The 10 Hawaii Cities With The Largest Latino Population For 2022


We scoured the internet to determine the towns and cities in Hawaii that have the largest Hispanic/Latino population in 2022.

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The Latino and Hispanic community is one of the fastest growing communities in America this decade.

According to the most recent American Community Survey, there are now some 6.3M more Hispanics living in America than in 2010.

That's the largest absolute growth and a 14.9% increase. The percentage growth is the third largest percentage change for any race according to the Census's race and ethnicity definition.

But how has the increase impacted Hawaii? Where cities and towns in Hawaii have seen the greatest increase in it's Hispanic population?

Turns out there's been a 32.2% increase in the Hispanic population in Hawaii.

The 10 Cities In Hawaii With The Largest Hispanic Population For 2022

  1. Schofield Barracks
  2. Waianae
  3. Maili
  4. Napili-Honokowai
  5. Haiku-Pauwela
  6. West Loch Estate
  7. Makaha
  8. Wahiawa
  9. Ewa Beach
  10. Hickam Housing

What's the city in Hawaii with the largest hispanic/latino population? Schofield Barracks took the number one over all spot for the largest Hispanic population in Hawaii for 2022.

Read on below to see how we crunched the numbers and how your town ranked.

To see where Hawaii ranked as a state on diversity, we have a ranking of the most diverse states in America.

And if you already knew these places were Hispanic, check out the best places to live in Hawaii or the safest places in Hawaii.

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 18,276
% Hispanic/Latino: 22.92%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 4,188
Percent Change Since 2010: 52.85%
More on Schofield Barracks: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Schofield Barracks, HI

Source: Public domain
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5
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Population: 13,192
% Hispanic/Latino: 22.38%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 2,953
Percent Change Since 2010: 99.12%
More on Waianae: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Waianae, HI

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6
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Population: 12,591
% Hispanic/Latino: 21.62%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 2,722
Percent Change Since 2010: 138.98%
More on Maili: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Maili, HI

Overall SnackAbility

8
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Population: 6,870
% Hispanic/Latino: 17.53%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 1,204
Percent Change Since 2010: 24.12%
More on Napili-Honokowai: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Napili-Honokowai, HI

Overall SnackAbility

7
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Population: 9,107
% Hispanic/Latino: 17.03%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 1,551
Percent Change Since 2010: 101.43%
More on Haiku-Pauwela: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Haiku-Pauwela, HI

Overall SnackAbility

7
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Population: 6,685
% Hispanic/Latino: 16.31%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 1,090
Percent Change Since 2010: 233.33%
More on West Loch Estate: Real Estate | Data

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5
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Population: 10,087
% Hispanic/Latino: 15.57%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 1,571
Percent Change Since 2010: 40.27%
More on Makaha: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Makaha, HI

Overall SnackAbility

7
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Population: 16,442
% Hispanic/Latino: 15.02%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 2,469
Percent Change Since 2010: 22.11%
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Wahiawa, HI

Overall SnackAbility

6
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Population: 13,803
% Hispanic/Latino: 14.77%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 2,039
Percent Change Since 2010: -13.89%
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Ewa Beach, HI

Overall SnackAbility

6
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Population: 9,463
% Hispanic/Latino: 14.61%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 1,383
Percent Change Since 2010: 30.23%
More on Hickam Housing: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Hickam Housing, HI

Source: Public domain

Methodology: How We Determined The Cities In Hawaii With The Largest Hispanic Population For 2022

We still believe in the accuracy of data -- especially from the census. So that's where we went to get the breakdown of race across Hawaii.

That lead us to the Census's most recently available data, the 2016-2020 American Community Survey data from the US Census.

Specifically, we looked at table B03002: Hispanic OR LATINO ORIGIN BY RACE. Here are the category names as defined by the Census:

  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White alone*
  • Black or African American alone*
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone*
  • Asian alone*
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone*
  • Some other race alone*
  • Two or more races*
* Not Hispanic or latino

Our particular column of interest here was the number of people who identified as Hispanic or Latino.

We limited our analysis to non-CDPs with a population greater than 5,000 people. That left us with 51 cities.

We then calculated the percent of residents that are Hispanic or Latino. The percentages ranked from 22.9% to 4.6%.

Finally, we ranked each city based on the percent of Hispanic or Latino population with a higher score being more Hispanic or Latino than a lower score. Schofield Barracks took the distinction of being the most Hispanic or Latino, while Ewa Villages was the least Hispanic or Latino city. You can download the data here.

Read on for more information on how the cities in Hawaii ranked by population of Hispanic or Latino residents or, for a more general take on diversity in America, head over to our ranking of the most diverse cities in America.

Summary: Hispanic or Latino Populations Across Hawaii

If you're looking for a breakdown of Latino populations across Hawaii according to the most recent data, this is an accurate list.

If you're curious enough, here are the least Hispanic or Latino places in Hawaii:

  1. Ewa Villages
  2. East Honolulu
  3. Laie

For more Hawaii reading, check out:

Detailed List Of The Most Hispanic Cities In Hawaii

Rank City % Hispanic Population
1 Schofield Barracks 22.92% 18,276
2 Waianae 22.38% 13,192
3 Maili 21.62% 12,591
4 Napili-Honokowai 17.53% 6,870
5 Haiku-Pauwela 17.03% 9,107
6 West Loch Estate 16.31% 6,685
7 Makaha 15.57% 10,087
8 Wahiawa 15.02% 16,442
9 Ewa Beach 14.77% 13,803
10 Hickam Housing 14.61% 9,463
11 Lihue 13.88% 9,036
12 Waipio Acres 13.66% 5,556
13 Lahaina 13.64% 13,216
14 Kihei 13.52% 22,749
15 Kapolei 13.49% 21,541
16 Waikoloa Village 13.06% 7,366
17 Hilo 12.99% 45,248
18 Aiea 12.98% 9,730
19 Ewa Gentry 12.83% 26,358
20 Ocean Pointe 12.7% 15,688
21 Makawao 12.64% 7,989
22 Makakilo 12.61% 19,565
23 Nanakuli 12.61% 11,379
24 Waimanalo 12.2% 5,599
25 Wailuku 11.7% 17,523
26 Kailua Cdp (Hawaii County) 11.68% 22,972
27 Waipio 10.95% 10,745
28 Royal Kunia 10.94% 13,857
29 Mililani Town 10.91% 27,459
30 Kahului 10.61% 29,993
31 Waimalu 10.59% 13,714
32 Ahuimanu 10.32% 8,254
33 Wailua Homesteads 9.62% 6,301
34 Waikele 9.49% 7,246
35 Waihee-Waiehu 9.41% 10,771
36 Hawaiian Paradise Park 9.29% 10,921
37 Pearl City 9.29% 45,159
38 Kaneohe 9.04% 33,540
39 Mililani Mauka 8.81% 19,808
40 Halawa 8.69% 13,953
41 Kailua Cdp (Honolulu County) 8.61% 37,900
42 Pukalani 7.88% 7,689
43 Kula 7.88% 6,687
44 Wailea 7.49% 6,239
45 Urban Honolulu 7.21% 347,181
46 Waipahu 6.91% 38,276
47 Kapaa 6.4% 9,961
48 Waimea Cdp (Hawaii County) 6.0% 10,969
49 Laie 5.42% 6,071
50 East Honolulu 5.14% 47,132
51 Ewa Villages 4.57% 6,452

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Editor's Note: We updated this article for 2022. This is our ninth time ranking the cities in Hawaii with the largest Hispanic/Latino population.

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