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Broadband Internet in Hawaii

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INTERNET ACCESS IN Hawaii

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

Hawaii Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.
92.3%
92.3% TERRESTRIAL BROADBAND COVERAGE
51.3%
51.3% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

58.8

27th

BROADBAND SPEEDS

96.9%

of Hawaiians have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.

96.8%

of Hawaiians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

51.3%

of Hawaiians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

98.5%

of Hawaiians have access to wireline service.

51.8%

of Hawaiians have access to fiber-optic service.

96.0%

of Hawaiians have access to cable service.

93.1%

of Hawaiians have access to DSL service.

Coverage by County in Hawaii

County Name % Broadband Coverage
Hawaii 88.6%
Honolulu 99.0%
Kalawao 5.6%
Kauai 92.7%
Maui 95.2%

Internet Speed in Top Hawaii Cities

City Avg. Download Speed No. of Providers
1. Honolulu 56.4 MBPS 18 Providers
2. Waipahu 45.9 MBPS 13 Providers
3. Ewa Beach 54.0 MBPS 12 Providers
4. Kaneohe 78.5 MBPS 12 Providers
5. Mililani 63.8 MBPS 12 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in Hawaii

Provider Avg. Download Speed
Charter Spectrum 68.0 MBPS
Hawaiian Telcom 49.1 MBPS
Windstream 35.3 MBPS
Sandwich Isles Communications 8.7 MBPS

GOV'T FUNDING

  • Since 2010, Hawaii Broadband Map Project has been awarded $4,349,940 in federal grants for Hawaii's Broadband Initiative.
  • Another $33,972,800, accounting for 1.0% of all federal infrastructure grants, was awarded to broadband infrastructure projects in Hawaii.
  • Since 2011, no improvements in 10+ mbps wired broadband coverage have been reported.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 43 internet providers in Hawaii.
  • There are 44,000 people in Hawaii without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 91,000 people in Hawaii that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 22,000 people in Hawaii don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Hawaii CITIES

Average speed over time
Aiea 99.7% 13 providers
Captain Cook 96.1% 11 providers
Ewa Beach 98.9% 12 providers
Haiku 87.7% 11 providers
Haleiwa 99.6% 10 providers
Hauula 99.7% 10 providers
Hilo 97.4% 12 providers
Honokaa 87.7% 9 providers
Honolulu 99.2% 18 providers
Kahului 99.9% 13 providers
Kailua 99.4% 12 providers
Kailua Kona 99.3% 15 providers
Kalaheo 98.7% 8 providers
Kamuela 95.2% 13 providers
Kaneohe 99.8% 12 providers
Kapaa 99.7% 8 providers
Kapolei 99.4% 13 providers
Kaunakakai 57.0% 11 providers
Keaau 90.9% 10 providers
Kealakekua 96.2% 10 providers
Kihei 99.3% 12 providers
Kilauea 97.2% 7 providers
Koloa 97.6% 8 providers
Kula 96.6% 13 providers
Lahaina 97.5% 12 providers
Laie 99.1% 10 providers
Lihue 98.3% 10 providers
Makawao 97.9% 12 providers
Mililani 99.5% 12 providers
Mountain View 79.4% 9 providers
Ocean View 53.6% 9 providers
Pahoa 70.7% 11 providers
Pearl City 99.5% 11 providers
Wahiawa 94.2% 12 providers
Waialua 98.3% 10 providers
Waianae 99.2% 12 providers
Waikoloa 97.6% 9 providers
Wailuku 99.2% 14 providers
Waimanalo 99.5% 11 providers
Waipahu 99.4% 13 providers
Last Updated on 2/6/2020.