U.S. Census demographic data from the 2005-2009 American Community Survey shows rate of idle, unemployed teenage dropouts in the 81 Hawaii towns with at least 100 16- to 19-year-olds.

Rank Geography Population
ages 16-19
Percent “Idle”:
Not enrolled,
not HS graduate,
or unemployed
United States 17,267,273 4.2%
Northeast Region 3,140,768 3.4%
Midwest Region 3,872,179 3.7%
South Region 6,256,992 4.9%
West Region 3,997,334 4.1%
Hawaii 63,841 3.3%
Hawaii County 9,528 2.3%
Honolulu County 44,396 3.2%
Kauai County 3,349 5.7%
Maui County 6,568 3.9%
1 Lihue 396 26.3%
2 Volcano 102 18.6%
3 Haiku-Pauwela 429 14.9%
4 Waianae 831 12.6%
5 Kihei 736 12.0%
6 Waipahu 1,919 11.9%
7 Waialua 146 11.6%
8 Eleele 155 11.0%
9 Ewa Gentry 137 10.9%
10 Pepeekeo 115 10.4%
11 Haleiwa 137 10.2%
12 Halawa 585 9.9%
13 Honalo 100 8.0%
14 Honaunau-Napoopoo 346 7.2%
15 Kailua (Hawaii County) 638 6.7%
16 Waimanalo Beach 243 6.6%
17 Waimalu 1,105 6.5%
18 Kekaha 187 6.4%
19 Maunawili 381 6.3%
20 Hauula 308 6.2%
21 Waihee-Waiehu 489 6.1%
22 Kailua (Honolulu County) 1,788 5.7%
23 Iroquois Point 106 5.7%
24 Kahuku 184 5.4%
25 Laie 410 5.4%
26 Kahului 868 5.1%
27 Wahiawa 872 4.9%
28 Kaneohe 1,652 4.4%
29 Makaha 470 4.0%
30 Ewa Villages 312 3.8%
31 Makakilo City 966 3.7%
32 Ewa Beach 882 3.5%
33 Koloa 136 2.9%
34 Whitmore Village 222 2.7%
35 Pukalani 394 2.5%
36 Hilo 3,330 2.4%
37 Honolulu 15,626 2.2%
38 Kapaa 546 2.2%
39 Waipio 678 1.6%
40 Nanakuli 829 1.4%
41 Lahaina 466 1.3%
42 Pearl City 1,278 1.2%
43 Kaneohe Station 666 1.1%
44 Mililani Town 1,525 0.6%
45 Makaha Valley 104 0.0%
45 Kalaheo 110 0.0%
45 Hawaiian Acres 115 0.0%
45 Kaunakakai 120 0.0%
45 Mokuleia 121 0.0%
45 Kahaluu 125 0.0%
45 Anahola 129 0.0%
45 Hanamaulu 130 0.0%
45 Captain Cook 134 0.0%
45 Hawaiian Ocean View 151 0.0%
45 Nanawale Estates 173 0.0%
45 Honokaa 174 0.0%
45 Kilauea 175 0.0%
45 Hanapepe 178 0.0%
45 Keaau 188 0.0%
45 Lanai City 199 0.0%
45 Pupukea 201 0.0%
45 Mountain View 203 0.0%
45 Waimanalo 213 0.0%
45 Napili-Honokowai 249 0.0%
45 Waikoloa Village 270 0.0%
45 Wailua Homesteads 281 0.0%
45 Hickam Housing 285 0.0%
45 Wailea-Makena 289 0.0%
45 Waipio Acres 291 0.0%
45 Makawao 293 0.0%
45 Maili 327 0.0%
45 Holualoa 351 0.0%
45 Ahuimanu 369 0.0%
45 Aiea 413 0.0%
45 Paia 415 0.0%
45 Waimea (Hawaii County) 427 0.0%
45 Kalaoa 435 0.0%
45 Hawaiian Paradise Park 437 0.0%
45 Village Park 544 0.0%
45 Wailuku 607 0.0%
45 Schofield Barracks 1,124 0.0%

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