Most Oahu Parcels Within Two Miles of Rail Station

Editor's Note: This article is part of a series exploring land ownership near Honolulu's proposed 20-mile elevated rail line. The data for the series was produced for Civil Beat by Hawaii Information Service, a public records and real estate data firm.

More than half of the nearly 300,000 different parcels on the entire island of Oahu are within two miles of a rail station, showing just how many Honolulu residents could potentially benefit from the train.

An analysis of real estate data performed for Civil Beat shows 54.7 percent of the 289,248 parcels in the City and County of Honolulu are that close — perhaps about 10 minutes on a bike or just a couple minutes in a car. The distance was measured as the crow flies from the midpoint of each parcel to the nearest station.

Distance to Station in Miles Total Parcels At Least This Close Percent At Least This Close
0.3 18,560 6.4%
0.5 33,083 11.4%
0.7 52,808 18.3%
1 119,901 41.4%
2 158,259 54.7%
3 179,449 62%
5 206,678 71.5%
10 267,895 92.6%
All Parcels 289,248 100%

Source: Hawaii Information Service

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