Kahului is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Hawaii. With a population of 28,219 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Kahului is the ninth largest community in Hawaii.
Housing costs in Kahului 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.
Kahului 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.
The citizens of Kahului are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.94% of adults in Kahului having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Kahului in 2018 was $30,400, which is lower middle income relative to Hawaii, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,600 for a family of four. However, Kahului contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kahului is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Kahului home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kahului residents report their race to be Asian, followed by Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Kahului include Portuguese, Irish, German, English, and Italian.
Kahului also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 33.56%.
The most common language spoken in Kahului is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages and Tagalog.