Here Are The 11 Most Dangerous Places In Hawaii After Dark
According to the Crime Prevention and Justice Assistance Division, crime rates in Hawaii have decreased dramatically in the last decade – the state as a whole experienced record low rates of robbery, burglary, arson, and violent crime. While the state as a whole is extremely safe in terms of violent crime, quite a bit of property crime occurs here. Here are the most dangerous places in Hawaii that you may want to avoid once the sun goes down.
Using information from AreaVibes.com and NeighborhoodScout.com, as well as statistics from the National Drug Intelligence Center and SafeWise.com, we have compiled a list of the 11 most dangerous towns – and census-designated places – throughout the Hawaiian Islands, listed in no particular order. Don’t think that this is a comprehensive list, though; there are at least 13 other dangerous towns that have higher than average crime rates for Hawaii.
Living in Hawaii is pretty awesome! There are literally hundreds of miles of coastline boasting some of the best beaches in the world, plenty of sunshine and good weather, endless hiking trails to explore the most scenic parts of the island, and ancient cultural sites. Although there are plenty of good things about living in the Aloha State, just like anywhere else, it has its downsides. For one, the cost of living is outrageous and unaffordable to some people. There is a bit of a traffic problem in the cities and many people get island fever a short time after moving here.
What are the safest places to live in Hawaii?
Since we touched upon the most dangerous places in Hawaii, let’s now focus on the safest places. According to AreaVibes.com, Kaneohe Station, Schofield Barracks, Hickam Housing, Wailea, and East Honolulu are the top five safest places to live in Hawaii.
What stereotypes are there about Hawaii?
It’s widely believed that most people who live in Hawaii surf, go to the beach, eat Spam, and wear Hawaiian shirts all the time, but those stereotypes are just not true for much of the population. While these stereotypes may be true for some of the residents, they cannot be applied to everyone on the islands.
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With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.