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Kihei

Kihei, Hawaii

  •   State: 
    Hawaii
      County: 
    Maui County
      City: 
    Kihei
      County FIPS: 
    15009
      Coordinates: 
    20°45′33″N 156°27′26″W
      Area total: 
    11.75 sq mi (30.42 km²)
      Area land: 
    9.36 sq mi (24.25 km²)
      Area water: 
    2.38 sq mi (6.17 km²)
      Elevation: 
    10 ft (3 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    20,7334
      Longitude: 
    -156,4469
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI
      Timezone: 
    Hawaii–Aleutian Standard Time (HST) UTC-10:00; Hawaii does not observe daylight saving time.
      ZIP codes: 
    96753
      GMAP: 

    Kihei, Maui County, Hawaii, United States

  •   Population: 
    21,423
      Population density: 
    2,287.80 residents per square mile of area (883.36/km²)
      Household income: 
    $59,269
      Households: 
    7,451
      Unemployment rate: 
    9.20%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    4.00%
      Income taxes: 
    8.25%

Kihei (Hawaiian: Khei, pronounced [tihj) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. It is considered to be the South Side of Maui, located on the leeward side of Haleakala. The climate is arid, receiving no more than 10 inches (250 mm) of rain per year. The Kihei Junction Park and Ride lot is a frequently-used commuter parking lot at the corner of highway 310 (North Kihei Road) and highway 30 (Honoapi'ilani Highway) There is no public bus service that stops here; however, it is located near Ma 'alaea Harbor Village, where there is a public transportation stop. It's primarily used for hikers, bicyclists and ride sharers looking for a meeting place that is centrally located between Kihei, Lahaina and Wailuku. Kihei is home to the Maui High Performance Computing Center (MHPCC), which is overseen by the Air Force Air Force Optical and Supercomputing Center (AFOS) Kihei was named for NCAA champion basketball player and NCAA Division I basketball champion I.V. Clark, who was named after his father, William Clark, the director of the Kihei Division of Athletics at the University of Virginia. The population of the CDP was 21,423 at the 2020 census, and is expected to grow to 22,000 by the end of the decade.

Geography

Kihei is the primary city name, but also Wailea are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is Kihei, Hawaii. Kihei is located at 20°4533N 156°2726W (20.759122, 156.457228). It is considered to be the South Side of Maui, located on the leeward side of Haleakala. The climate is arid, receiving no more than 10 inches (250 mm) of rain per year. The CDP has a total area of 11.7 square miles (30.2 km²), of which 9.3square miles (24.0 km²) is land and 2.4square miles ("6.2km²") is water. It has a population of 2,816. It is located in the state of Hawaii, and is part of the Maui County, Hawaii, Division of the Hawaiian Islands. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the CDP's population to be 2,716. The area has a land area of 9.4 square miles, or 24.0km², and a water area of 20.44 square miles. The town has a climate of arid to semi-arid desert with no rain in excess of 10 inches per year, and an average of 250mm of rain in a year. Its climate is very dry, with an average annual rainfall of 250 mm (7.5 inches) or less. The city is located on a volcanic island, which is a part of Hawaii's Big Island. It lies on the eastern side of the Big Island, on the north side of a mountain range.

Landmarks and locations

The Kihei Junction Park and Ride lot is a frequently-used commuter parking lot. There is no public bus service that stops here, but there is a public transportation stop near Ma 'alaea Harbor Village. It's primarily used for hikers, bicyclists and ride sharers looking for a meeting place that is centrally located between Kihei, Lahaina and Wailuku. There's no charge to park; the lot is unattended. The lot is located at the corner of highway 310 (North Kihei Road) and highway 30 (Honoapi'ilani Highway) at coordinates 20.8099479,156.51417.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 16,749 people, 6,170 households, and 3,813 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,648.6 inhabitants per square mile (636.5/km²). There were 9,170 housing units at an average density of 902.6 per squaremile (348.5 /km²) The racial makeup of the C DP was 47.76% White, 6.74% African American, 0.48% Native American, 24.72% Asian, 7.85% Pacific Islander, 1.58% from other races, and 16.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.52% of the population. The median income for a household in theCDP was $46,215, and the median income. for a family was $50,738. The per capita income was $21,591. About 7.0% of families and 10.1% of people were below the poverty line, including 8.8% of those under age 18 and 5.1%. The CDP is home to the New York Mets, the New Jersey Devils, and New York City FC. The New York Yankees play the Giants in the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 26, 2014. The Giants are the defending champions of the New England Conference and the National Football League. The Mets are the top-ranked team in the NFC.

Attractions

The Kihei Aquatic Center hosts swim meets and other aquatic activities. The center is located in the center of Kihei, a city in the island of Honshu. It is located near the Kihei Beach, which is popular with surfers and swimmers. It also hosts a number of other activities, such as swimming and other water sports.

Research

Several research facilities are located in Kihei, including the main offices for the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. The Maui Research and Technology Park is home to the Maui High Performance Computing Center (MHPCC) and the Pacific Disaster Center. The Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing observatory (AMOS) is overseen by the Air Force. Bayer Crop Science seed operations are also based in Maui. Maui is the location of the U.S. Air Force's Maui Air and Space Center, which has a fleet of F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets and F-16 fighter jets based on the Hawaiian island of Maui, as well as other military aircraft. The Hawaiian Islands are home to a number of national parks and national marine sanctuaries, including those for the humpback whale and the endangered Hawaiian sea otters. The island is also the site of the Pacific Remote Sensing Center, a center for remote sensing of marine life. The University of Hawaii at Maui also has a research center on the island, which was founded by the University of Hawai'i in the early 20th century. The MHPCC was founded in the 1950s and is the home to Maui's first supercomputing center. The U.N. Office of Science and Technology is based on Maui; it was established in the 1960s. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is based in the town of Kihei; it has offices in Oahu, Maui and O'ahu.

Economy

Major employers in Kihei include Safeway, Monsanto, the Hawai'i Department of Education, the Kihei Canoe Club, Keller Williams Realty Maui, Goodfellow Bros., Fred's Mexican Cafe, and NextHome Pacific Properties. Kihei is located on the island of Maui in the central part of the island. The town has a population of around 2,000. The Kihei area is home to the Maui Canoe club, which has been in existence since the early 1900s. The city is also home to Next home Pacific Properties, which was founded in the 1950s. It is located at the intersection of Kihei Road and Kailua Road, and is known for its beachfront views and scenic views of the Hawaiian Islands. It also has a number of small businesses, such as a grocery store, a bank, and a real estate agency. The village is located close to the town of Wailua-Kona, which is on the main island of Kaua'i, and the island's largest island, O'ahu, on the other side of the Haleakalani Highway, which runs through the town. The community is also known as the "Pearl of the Islands" because of its rocky, mountainous terrain. It was the site of the first recorded human migration to the Hawaiian islands in the 17th century. It has been home to a variety of cultural institutions, including the Hawaiian Museum of Natural History and the Hawaiian School of Music, which dates back to the 16th Century.

Namesakes

University of Virginia basketball player and NCAA Division I champion Kihei Clark was named for Kihei, where his father proposed to his mother. Kihei is a native of the town of Kihei in the island nation of Honshu, Japan. He is the son of a former U.S. Marine and a former member of the U.V. women's basketball team. He also has a brother, Kihei Jr., who was born in Kihei and is also a U.VA basketball player. He was named after Kihei's father, who proposed to him at the same place his mother did. He has a sister, Kihei, who was also born in the town. He and his brother have a son, Kihee Jr., and a daughter, Kihea, who is also named Kihei. They have two sons, both of whom are also basketball players. They were born in 2009 and 2010. They play for the University of Virginia's men's and women's teams. They also played for the UVA women's team in 2011 and 2012. They won the NCAA D-I Division I basketball championship in 2011. They are both still playing for the Virginia men's team. They will play in the 2014-15 season. They hope to win the NCAA men's championship in 2015-16. They would also like to win it again in 2016-17, if they can qualify for the NCAA women's tournament. They want to be the first UVA team to do so.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Kihei, Maui County, Hawaii = 95.4. 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 52. 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 99. 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 Kihei = 9.9 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 21,423 individuals with a median age of 38.4 age the population grows by 17.71% in Kihei, Maui County, Hawaii population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,287.80 residents per square mile of area (883.36/km²). There are average 2.63 people per household in the 7,451 households with an average household income of $59,269 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 9.20% of the available work force and has dropped -5.68% 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 19.44%. The number of physicians in Kihei per 100,000 population = 198.7.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Kihei = 13.4 inches and the annual snowfall = 0 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 36. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 276. 74 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 53.2 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 53, 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 Kihei, Maui County, Hawaii which are owned by the occupant = 32.48%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 22 years with median home cost = $435,700 and home appreciation of -11.18%. 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 $2.65 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.

  • Kihei's population in Maui County, Hawaii of 1,562 residents in 1900 has increased 13,72-fold to 21,423 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 48.88% female residents and 51.12% male residents live in Kihei, Maui County, Hawaii.

    As of 2020 in Kihei, Maui County, Hawaii are married and the remaining 48.93% are single population.

  • 23.8 minutes is the average time that residents in Kihei 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.

    75.73% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 11.72% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.48% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 4.35% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Kihei, Maui County, Hawaii, 32.48% are owner-occupied homes, another 34.17% are rented apartments, and the remaining 33.35% are vacant.

  • The 42.89% of the population in Kihei, Maui County, Hawaii who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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