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Hana, Hawaii


Hana, Hawaii

Hāna, Hawaii
Census-designated place
Aerial view of Hana, Maui
Aerial view of Hana, Maui
Location in Maui County and the state of Hawaii
Location in Maui County and the state of Hawaii
Country United States
State Hawaii
County Maui
 • Total 11.7 sq mi (30.3 km2)
 • Land 10.5 sq mi (27.3 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
Elevation 128 ft (39 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,235
 • Density 110/sq mi (41/km2)
Time zone Hawaii-Aleutian (UTC-10)
ZIP code 96713
Area code(s) 808
FIPS code 15-11350
GNIS feature ID 0359013

Hāna is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. The population was 1,235 at the 2010 census.[1] Hana is located at the eastern end of the island of Maui and is one of the most isolated communities in the state. It is reached mainly via the Hana Highway, a long, winding, 52-mile-long (84 km) highway along Maui's northern shore.


  • History 1
  • Geography and climate 2
  • Demographics 3
  • Points of interest 4
  • Popular culture 5
  • Health care 6
  • Notable residents 7
  • Gallery 8
  • References 9
  • External links 10


The ancient district of Hāna
The modern district of Hāna

Like most of Hawaii, Hana was probably first settled between 500 and 800 AD by Polynesian peoples.[2]

The first sugar plantation in the area was established by

  • Hana Tour

External links

  1. ^ a b "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Hana CDP, Hawaii". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 28, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Hana Chronology". Retrieved November 24, 2012. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Hana CDP, Hawaii". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 28, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Hana". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  7. ^ Orlean, Susan. "Life's Swell". Outside. Retrieved September 12, 2002. 
  8. ^ "Hana Health Clinic". Retrieved 10 October 2014. 


Hana, Hawaii
Hana Beach Park 
Hamoa Beach 
'Hana Maui Coast',
by Charles W. Bartlett (1920) 


Notable residents

Although not technically a hospital or emergency room, Hana Health Clinic (or Hana Medical Center), works in cooperation with American Medical Response and Maui Memorial Medical Center to stabilize and transport patients with emergent medical conditions. It is open 24/7 for urgent care and emergency access. The facility also offers routine physical exams, acute care, chronic disease management (heart disease, diabetes, asthma), cancer screening (PAP smears, mammograms, prostate and colon), routine gynecology, family planning services, basic laboratory and x-ray, on-site medication dispensary, and referrals for specialty care.[8]

Health care

Hana's surfing culture was profiled by writer Susan Orlean in Outside magazine in 1998, inspiring the 2002 film Blue Crush.[7]

Popular culture

Hale O Pi' Ilani Heiau, an ancient heiau temple platform near Honomaele Gulch.

Points of interest

As of 2000, the median income for a household in the CDP was $50,833, and the median income for a family was $54,167. Males had a median income of $26,146 versus $22,969 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,672. About 5.6% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.4% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2010, in the CDP the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35.2 years. For every 100 females there were 105.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.9 males.

As of 2010, there were 390 households out of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.6% were headed by married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.4% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.7% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.17, and the average family size was 3.99.

As of the census[6] of 2010,[1] Hana had 1,235 residents, 390 households, and 252 families residing in the CDP. The 2010 population density was 105.6 people per square mile (40.8 people per square kilometer). There were 506 housing units at an average density of 48.2/sq mi. The racial makeup of the CDP was 22.2% White, 0.1% African American, 0.1% American Indian and Alaska Native, 5.0% Asian, 29.1% Pacific Islander, 0.8% from some other race, and 42.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.8% of the population.


Climate data for Hana
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 78
Average low °F (°C) 65
Precipitation inches (mm) 7.96
Source: Weatherbase [5]

Hana's climate is hot and wet year round, typical of a tropical rainforest.

Near Hana are natural areas and several swimming holes in the Haleakala National Park.

According to the United States Census Bureau, this CDP has a total area of 11.7 square miles (30.3 km2), of which 10.5 square miles (27.3 km2) is land and 1.2 square miles (3.0 km2), 9.77%, is water.[4]

Hana is located at (20.770017, −155.994179).[3] The Hana Airport offers flights with regular service to the Big Island, Kahului, and Oahu.

Geography and climate

The winding, famously scenic Hana Highway was completed in 1926. Originally paved with gravel, it provided the first land vehicle access to the town. Hana's population peaked in the first half of the twentieth century, with a population of about 3500.[2]


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