Lawai, HI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 775 housing units in Lawai. This represents a 26.8% growth from 611 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 585 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 190 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Lawai is about 74.7%. Lawai's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.8%. Average household size is 2.76 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lawai were built after 1977.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.40%
One Bedroom8.10%
Two Bedrooms21.80%
Three Bedrooms51.40%
Four Bedrooms11.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.74
Median year structure was built1977
Median Value of occupied units$219,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$121,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.82
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$821

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan1.20%
Second Mortgage4.80%
Home Equity Loan11.40%
Simple Mortgage43.40%
Debt Free39.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.5%