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Lihue is the county seat of the island of Kauai. All State, Federal and County government departments are located here. With a population of 15586 residents according to the 2010 US census. The median household income for the district is just north of $69,000.

Meidan prices for single family residential units that sold in 2015 through November $485,000 a 10 percent increase over last years level. More local residents are calling Lihue home since most jobs are located in the town. Shopping conveniences with the major big box vendors situated here is an enticement for much of the residential population.

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Kalapaki Beach in Lihue

Lihue has its share of attractive beaches, such as Kalapaki beach that fronts the Marriott resort.

In ancient Pre history times Lihue was nothing more than a small village. In the Hawaiian language its name means “cold chill”. With the early beginnings of the sugar industry in the 1800’s the town became a major hub with its proximity to Nawiliwili harbor and major sugar mills.

Into the 1900’s Lihue attracted commerce and agricultural entrepreneurs who found easy shipping routes to the main island of Oahu and to the sugar refineries on the west coast of California.

Today the Lihue is the home to a modern airport and the Kauai Community College which is part of the University of Hawaii educational system.

The Coldwell Banker Turtle Cove Realty team is familiar with all of the homes for sale in Lihue. Let them assist you in finding the ideal property for your family. Call Lee Morey at 808-651-6720 if she can help.

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        Number of households 4,554
        Household Avg. Income 76,361
        Avg. year dwelling build 1982
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        Population 15,586
        Population Density 241
        Median Age 41
        Average value of the dwelling in which household lives $525,697
        Avg. years a household has lived in dwelling. 17 years
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