Defined by a tranquil vibe that calls to mind old Hawaii.

Overview for Keauhou, HI

7,236 people live in Keauhou, where the median age is 47.9 and the average individual income is $39,367. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

47.9 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income


Cultural treasures and striking views characterize this Big Island jewel.

Keauhou–a lovely enclave of Kailua Kona–rests south of Kailua Village along the Big Island’s spellbinding leeward coast. Acclaimed throughout Hawaii for its idyllic weather, rich past, and abundance of manta rays, Keauhou, HI real estate defined by a tranquil vibe that calls to mind old Hawaii. Peace and elegance set the pace in this sunny region, while its splendid views of the Hualalai volcano add to its magic and splendor. 


  • Hidden estates with staggering views of the Pacific and more Keauhou, HI homes for sale to choose from
  • An abundance of ancient cultural sites
  • A quaint, intimate feel
  • A wealth of watersports


Artists, families, professionals, industry workers, retirees, and luminaries escaping the limelight–all flock to Keauhou for the laidback lifestyle and connection to nature it offers. The enclave may be small in size, but it’s big in spirit–the aloha spirit, that is–and residents relish the tight bonds they have with their neighbors, to say nothing of the amenities the world-class resorts nearby offer.


Downtown Kailua Kona’s restaurants, shops, and taverns are only a stone’s throw away, but Keauhou has a few of its own gems in the hamlet itself and just nearby. Magics Beach Grill is chief among them. Resting on the edge of Magic Sands, a beautiful, white sand beach noted for the sand that surfaces and disappears with the crashing of waves. This bustling hotspot boasts one of the liveliest and most dramatically gorgeous happy hours in town. Nestle in at the bar for Phae’s Lei, an exquisite cocktail made with gin, elderberry liquor, and lavender, and a plate of ahi poke nachos with locally-grown Kamuela tomatoes and pineapple. Time it right, and you’ll witness one of the region’s spectacular sunsets. For unforgettable sushi and seafood, book a table at Kenichi Pacific in the Keauhou Shopping Center; their pan-seared diver scallops with Kauai shrimp, bok choy, and udon is one for the record books. Post-meal, stroll through the plaza and eye the art that’s displayed at Blue Sea Artisans Gallery. And for a casual but wholly satisfying meal? Take a quick trip to Kona Grill House in nearby Kealakekua. Their poke bowls are divine, but it’s their lilikoi cheesecake that will have you coming back for more.


Keauhou, HI is an ocean lover's Shangri-La. Whether you prefer kayaking or snorkeling, scuba diving, or SUPing, the aquamarine waters and magnificent array of marine life make each day in Keauhou an absolute pleasure. At night, the waters of Keauhou, HI come alive with manta rays, which you can view aboard one of the region’s many night-diving and snorkeling excursions.

Keauhou is also alive with cultural sites that are an imperative part of Hawaii’s history and legacy. Tour the birthplace of one of ancient Hawaii’s most legendary and important kings, King Kamehameha III, at glorious Keauhou Bay before exploring the Lekeleke Burial Grounds. It’s at this stunning site that ancient Hawaii’s kapu system–a set of restrictions that guided life–came to a violent end.

On weekends when you have time to spare, make a quick drive up the slope to the Kona coffee belt, where roughly 600 coffee farms pepper the verdant volcanic flanks. Farm tours abound across the region, or you could merely stroll through Holualoa Village to get a taste of the most recent harvest. The village’s beloved coffee shack features delicious espresso drinks and fresh-baked wonders; grab a few and soak up the views from underneath their monkeypod.


Students in Keauhou are served by the Kailua Kona school district. A few of the region’s stand-out schools include:

Demographics and Employment Data for Keauhou, HI

Keauhou has 2,329 households, with an average household size of 3.08. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Keauhou do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,236 people call Keauhou home. The population density is 903.83 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

51.33 / 48.67%

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75+ Years

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
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  • Bachelor Degree
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Commute Time

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