Hanapepe 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 2,771 people and just one neighborhood, Hanapepe is the 41st largest community in Hawaii.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Hanapepe are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Hawaii.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hanapepe is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hanapepe is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hanapepe who work in office and administrative support (16.06%), food service (9.62%) and sales jobs (9.27%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Hanapepe 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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.