10 Largest Cities in Hawaii

  • Honolulu (342,933)
  • East Honolulu (47,770)
  • Hilo (46,284)
  • Pearl City (46,129)
  • Waipahu (40,427)
  • Kailua (36,662)
  • Kaneohe (33,739)
  • Kahului (32,312)
  • Mililani Town (27,926)
  • Ewa Gentry (25,752)
The largest city in Hawaii is Honolulu with a population of 342,933. Kalaeloa is the fastest growing city in Hawaii over the past 10 years, having grown since 2010.
Rank Name 2020 Pop 2010 Census Change Density (km²)
1Honolulu342,933339,1431.12%2,187
2East Honolulu47,77049,914-4.30%801
3Hilo46,28443,2636.98%335
4Pearl City46,12947,698-3.29%1,955
5Waipahu40,42738,2165.79%5,889
6Kailua36,66238,635-5.11%1,823
7Kaneohe33,73934,597-2.48%1,995
8Kahului32,31226,33722.69%867
9Mililani Town27,92627,6291.07%2,689
10Ewa Gentry25,75222,69013.49%4,667
11Kihei21,87920,8814.78%902
12Kapolei21,47415,18641.41%2,004
13Makakilo20,92018,24814.64%2,116
14Mililani Mauka19,95521,039-5.15%1,937
15Schofield Barracks19,79616,37020.93%2,758
16Wahiawa17,42217,821-2.24%3,237
17Wailuku17,35415,31313.33%1,273
18Kailua15,26811,97527.50%165
19Ewa Beach14,71714,955-1.59%4,770
20Halawa14,64014,0144.47%2,384
21Royal Kunia14,44914,525-0.52%1,852
22Waianae14,05413,1776.66%1,013
23Ocean Pointe14,0378,36167.89%2,678
24Waimalu13,38413,730-2.52%2,822
25Lahaina13,10311,70411.95%650
26Nanakuli11,74212,666-7.30%1,517
27Waimea11,6879,21226.87%115
28Kalaoa11,6049,64420.32%114
29Waipio11,50811,674-1.42%3,550
30Hawaiian Paradise Park11,47911,4040.66%291
31Kaneohe Station11,0759,51716.37%971
32Maili10,7929,48813.74%2,427
33Kapaa10,54410,699-1.45%406
34Aiea9,4399,3381.08%2,194
35Hickam Housing9,2586,92033.79%776
36Holualoa9,1368,5387.00%267
37Waihee Waiehu8,8028,841-0.44%797
38Makaha8,7408,2785.58%1,389
39Ahuimanu8,2398,810-6.48%1,181
40Haiku Pauwela8,0618,118-0.70%197
41Pukalani7,7697,5742.57%795
42Makawao7,5707,1845.37%824
43Kula7,5416,45216.88%84
44Lihue7,3816,45514.35%427
45Napili Honokowai7,2587,261-0.04%1,079
46Ewa Villages7,1186,10816.54%2,441
47Waikele7,0627,479-5.58%2,478
48Waikoloa Village6,4126,3620.79%139
49Waimanalo6,1355,45112.55%544
50Laie6,1116,138-0.44%1,762
51Wailua Homesteads5,9005,18813.72%312
52Wailea5,6565,938-4.75%293
53Waipio Acres5,4435,2363.95%2,111
54Hanamaulu5,4223,83541.38%1,646
55Kalaheo5,2244,59513.69%576
56West Loch Estate5,1775,485-5.62%3,040
57Hawaiian Ocean View4,8914,43710.23%52
58Hawaiian Beaches4,7364,28010.65%75
59Heeia4,6694,963-5.92%584
60Pupukea4,6134,5511.36%518
61Kahaluu4,3394,738-8.42%481
62Whitmore Village4,2544,499-5.45%1,819
63Haleiwa4,0403,9701.76%683
64Kahaluu Keauhou4,0023,54912.76%276
65Cain Cook3,9873,42916.27%120
66Puhi3,9112,90634.58%1,699
67Waimanalo Beach3,8264,481-14.62%750
68Kaunakakai3,7193,4258.58%112
69Waialua3,5873,860-7.07%632
70Iroquois Point3,5503,3745.22%2,590
71Hauula3,5494,148-14.44%1,187
72Waikapu3,4832,96517.47%122
73Kekaha3,3943,537-4.04%1,307
74Ainaloa3,3422,96512.72%654
75Mountain View3,2693,924-16.69%23
76Volcano3,2182,57524.97%23
77Orchidlands Estates3,1972,81513.57%127
78Hawaiian Acres2,9812,70010.41%59
79Eleele2,9702,39024.27%1,479
80Hanapepe2,8702,6388.79%1,200
81Koloa2,8592,14433.35%882
82Lanai City2,8023,102-9.67%160
83Wailua2,7422,25421.65%717
84Kilauea2,5792,803-7.99%200
85Keaau2,4932,25310.65%374
86Honaunau Napoopoo2,4572,567-4.29%25
87Paia2,4122,668-9.60%152
88Wheeler Afb2,3911,63446.33%356
89Honokaa2,3012,2581.90%702
90Keokea2,2511,61239.64%47
91Kahuku2,2452,614-14.12%900
92Lawai2,2112,363-6.43%210
93Anahola2,1752,223-2.16%228
94Honalo2,1622,423-10.77%28
95Maunawili2,0232,040-0.83%427
96Nanawale Estates1,9951,42639.90%352
97Waimea1,9521,8555.23%407
98Princeville1,9522,158-9.55%312
99Kealakekua1,8892,019-6.44%101
100Mokuleia1,8071,811-0.22%479
101Pahala1,8041,35633.04%832
102Kualapuu1,7712,027-12.63%23
103Kapaau1,7701,7342.08%238
104Leilani Estates1,7081,5609.49%163
105Makaha Valley1,6361,34122.00%153
106Ko Olina1,6251,799-9.67%581
107Fern Acres1,6011,5046.45%91
108Pepeekeo1,5361,789-14.14%496
109Omao1,4451,30111.07%440
110Wainaku1,3581,22410.95%397
111Kurtistown1,3191,2981.62%86
112Hawi1,3121,08121.37%429
113Punaluu1,1861,1641.89%287
114Kaaawa1,1811,379-14.36%572
115Discovery Harbour1,14094920.13%124
116Papaikou1,0521,314-19.94%279
117Poipu9959791.63%150
118Haliimaile9779641.35%109
119Naalehu97286612.24%173
120Hana9561,235-22.59%35
121Mahinahina9548808.41%55
122Kaanapali9221,045-11.77%72
123Olinda9201,084-15.13%47
124Pahoa896945-5.19%158
125Puako88477214.51%33
126Kaumakani87474916.69%356
127Fern Forest819931-12.03%25
128Eden Roc799942-15.18%48
129Paauilo6275955.38%233
130Halaula62646933.48%91
131Paukaa56942533.88%516
132Launiupoko536588-8.84%39
133Laupahoehoe508581-12.56%92
134Waikane482778-38.05%27
135Honomu424509-16.70%359
136Ualapue368425-13.41%45
137Maunaloa365376-2.93%191
138Kukuihaele3493363.87%79
139Kapalua336353-4.82%27
140Pakala Village2942940.00%47
141Waiohinu29021336.15%82
142Hanalei267450-40.67%152
143Kawela Bay249330-24.55%165
144Maalaea221352-37.22%17
145Kalihiwai198428-53.74%29
146Wainiha171318-46.23%27
147Makena1687
148Haena157431-63.57%42
149Olowalu9312
150Manele248
151Kalaeloa1420

Top 151 Cities in Hawaii by Population

Hawaii has 0 cities with more than a million people, 1 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 32 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Hawaii is Honolulu, with a population of 345,165 people.

Hawaii is unique in that there are no separately incorporated cities in the state. The only incorporated city is Honolulu, which serves as both a city and a county. There are, however, census-designated places throughout the island, which each have their own set of population data. In total, there are over 352,000 people that reside in Honolulu. Finding out more about additional residents can be done by looking at the CDP data.

After Honolulu, East Honolulu is the most populous CDP in Hawaii. However, Honolulu is the only place that has a population that exceeds 100,000. Rounding out the top most-populated areas is Pearl City, Hilo, and Kailua, each of which have populations that are in the tens of thousands. The least populated CDP is Manel, which has a population of just 29 people. Three additional CDPs have populations of less than 100, which there are numerous other areas that have populations that fall under 1,000.

Map of Cities in Hawaii

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates