Kaunakakai 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 3,606 people and just one neighborhood, Kaunakakai is the 36th largest community in Hawaii.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Kaunakakai 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
Kaunakakai is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kaunakakai is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kaunakakai who work in teaching (15.38%), management occupations (13.34%) and personal care services (8.71%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Kaunakakai 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.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.86 minutes getting to work every day.