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Makawao is in Maui County, in the Kahului-Wailuku metro area.

The community name means "forest beginning."

The latitude of Makawao is 20.856N. The longitude is -156.313W.

It is in the Hawaiian Time Zone time zone. Elevation is 1,578 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,327.


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Median household income
Local
$46,681
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Makawao demographic reports
Makawao is on Maui.
Local festivals include:
  • Maui Classical Music Festival - May 5-12, 2007
Dates often change. Check Makawao web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Haleakala National Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Makawao demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Maui County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 96768 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Makawao residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Makawao ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Makawao was $18,776, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Makawao residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Makawao, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $765.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,505.


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Libraries in Makawao include Makawao Public Library ... View libraries

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Maui County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Makawao political report.

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The average commute time for Makawao workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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