Building Departments in Hawaii

There are 6 Building Departments in Hawaii, serving a population of 1,421,658 people in an area of 6,421 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 236,943 people, and 1 Building Department per 1,070 square miles.

The state of Hawaii is ranked 50th in Building Departments per capita, and 34th in Building Departments per square mile.

List of HI Building Departments

Find Hawaii building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


County of Hawaii Building Department 1055 Kinoole Street Hilo, HI

Hawaii County Building Department 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway Kailua, HI

Hawaii County Planning Department 75-5706 Kuakini Highway Kailua, HI

Hawaii Planning Department 235 South Beretania Street Urban Honolulu, HI

Honolulu Planning Department and Permits 650 South King Street Urban Honolulu, HI

Maui County Planning Department 250 South High Street Wailuku, HI

Hawaii Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Hawaii Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Hawaii Residential Housing Units
 HawaiiUnited States
Total Housing Units535,543135,393,564
Occupied Housing Units455,502 (85.1%)118,825,921 (87.8%)
Hawaii Occupied Residential Buildings
 HawaiiUnited States
Single-Family Detached Homes257,291 (56.5%)74,725,744 (62.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes42,546 (9.3%)7,108,474 (6.0%)
2 Apartments9,509 (2.1%)4,163,223 (3.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments19,279 (4.2%)5,096,643 (4.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments28,142 (6.2%)5,539,054 (4.7%)
10 or More Apartments97,896 (21.5%)15,360,749 (12.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing839 (0.2%)6,832,034 (5.7%)
Hawaii Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 HawaiiUnited States
2014 or Later3,022 (0.7%)1,027,503 (0.9%)
2010 to 201312,317 (2.7%)2,888,604 (2.4%)
2000 to 200959,194 (13.0%)17,290,715 (14.6%)
1980 to 1999135,767 (29.8%)32,923,618 (27.7%)
1960 to 1979168,881 (37.1%)31,190,223 (26.2%)
1940 to 195960,450 (13.3%)18,692,139 (15.7%)
1939 or Earlier15,871 (3.5%)14,813,119 (12.5%)
Hawaii Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 HawaiiUnited States
1 Room19,088 (4.2%)2,205,033 (1.9%)
2 or 3 Rooms87,900 (19.3%)12,973,069 (10.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms189,307 (41.6%)41,694,651 (35.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms106,173 (23.3%)36,818,298 (31.0%)
8 or More Rooms53,034 (11.6%)25,134,870 (21.2%)
Hawaii Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 HawaiiUnited States
No Bedroom20,731 (4.6%)2,479,583 (2.1%)
1 Bedroom52,321 (11.5%)12,375,686 (10.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms284,504 (62.5%)77,772,411 (65.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms97,946 (21.5%)26,198,241 (22.0%)
Hawaii Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 HawaiiUnited States
With Complete Plumbing Facilities452,653 (99.4%)118,355,147 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities448,115 (98.4%)117,845,683 (99.2%)