North Kohala

Comprised of the small towns of Hawi and Kapaau, this historic area is still old Hawaii.

Welcome to North Kohala

Steeped in history, North Kohala is the oldest portion of land on the island as well as the birthplace of King Kamehameha I. In modern times, Kohala was home to sugar cane plantations and continues to be home to sprawling ranches and agriculture. Made up of a few small towns, with Hawi as the main hub, North Kohala is made up of long time familes and those seeking a more rural lifestyle. Properties range from century old homes in the plantation camps to large acreage parcels.



Overview for North Kohala, HI

6,060 people live in North Kohala, where the median age is 48.7 and the average individual income is $40,702. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,060

Total Population

48.7 years

Median Age

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$40,702

Average individual Income

Around North Kohala, HI

There's plenty to do around North Kohala, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

18
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Roots Alchemy, Paniolo Sunset BBQ Dinner at Kahua Ranch, and Our Founding Farmers.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 3.75 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.94 miles 101 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 3.78 miles 55 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 3.96 miles 16 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 3.75 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.77 miles 66 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for North Kohala, HI

North Kohala has 2,281 households, with an average household size of 2.65. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in North Kohala do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,060 people call North Kohala home. The population density is 42.99 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,060

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

48.7

Median Age

46.95 / 53.05%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,281

Total Households

2.65

Average Household Size

$40,702

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

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15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in North Kohala, HI

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The following schools are within or nearby North Kohala. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Kohala Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5

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Dana’s extensive experience on Hawaii island ranges from working in the gates of resort developments at Kukio Properties and Kohanaiki Realty along the Kona coast to helping buyers and sellers in general real estate (land and build properties) in Kohala, Waimea, Waikoloa, the Hamakua Coast and Kona.

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