Honolulu

Overview for Honolulu, HI

351,554 people live in Honolulu, where the median age is 42.1 and the average individual income is $41,571. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

351,554

Total Population

42.1 years

Median Age

High

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

$41,571

Average individual Income

Honolulu: The Charming Capital of the Aloha State

A city where modern sophistication meets tropical serenity

Nestled on the southern shore of the island of Oahu, Honolulu, the capital city of Hawaii, is a vibrant blend of natural beauty and urban sophistication. Known for its scenic landscapes, historical landmarks, and cultural diversity, Honolulu is the political, economic, and cultural heart of the Hawaiian Islands. The city's history is as colorful as its tropical setting, with roots tracing back to ancient Hawaiian kings, followed by an influx of immigrants from across the globe, each enriching the city's unique cultural tapestry.

The real estate realm in Honolulu offers a diverse array of options ranging from luxurious oceanfront estates to modern condominiums and historic homes. The city's architecture is a pleasing mix of traditional Hawaiian styles, colonial structures, and modern designs.

What to Love

  • The warm, tropical climate and stunning natural scenery
  • A rich, multicultural heritage reflected in the city's festivals, food, and art
  • The blend of urban conveniences with easy access to beautiful beaches and hiking trails

Local Lifestyle

Honolulu is a city that never seems to sleep, with its bustling business districts, vibrant nightlife, and plethora of dining and shopping venues. The Ala Moana Center, one of the world's largest open-air shopping centers, offers a premier shopping experience. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the city’s numerous parks, hiking trails like the Manoa Falls Trail, and of course, the inviting beaches.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The culinary scene in Honolulu is a gastronomic adventure with a mix of traditional Hawaiian dishes, international cuisines, and modern fusion fare. Trendy eateries, fine-dining establishments, and local food trucks abound. The city's arts and culture scene is equally vibrant with venues like the Honolulu Museum of Art and Hawaii Theatre Center.

Things to Do

Exploring the historical Iolani Palace, hiking up the Diamond Head Crater, and basking in the sun at Waikiki Beach are just a few of the myriad activities to indulge in. The annual Aloha Festivals celebrate Hawaii's heritage, and the Honolulu Marathon is a testament to the city’s active spirit.

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Other Areas to Explore on Oahu Island, Hawaii

Hawaii Kai

A serene marina town embodying the gentle island breeze, Hawaii Kai offers a peaceful retreat from the city's hustle while still being close to modern conveniences. The blend of waterfront homes, shopping centers, and outdoor recreational activities makes Hawaii Kai a desirable locale for families and nature enthusiasts. Explore our Hawaii Kai Area Guide or Search Houses for Sale In Hawaii Kai

Kaneohe

Nestled between emerald mountains and azure shores, Kaneohe is a lush paradise where tranquility reigns. This tropical haven offers a range of outdoor adventures, from hiking the Ko'olau Range to kayaking in the calm waters of Kaneohe Bay. Explore our Kaneohe Area Guide or Search Homes for Sale in Kaneohe 

Waikiki

The bustling heart of Honolulu, Waikiki is famous for its iconic beach, high-rise hotels, and vibrant nightlife. This area is a hub of activity with endless dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Explore our Waikiki Area Guide or Search Homes & Condos For Sale in Waikiki 

Manoa

Home to the University of Hawaii at Manoa, this verdant valley is a blend of academic vigor and natural beauty. Manoa's residential areas are peaceful, and the locale is known for its historic homes and proximity to hiking trails. Explore our Manoa Area Guide or Search Homes for Sale in Manoa

Kaka'ako

An urban paradise, Kaka'ako is a trendy neighborhood known for its modern condominiums, chic boutiques, and the monthly Honolulu Night Market. The area's murals, created during the annual POW! WOW! Hawaii festival, add a splash of color to the urban landscape. Explore our Kaka'ako Area Guide

Aiea

A suburban area offering a range of housing options, shopping venues like the Pearlridge Center, and abundant recreational facilities. Its close proximity to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam makes it a convenient location for military families. Explore our Aiea Area Guide

Diamond Head

An upscale neighborhood nestled around the iconic Diamond Head Crater, this area is known for its luxurious homes, scenic beauty, and close proximity to Waikiki and Kahala. The Diamond Head State Monument hiking trail offers breathtaking views of Honolulu and the Pacific Ocean. Explore our Diamond Head Area Guide

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Nearby in Honolulu, HI

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

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Car-Dependent
Walking Score
6
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
50
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Ding Tea UH Campus Center, 'Ōiwi Ocean Gear, and PD Gift Shop.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.51 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.34 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.57 miles 24 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.26 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.03 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.2 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Honolulu, HI

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The following schools are within or nearby Honolulu. 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
4/5
Pearl Harbor Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
Moanalua Middle School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
Kalihi Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Pauoa Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Linapuni Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Princess Miriam K Likelike Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Lanakila Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Prince David Kawananakoa Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Kalihi Waena Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Queen Kaahumanu Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Mayor Joseph J Fern Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Governor Wallace Rider Farrington High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Voyager - A Public Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Myron B. Thompson Academy - A New Century PCS
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Kaimuki Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Chaminade University Montessori Lab School-L Rober
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
St Francis School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Pacific Buddhist Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
St John The Baptist Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Damien Memorial School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Manoa Japanese Language School
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Moanalua Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Major General William R Shafter Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Salt Lake Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Kalihi Kai Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Princess Victoria Kaiulani Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Aliamanu Middle School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
Waikiki Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Royal Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
President Theodore Roosevelt High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Puuhale Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Nuuanu Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Manoa Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
King William Lunalilo Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Maemae Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
President Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
King Liholiho Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Prince Jonah Kuhio Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Hokulani Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Aliiolani Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Halau Ku Mana - A New Century PCS
PUBLIC
4th - 12th
2/5
Variety School Of Hawaii
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Hawaii Baptist Academy
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Kawaiaha'o Church School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Mid Pacific Institute
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Accelerations Learning Center
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Aliamanu Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
President George Washington Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Waialae Elementary - PCS
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
President William McKinley High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Kahala Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
William P Jarrett Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Ala Wai Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Hongwanji Mission School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Navy Hale Keiki School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
La Pietra Hawaii School For Girls
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
The St Andrews Schools
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Hawaiian Mission Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Princess Ruth Keelikolani Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Hawaii School for the Deaf and Blind
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
King David Kalakaua Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Mayor John H Wilson Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Robert Louis Stevenson Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Palolo Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Noelani Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Kauluwela Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Kapalama Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Kalihi Uka Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Kaimuki Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
President Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Kaewai Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
University Laboratory School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
School for Examining Essential Questions of Sustainability
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Hawaii Baptist Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Montessori Community School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
St Philomena Early Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Waolani Judd Nazarene School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Hawaiian Mission Academy Ka Lama Iki
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Red Hill Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5

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