Cradled by the iconic Hanalei Bay, a perfect sanctuary amidst breathtaking landscapes and a warm, welcoming community.

Welcome to Hanalei

The North Shore's Pristine Jewel

Enter the enchanting realm of Hanalei, the essence of the North Shore lifestyle, cradled by the iconic Hanalei Bay and encircled by majestic mountains—Nāmolokama, Hīhīmanu, and Māmalahoa. This idyllic setting is a canvas of cascading waterfalls and rainbows, offering a tranquil escape or the luxury of 1 Hotel Hanalei, where every moment is imbued with natural splendor.

Embracing Hanalei's Lifestyle

Life in Hanalei is a homage to the outdoors, celebrating the region's beauty through activities like farming, surfing, and hiking. The community's commitment to agriculture, particularly taro, enriches local cuisine and crafts, fostering a vibrant, authentic atmosphere in shops and eateries alike.

Dining and Retail in Hanalei

Hanalei's culinary scene, though select, is exquisite, featuring gems like Bar Acuda for innovative dining and the historic Tahiti Nui for live music and drinks. Postcards Cafe offers a cozy, inclusive dining experience in a picturesque setting. Reservations are a must for these popular spots.

Hanalei's Real Estate: A Fusion of Elegance and Island Charm

Hanalei homes blend Hamptons sophistication with Hawaiian laid-back luxury, featuring interiors that epitomize beach casual elegance and lanais that capture breathtaking vistas. With the market offering properties from high-end to historic beachfront homes, Hanalei stands as a pinnacle of luxurious living. For those drawn to this paradisiacal locale, Reba Roy provides expert insight into the finest Hanalei properties.

Discover Your Hanalei Sanctuary

Explore the possibilities of living in Hanalei, where serene beauty and community warmth invite you to find your dream home. Connect with Reba Roy to navigate Hanalei's exclusive real estate offerings.

Overview for Hanalei, HI

416 people live in Hanalei, where the median age is 45.8 and the average individual income is $35,784. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

45.8 years

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Around Hanalei, HI

There's plenty to do around Hanalei, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Akamai Juice Company, Hike Kauai With Me, and Ethansage.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining · $$ 0.17 miles 127 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.57 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.14 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.59 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.25 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.14 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Hanalei, HI

Hanalei has 164 households, with an average household size of 2.54. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Hanalei do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 416 people call Hanalei home. The population density is 614.29 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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50.24 / 49.76%

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Schools in Hanalei, HI

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The following schools are within or nearby Hanalei. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Hanalei Elementary School
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