Keaau, Hawaii

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Population in 2010: 2,253.
Population change since 2000: +12.1%
Males: 1,028  (45.7%)
Females: 1,225  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

44.3 years
Hawaii median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 96749.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $70,420 (it was $39,722 in 2000)
Keaau:

$70,420
HI:

$83,102

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,070 (it was $14,657 in 2000)

Keaau CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $368,917 (it was $138,300 in 2000)
Keaau:

$368,917
HI:

$669,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $360,270; detached houses: $354,347; townhouses or other attached units: $611,114

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,174.

March 2019 cost of living index in Keaau: 95.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.4%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Keaau, HI (2019)
    • 1,36051.5%Asian alone
    • 51519.5%Two or more races
    • 31311.9%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30611.6%White alone
    • 1977.5%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists, there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Keaau, Hawaii as of May 10, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Keaau is 60 to 1.


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Ancestries: Portuguese (1.1%).

Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 359 feet

Land area: 2.47 square miles.

Population density: 912 people per square mile   (low).

Keaau, Hawaii map

646 residents are foreign born (19.0% Asia).

This place:

24.5%
Hawaii:

18.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,244 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,054 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Honolulu, HI (214.9 miles , pop. 371,657).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2456.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Kurtistown, HI (1.7 miles ),
Haena, HI (2.0 miles ),
Orchidlands Estates, HI (2.1 miles ),
Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI (2.2 miles ),
Hawaiian Acres, HI (2.3 miles ),
Hilo, HI (2.6 miles ),
Ainaloa, HI (2.7 miles ),
Fern Acres, HI (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 19.62 N, Longitude: 155.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 808

Distribution of median household income in Keaau, HI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Keaau, HI in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.8%
Hawaii:

10.1%
Most common industries in Keaau, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (19.0%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (27.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Utilities (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.4%)
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Keaau, HI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (13.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Other transportation occupations (2.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.4%)
  • Cashiers (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.6%)

Average climate in Keaau, Hawaii

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Keaau, Hawaii environmental map by EPA

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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 5.24. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.24
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 23.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 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 5.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.06
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Keaau-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Hawaii state average. It is 2661% 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 11.7 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths)
On 5/4/2018 at 22:32:54, a magnitude 6.9 (6.9 MW, Depth: 3.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 21.1 miles away from Keaau center
On 8/21/1951 at 10:57:00, a magnitude 6.9 (6.9 UK) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from Keaau center
On 11/16/1983 at 16:13:00, a magnitude 6.7 (6.4 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW) earthquake occurred 25.2 miles away from the city center, causing $6,000,000 total damage
On 10/15/2006 at 17:07:49, a magnitude 6.7 (6.7 MD, Depth: 23.7 mi) earthquake occurred 60.8 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 63.9 miles away from Keaau center
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).
Keaau topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Keaau:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF HILO (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HOSPICE OF HILO (Hospital, about 9 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • YUKIO OKUTSU STATE VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HILO MEDICAL CENTER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HILO MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HILO HOSPITAL - ICF/DP (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HILO, HI)
  • HILO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; HILO, HI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Keaau:

  • Hawaii Community College (about 7 miles; Hilo, HI; Full-time enrollment: 2,137)
  • University of Hawaii at Hilo (about 7 miles; Hilo, HI; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • University of Hawaii Maui College (about 129 miles; Kahului, HI; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Kapiolani Community College (about 213 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,069)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (about 214 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 2,610)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (about 214 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 16,461)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (about 217 miles; Honolulu, HI; FT enrollment: 5,506)

Public high school in Keaau:

Private high school in Keaau:

  • CHRISTIAN LIBERTY SCHOOL (Students: 295, Location: 16-675 MILO ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Keaau:

Private elementary/middle school in Keaau:

  • MALAMALAMA WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 89, Location: 15-1834 MAKUU DR, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Keaau

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Keaau: Kea‘au Camp (A), Eight and One Half Mile Camp (B), Puna Sugar Company Mill (C), Nine and Onehalf Mile Camp (D), Ninemile Camp (E), Hawaii County Fire Department Station 5 Keaau (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Kea‘au Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (1), Keaau Town Center Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Keaau include: Queen of the Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church (A), Puna Hongwanji Temple (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: VIP Activities (17-337 Volcano Road).

Hotels: Roberts Jeanne (15-1616 9th Street), Rainforest Retreat (Ip) (HC 1 Box 5655).

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 Keaau that have no violations reported:

  • MAUNA LOA MACADAMIA NUT (Address: 16-701 MACADAMIA DRIVE , Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

3.2 people
Hawaii:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.5%
Whole state:

68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.1%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
4 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000
3 people in nursing homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Keaau:

Marital status in Keaau, HI
  • Never married: 38.2%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in Keaau:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Hawaii average:

11.1

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Keaau:

(Keaau, Hawaii Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Keaau, 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.
State:

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
Here:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Hawaii:

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

21.2%
Hawaii:

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

10.3%
Hawaii:

9.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Keaau:

55.5%
Hawaii:

54.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.0%
Hawaii:

50.1%

Average BMI:
Keaau:

26.1
Hawaii:

26.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.5%
Hawaii:

16.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Keaau:

22.5%
Hawaii:

18.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Keaau:

6.8
Hawaii:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

22.5%
State:

26.1%

General health condition:
Keaau:

55.1%
State:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.4%
Hawaii:

81.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Keaau, 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 Keaau, HI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
CVS1True Value1
Curves1U-Haul1
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in Keaau:

  • 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.)
  • KPUA (670 AM; 10 kW; HILO, HI; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KIPA (620 AM; 10 kW; NAALEHU, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KUAU (1570 AM; 50 kW; HAIKU, HI; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-KAHULUI, MAUI)
  • KKON (790 AM; 5 kW; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KAIM (870 AM; 50 kW; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF HAWAII, INC.)
  • 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 Keaau:

  • KNUQ (103.7 FM; PAAUILO, HI; Owner: VISIONARY RELATED ENTERTAINMENT II,)
  • KANO (91.1 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KAGB (99.1 FM; WAIMEA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KLUA (93.9 FM; KAILUA KONA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KLEO (106.1 FM; KAHALUU, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAOY (101.5 FM; KEALAKEKUA, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO ( HAWAII LIMITED PA)
  • KCIF (90.3 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: HILO CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KKOA (107.7 FM; VOLCANO, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHWI (92.7 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: BIG ISLAND RADIO)
  • KWYI (106.9 FM; KAWAIHAE, HI; Owner: COLIN H. NAITO)
  • KKOA-FM1 (107.7 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)
  • K201FQ (88.1 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K207CD (89.3 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKBG (97.9 FM; HILO, HI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF HAWAII LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Keaau:

  • 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)
  • KHBC-TV (Channel 2; HILO, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KHVO (Channel 13; HILO, HI; Owner: KITV HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • KOIW-LP (Channel 16; MT. VIEW, HI; Owner: esi BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K45CT (Channel 45; HILO, HI; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K04FE (Channel 4; HILO, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)
Keaau fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Keaau fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.3mTotal length
  • 54,855Total average daily traffic
  • 365Total average daily truck traffic
  • 71,996Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Keaau, HI)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • KEAAU MSC, 16-212 Wiliama Place (Lat: 19.636944 Lon: -155.044694), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 46.9 m, Overall height: 47.9 m, Call Sign: WPJF456,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St. Rm. 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:
  • TBWM276, Lat: 19.634444 Lon: -155.041111, 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:
  • PSM RD, Puna Sugar Mill Road (Lat: 19.630583 Lon: -155.030833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQOR574,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2012, Expiration Date: 01/09/2022, Certifier: Thomas Cummins, Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 St. Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Email:
  • PUNA PS, Puna Police District Station (Lat: 19.621083 Lon: -155.039722), Type: Building, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WBX320,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

224 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Keaau)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Keaau)

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 60. The highest number of fires - 84 took place in 2008, and the least - 16 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Keaau, HI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.4%), and Structure Fires (33.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Keaau, HI
    • 50652.4%Outside Fires
    • 31833.0%Structure Fires
    • 14014.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Keaau, HI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Keaau, HI
  • 71.8%No fuel used
  • 22.5%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Solar energy
  • 0.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Keaau, HI
  • 73.8%No fuel used
  • 21.1%Electricity
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Keaau compared to Hawaii state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Keaau on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Philippines (population 500+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #57 (96749) 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 17 pilots and 18 other airmen in this city.
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  • Michael Duane Metcalf (2)
  • Maile Skomp (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2021.