Hoolehua 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 2,897 people and just one neighborhood, Hoolehua is the 39th largest community in Hawaii.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Hoolehua 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
Hoolehua is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hoolehua is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hoolehua who work in teaching (12.62%), maintenance occupations (11.09%) and office and administrative support (9.83%).
A relatively large number of people in Hoolehua telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.96% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
One of the nice things about Hoolehua is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.