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Kaneohe

  •   State: 
    Hawaii
      County: 
    Honolulu County
      City: 
    Kaneohe
      County FIPS: 
    15003
      Coordinates: 
    21°24′33″N 157°47′57″W
      Area total: 
    8.46 sq mi (21.91 km²)
      Area land: 
    6.54 sq mi (16.95 km²)
      Area water: 
    1.92 sq mi (4.97 km²)
      Elevation: 
    92 ft (28 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    21,4199
      Longitude: 
    -157,8068
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Urban Honolulu, HI
      Timezone: 
    Hawaii–Aleutian Standard Time (HST) UTC-10:00; Hawaii does not observe daylight saving time.
      ZIP codes: 
    96744
      GMAP: 

    Kaneohe, Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States

  •   Population: 
    37,430
      Population density: 
    5,720.62 residents per square mile of area (2,208.90/km²)
      Household income: 
    $85,521
      Households: 
    10,738
      Unemployment rate: 
    5.90%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    4.50%
      Income taxes: 
    8.25%

Kneohe (Hawaiian pronunciation: [kaneohe]) is a census-designated place (CDP) included in the City and County of Honolulu and located in Hawaii state District of Koolaupoko on the island of Oahu. In the Hawaiian language, kneohe means "bamboo man" The population was 37,430 at the 2020 census. The commercial center of the town is spread mostly along Kamehameha Highway. Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden and the new Hawaii National Veterans Cemetery are also of note. The only commercial crop of any consequence in the area is banana. It was originally an agricultural area for the growing of taro and sweet potatoes. It is located at 21°2433N 157°4757W (21.409200, -157.799084). Nearby towns include Kailua to the east, reached either by Kneo he Bay Drive (State Rte 630) or Kame hameha. Highway (state Rte 83), the former also providing a connection to Marine Corps Base Hawaii, and the latter connecting to Interstate H-3 and (at Castle Junction) Pali Junction. The total area is 22.5 square miles (22 km²), of which 6.6 square. miles (17 km²) is land and 1.9 square miles. (4.9 km 2) is water. The first three exits on the windward side of I-3 east (north) bound access Kneehe.

History

Kneohe was home to the early rulers of the Hawaiian Kingdom and consisted of 30 royal fishponds. It was originally an agricultural area for the growing of taro and sweet potatoes. It is now a popular tourist destination in Oahu, Hawaii, with a population of around 20,000. The area is also known as the birthplace of the first Hawaiian king, Kamehameha I. It has been the site of numerous archaeological discoveries, including the remains of the original Hawaiian king and his wife, Queen Liliuokalani, as well as some of the oldest buildings in the Hawaiian Islands. The town is located on the east coast of the island of Oahu and was once known as "Kaneohe" or "Keneohe", which means "the island of the fish" in Hawaiian. The word "kneo" means "fish pond" and means "a place where the fish live" in the language of the native Hawaiian people. It also means "to fish" and "keo" which means 'to fish' or "to catch fish, or to fish for food. Kneo' means "knee" and is the name of a type of fish that was used by the early Hawaiian rulers. The name of the town is still used today as a reference to the fish ponds in the area, and is also used to refer to the area as a place of origin for the Hawaiian name, "Kamehimehime".

Geography

Kneohe is located at 21°2433N 157°4757W (21.409200, -157.799084). Nearby towns include Kailua to the east, and Kamehameha Highway (State Rte. 83) to the north. The first three exits on the windward side of Interstate H-3 east (north) bound access Kaneohe. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.5 square miles (22 km²) of which 6.6 sq miles (17 km²), is land and 1.9sq miles (4.9km²) is water. The total area is 22.80% water, consisting of a portion of Kneo he Bay included in the census tract. Kneehe has a tropical steppe climate. It is located on the island of Oahu, the most populated island in the Hawaiian Islands. The island is home to the Marine Corps Base Hawaii, which is located in the town of Kaneohe, on Oahu's Big Island. The town has a population of about 2,000. It has a latitude and longitude of 21.4°N, and a height of 157.7°W. The area has a rainfall of 1.2 inches (5.4 m) per year. It also has a dry climate, with an average monthly rainfall of 0.7 inches (1.2 mm).

Demographics

As of the 2000 Census, there were 34,970 people, 10,976 households, and 8,682 families residing in Kneohe. There were 11,472 housing units at an average density of 1,745.5 per square mile (673.9/km²) The racial makeup of the CDP was 20.49% White, 0.81% Black,0.20% Native American, 38.48% Asian, 11.44% Pacific Islander, and 27.90% from two or more races. 7.21% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. The median household income was in 2000 was $66,006, and the median family income was $71,316. The per capita income for the C DP was $23,476. 6.1% of those under the age of 18 and 4.2% of people 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The average household size was 3.14 and the average family size was3.48. The population density was 5,320.7 inhabitants per squaremile (2,054.3/ km²). The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there are 96.1 males. For each 100 females age 18 and over, there is 93.2 males. The city has a population density of 5,000 people per square kilometer (1,500 people/square mile) and a median age of 38.5 years.

Government and infrastructure

The Honolulu Police Department operates the Kaneohe Substation. The station is located on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. It is located at the base of a hill known as the "Kaneohe Lookout" The station was built in the early 1900s. It was the first police station in the Hawaiian Islands. It has been in operation since the early 1950s. The substation was built to house the Hawaii Police Department's Oahu Station. It opened in 1961. It's located on Oahu's north shore, near the shore of the Hawaiian island of Hanauma Bay. It closed in the 1980s after a fire destroyed the station's roof. It reopened in the mid-1990s and has been operational ever since. It serves as a base of operations for the Oahu Police Department and the Honolulu County Sheriff's Office. It also serves as the base for the Honolulu Fire Department's Kaneoge Substation, which is on the south side of the O'ahu Fault Line. The Kaneohee Substation was established in the 1970s and is located in the center of Kaneoheni. The O'Hare Police Department also operates a substation in the area, which serves as an entry point for the Hawaii National Guard. It began in the late 1980s and operates until the early 1990s, when it was decommissioned. It remains in operation to this day. It provides a police station for the city of Honolulu and its surrounding areas.

Education

Elementary schools in Kaneohe CDP include Heeia, Kneohe, Kapunahala, Reverend Benjamin Parker, and Phala. James B. Castle High School is in the CDP. There is the Hakipuu Learning Center, a public charter school for grades 7 through 12. Hawaii Pacific University operates its Windward Hawaii Loa campus on Kamehameha Highway near Castle Junction.Windward Community College, part of the state college system, is located on the south side of central Kneehe. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu operates St. Ann Catholic School, K-8, in Heeian CDP but with a Kaneehe address. The Hawaii Department of Education operates the public schools. The private schools are Huakailani School for Girls (K-8), Koolau Baptist Academy, St Mark Lutheran School, and Windward Nazarene Academy. The state college is located in the town of Kneoehe, on the island of Oahu, in the state of Hawaii. The town is home to the University of Hawaii at O'ahu, which has a campus in Kailua-Kona. The UH campus is on the north side of the town, near the village of Kailaua. The University of Honolulu also has a college campus in the city of O'oele, on O'Oleo, in Hawaii's Big Island. The campus is known as the "Hawaii University of the Pacific".

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Kaneohe, Honolulu County, Hawaii = 65.7. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 48. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 80. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Kaneohe = 9.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 37,430 individuals with a median age of 39.8 age the population dropped by -4.43% in Kaneohe, Honolulu County, Hawaii population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 5,720.62 residents per square mile of area (2,208.90/km²). There are average 3.07 people per household in the 10,738 households with an average household income of $85,521 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 5.90% of the available work force and has dropped -3.85% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 26.40%. The number of physicians in Kaneohe per 100,000 population = 288.1.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Kaneohe = 54 inches and the annual snowfall = 0 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 234. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 268. 82 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 65.3 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 51, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Kaneohe, Honolulu County, Hawaii which are owned by the occupant = 64.81%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 39 years with median home cost = $491,140 and home appreciation of -3.18%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $2.82 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,893 per student. There are 17.4 students for each teacher in the school, 545 students for each Librarian and 270 students for each Counselor. 8.42% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 19.76% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 9.77% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Kaneohe's population in Honolulu County, Hawaii of 2,055 residents in 1900 has increased 18,21-fold to 37,430 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 51.13% female residents and 48.87% male residents live in Kaneohe, Honolulu County, Hawaii.

    As of 2020 in Kaneohe, Honolulu County, Hawaii are married and the remaining 42.87% are single population.

  • 31.7 minutes is the average time that residents in Kaneohe require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    69.10% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 20.64% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 4.66% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.00% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Kaneohe, Honolulu County, Hawaii, 64.81% are owner-occupied homes, another 30.71% are rented apartments, and the remaining 4.49% are vacant.

  • The 32.10% of the population in Kaneohe, Honolulu County, Hawaii who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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