Ahuimanu, Hawaii

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Ahuimanu, Hawaii
Census-designated place
Ahuimanu looking towards Kaneohe Bay
Ahuimanu looking towards Kaneohe Bay
Location in Honolulu County and the state of Hawaii
Location in Honolulu County and the state of Hawaii
Coordinates: 21°26′36″N 157°50′24″W / 21.44333°N 157.84000°W / 21.44333; -157.84000Coordinates: 21°26′36″N 157°50′24″W / 21.44333°N 157.84000°W / 21.44333; -157.84000
Country United States
State Hawaii
Area
 • Total 2.7 sq mi (7.0 km2)
 • Land 2.7 sq mi (7.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 82 ft (25 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 8,810
 • Density 3,300/sq mi (1,300/km2)
Time zone Hawaii-Aleutian (UTC-10)
Area code(s) 808
FIPS code 15-00400
GNIS feature ID 0358445

Ahuimanu is a census-designated place (CDP) in the City & County of Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, on the island of Oahu. In Hawaiian ʻāhui-manu means "cluster of birds".

Ahuimanu is spread out beneath the steep windward pali (cliff face) of the Koolau mountain and separated by a low ridge from Heeia Kea. Thus, this area is mostly inland and not directly on Kaneohe Bay. However, one neighborhood spreads over the ridge and along Kamehameha Highway where there is private access to the bay shore. Proximity to the pali gives the place a generally wet climate. As of the 2010 Census, this largely residential area had a population of 8,810.[1] A small commercial mall is located here across the highway from the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, a large cemetery noted for its Byodo-In Temple.

The U.S. postal code for Ahuimanu is 96744.

Geography[edit]

Ahuimanu is located at 21°26′36″N 157°50′24″W / 21.44333°N 157.84000°W / 21.44333; -157.84000 (21.443273, -157.840111).[2] Nearby communities include Heeia and Kaneohe to the south along State Route 83 (the Kahekili Highway), and Kahaluu, with which it merges to the north.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2), all land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 8,506 people, 2,591 households, and 2,204 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 4,745.1 people per square mile (1,834.7/km²). There were 2,681 housing units at an average density of 1,495.6 per square mile (578.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 22.27% White, 0.95% Black or African American, 0.14% Native American, 34.72% Asian, 9.85% Pacific Islander, 0.66% from other races, and 31.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.12% of the population.

There were 2,591 households out of which 41.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.9% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.9% were non-families. 10.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.28 and the average family size was 3.51.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $71,732, and the median income for a family was $74,788. Males had a median income of $47,910 versus $37,929 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $25,381. About 2.8% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under the age of 18 and 1.4% of those 65 and older.

Education[edit]

Ahuimanu Elementary School
Address
47-470 Hui Aeko Place
Kaneohe, Hawaii, 96744
USA
Information
Type Public elementary school
Established 1973
School district Windward Oahu
Principal Randolph Scoville
Faculty 50
Grades K-6
Enrollment 400
Mascot Kolea
Newspaper Kani Kolea newsletter
Website

Ahuimanu Elementary School is a public, coeducational grade school of the Hawai'i State Department of Education that serves around 400 students in grades K-6. It is located in the community of Temple Valley, Ahuimanu in the ahupua'a of Kāne'ohe near the Ko'olau mountains on the island of Oahu.

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