Overview for Aiea, HI

9,527 people live in Aiea, where the median age is 40.9 and the average individual income is $42,469. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

40.9 years

Median Age


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Average individual Income

Aiea: A Blend of Serenity and Convenience

A welcoming community nestled near the heart of Oahu

Positioned along the southern shore of Oahu, just west of Honolulu, Aiea is a tranquil yet convenient neighborhood that offers a peaceful retreat with quick access to urban amenities. Overlooking the serene Pearl Harbor, Aiea is rich in history and offers a blend of residential, commercial, and recreational spaces. Its name, "Aiea," is derived from a native Hawaiian plant.

Historically, Aiea played a role during the events of World War II due to its proximity to Pearl Harbor. Today, it stands as a harmonious community known for its well-maintained parks, shopping centers, and a mix of residential housing options.

The real estate landscape in Aiea ranges from single-family homes to townhouses and condominiums, offering a variety of living styles. The architectural designs here encompass a mix of traditional Hawaiian, modern, and colonial styles.

What to Love

  • Scenic views of Pearl Harbor and the Pacific Ocean
  • A quiet, residential atmosphere with easy access to urban conveniences
  • The blend of historical significance and modern living

Local Lifestyle

Aiea offers a laid-back lifestyle with a touch of urban convenience. The Pearlridge Center is a popular destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment. The community also prides itself on having well-maintained parks such as Aiea Bay State Recreation Area and Keaiwa Heiau State Recreation Area, which provide outdoor spaces for residents to enjoy.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

A variety of dining options await in Aiea, from local eateries to international cuisines. Forty Niner Restaurant is a beloved spot for breakfast, while Big City Diner provides a hearty menu in a friendly atmosphere. The Pearlridge Center offers a plethora of shopping and dining venues, making it a one-stop destination for leisure and entertainment.

Things to Do

Exploring the historical sites such as the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor is a must. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking trails like the Aiea Loop Trail, which offers stunning views of the harbor and the surrounding areas. Golf aficionados will appreciate the Pearl Country Club, known for its well-kept golf course and scenic vistas.


Aiea, with its serene ambiance, rich history, and the convenience of modern living, provides a balanced lifestyle for its residents, making it a cherished locale on the island of Oahu.

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Nearby in Aiea, HI

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

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Franny's Hawaiian Frest Fruit Ice Pops, Cat Cafe MOFF Pearlridge Center, and Aloha Creamery.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.95 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.2 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.72 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.13 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.81 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.02 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Aiea, HI

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The following schools are within or nearby Aiea. 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.
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Alvah A Scott Elementary School
PreK - 6th
9th - 12th
St Elizabeth Elementary School
K - 8th
No rating available

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