Kalaheo 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 4,827 people and just one neighborhood, Kalaheo is the 29th largest community in Hawaii.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Kalaheo 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
Kalaheo is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Kalaheo is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kalaheo who work in office and administrative support (15.16%), food service (14.03%) and sales jobs (12.30%).
Of important note, Kalaheo is also a town of artists. Kalaheo has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Kalaheo’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Kalaheo 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.
Even though Kalaheo is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.