Beach (B), Sand Box Beach (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Maui County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Hawaii:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.9%
Whole state:

68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.0%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Kaanapali:

Marital status in Kaanapali, HI
  • Never married: 8.0%
  • Now married: 81.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in Kaanapali:

  • High school or higher: 99.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Hawaii average:

11.1

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhood in Kaanapali (Kaanapali, Hawaii Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Kaanapali, HI (based on Maui County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic35,17922
Evangelical Protestant15,92876
Other14,35353
Mainline Protestant3,90237
Orthodox151
None85,457-
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: 41
Maui County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
Maui County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Maui County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 190
This county:

13.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Hawaii:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.6%
State:

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

10.6%
Hawaii:

9.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.7%
Hawaii:

54.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

52.7%
State:

50.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.8
Hawaii:

26.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kaanapali:

16.9%
State:

16.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.9%
Hawaii:

18.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Hawaii:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kaanapali:

33.6%
State:

26.1%

General health condition:
Kaanapali:

60.1%
State:

57.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Kaanapali:

79.1%
Hawaii:

82.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kaanapali, HI Residents

5.05% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
Hawaii average:

5.19%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($625 average AGI)
Maui County:

0.06%
Hawaii average:

0.26%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Honolulu County, HI  0.77% ($49,267 average AGI)
from Hawaii County, HI  0.25% ($42,669)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.23% ($57,711)


4.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
Hawaii average:

5.62%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($575 average AGI)
Maui County:

0.05%
Hawaii average:

0.26%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Honolulu County, HI  0.70% ($47,551 average AGI)
to Hawaii County, HI  0.24% ($50,463)
to Clark County, NV  0.24% ($53,736)

Businesses in Kaanapali, HI

  • Macy's: 1
  • Nike: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kaanapali:

  • KUAU (1570 AM; 50 kW; HAIKU, HI; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-KAHULUI, MAUI)
  • KMVI (550 AM; 5 kW; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP,INC.)
  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, 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.)
  • KSSK (590 AM; 8 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHVH (830 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHNR (650 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KLHT (1040 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF HONOLULU, INC.)
  • KHCM (940 AM; 10 kW; WAIPAHU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • KUMU (1500 AM; 10 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF OAHU LICENSE LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kaanapali:

  • KPOA (93.5 FM; LAHAINA, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KKUA (90.7 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KONI (104.7 FM; LANAI CITY, HI; Owner: HOCHMAN HAWAII PUBLISHING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KLHI-FM (101.1 FM; LAHAINA, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KNUI-FM (99.9 FM; KAHULUI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KJMD (98.3 FM; PUKALANI, HI; Owner: PACIFIC RADIO GROUP,INC.)
  • KLHI-FM1 (101.1 FM; LAHAINA, HI; Owner: LAHAINA BROADCASTING CO., LTD)
  • KAOI-FM (95.1 FM; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT INC)
  • KPMW (105.5 FM; HALIIMAILE, HI; Owner: REY-CEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K244AG (96.7 FM; MAUI, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Kaanapali:

  • K27DW (Channel 27; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KWHM (Channel 21; WAILUKU, HI; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • Kaanapali, Hawaii
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:6
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Hawaii average
  • Fatal accident count831
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents1242
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons340
  • Fatalities897
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents1954
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents230
See more detailed statistics of Kaanapali fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.2mTotal length
  • $321,000Total costs
  • 7,850Total average daily traffic
  • 9,813Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 2.74 Mi From Pioneer Mill Smoke Stack (Lat: 20.914306 Lon: -156.691611), Call Sign: KNCZ645, Licensee ID: L00076317,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.825 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2002, Expiration Date: 03/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2012, Registrant: Hyatt Regency Maui, 200 Nohea Kai Dr, Lahaina, HI 96761, Phone: (808) 661-1234
  • Sheraton Maui Kaanapalu Beach (Lat: 20.926806 Lon: -156.695778), Call Sign: KWU752, Licensee ID: L00043495,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/2005, Expiration Date: 07/16/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2015, Registrant: Hawaii Protective Assn Ltd, 1290a Maunakea St, Honolulu, HI 96817, Phone: (808) 537-5938
  • Lat: 20.927528 Lon: -156.691111, Call Sign: WQUX997,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.300 MHz, 467.300 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2014, Expiration Date: 11/13/2024, Certifier: Mike Sands, Registrant: Pacific Wireless Comms. LLC, 710 Kakoi Street, Honolulu, HI 96819-2016, Phone: (808) 837-4332, Fax: (808) 837-4333, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kaanapali, HI
  • 55.1%No fuel used
  • 33.7%Electricity
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.7%Solar energy
  • 1.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kaanapali, HI
  • 58.0%No fuel used
  • 23.5%Electricity
  • 11.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.4%Solar energy


Kaanapali compared to Hawaii state average:

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

Kaanapali on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #39 (96761) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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