ʻĀina Haina

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Latitude and Longitude:

21°16.714′N 157°44.996′W / 21.278567°N 157.749933°W / 21.278567; -157.749933

ʻĀina Haina is an unincorporated town of the City & County of Honolulu in the state of Hawaiʻi of the United States. Located on the island of Oʻahu, ʻĀina Haina is a residential community developed around Kalanianaole Highway east of Waikīkī and Diamond Head. ʻĀina Haina was named after local dairyman and owner of Hind-Clarke Dairy, Robert Hind. ʻĀina Haina in the Hawaiian language means "Hind's Land". [1] A main street is a loop named Hind Drive for him. [2] ʻĀina Haina has two elementary schools (Aina Haina Elementary School and Holy Nativity School) and a shopping center. [3]

In the 2000 U.S. Census the U.S. Census Bureau defined the area as being in the urban Honolulu census-designated place. [4] For the 2010 U.S. Census the bureau created a new census-designated place, East Honolulu. [5]


Hawaii Department of Education operates public schools. Aina Haina Elementary School is the local elementary school.

Holy Nativity School is an Episcopal Church school operated by The Church of the Holy Nativity in Aina Haina.

Honolulu Waldorf School had a high school in Aina Haina which closed admissions in 2019 and operated until 2020. [6]

Hawaii State Public Library System maintains the Aina Haina Public Library. [7]


  1. ^ Lloyd J. Soehren (2010). "lookup of Aina Haina ". in Hawaiian Place Names. Ulukau, the Hawaiian Electronic Library. Retrieved September 28, 2010.
  2. ^ Mary Kawena Pukui, Samuel Hoyt Elbert and Esther T. Mookini (2004). "lookup of Hind ". in Place Names of Hawai'i. Ulukau, the Hawaiian Electronic Library, University of Hawaii Press. Retrieved September 28, 2010.
  3. ^ "Aina Haina Community Association". community web site. Retrieved 2010-04-24.
  4. ^ "CENSUS 2000 BLOCK MAP: HONOLULU CDP" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-10-10. - The area is on Page 13.
  5. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP (INDEX): East Honolulu CDP, HI" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-10-10. - Pages 1 and 2
  6. ^ "Honolulu Waldorf School to close Aina Haina high school campus". Hawaii News Now. 2019-05-24. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  7. ^ "Aina Haina". Hawaii State Public Library System. Retrieved 2020-10-11.