Haleiwa is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Hawaii. With a population of 4,134 people and just one neighborhood, Haleiwa is the 31st largest community in Hawaii.
Real Estate Prices
Haleiwa home prices are not only among the most expensive in Hawaii, but Haleiwa real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Haleiwa is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Haleiwa is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Haleiwa who work in sales jobs (12.24%), food service (10.15%) and teaching (8.22%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Haleiwa. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Also of interest is that Haleiwa has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Haleiwa is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Despite being a small town, Haleiwa has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.