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Hawaii’s 50
Top Cities for Fit Lifestyles

2020

Fitness and wellbeing gurus flock to Hawaii as a state that embraces healthy choices. Hawaii’s low-stress island lifestyle supports one of the lowest rates of anxiety in the United States. Water activities abound in this tropical island state, where inhabitants slow down to enjoy natural wonders. Organic foods are some of the only consumed products, adding further to its health culture.

Interesting things to know about Hawaii: 

  • Hawaii has one of the lowest obesity rates in the United States at 23.6%. 
  • Hawaii’s temperate environment aids in growing healthy veggies year round. 
  • Many Hawaiians practice environmental stewardship, building a healthy culture through nature practices.
20 %

The percentage of adults who report excessive drinking. Heavy drinking is linked to higher blood pressure, poorer liver function, increased stroke risk and larger waistlines.

20 %

The percentage of adults who report lack of physical activity.

23 %

The percentage of adults who report a BMI — or body mass index — above 30%. Higher BMI may be an indicator of greater risk to physical health.

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1
East Honolulu, Hawaii
East Honolu.
Fit Score: 82.11

East Honolulu, HI

Population 47,868
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

2
Ocean Pointe, Hawaii
Ocean Point.
Fit Score: 81.88

Ocean Pointe, HI

Population 13,579
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

3
Mililani Mauka, Hawaii
Mililani Ma.
Fit Score: 81.83

Mililani Mauka, HI

Population 20,393
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

4
Royal Kunia, Hawaii
Royal Kunia
Fit Score: 81.74

Royal Kunia, HI

Population 14,396
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

5
Makakilo, Hawaii
Makakilo
Fit Score: 81.59

Makakilo, HI

Population 20,615
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

6
Aiea, Hawaii
Aiea
Fit Score: 81.51

Aiea, HI

Population 9,332
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

7
Ahuimanu, Hawaii
Ahuimanu
Fit Score: 81.5

Ahuimanu, HI

Population 8,085
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

8
Ewa Gentry, Hawaii
Ewa Gentry
Fit Score: 81.36

Ewa Gentry, HI

Population 24,181
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

9
Kapolei, Hawaii
Kapolei
Fit Score: 81.28

Kapolei, HI

Population 21,086
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

10
Kaneohe, Hawaii
Kaneohe
Fit Score: 81.27

Kaneohe, HI

Population 34,123
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

11
Waikele, Hawaii
Waikele
Fit Score: 81.24

Waikele, HI

Population 7,446
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

12
Laie, Hawaii
Laie
Fit Score: 81.17

Laie, HI

Population 6,168
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

13
Halawa, Hawaii
Halawa
Fit Score: 81.14

Halawa, HI

Population 14,335
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

14
Mililani Town, Hawaii
Mililani To.
Fit Score: 81.1

Mililani Town, HI

Population 28,343
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

15
Pearl City, Hawaii
Pearl City
Fit Score: 81.03

Pearl City, HI

Population 46,259
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

16
Ewa Beach, Hawaii
Ewa Beach
Fit Score: 80.99

Ewa Beach, HI

Population 15,047
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

17
Waipio, Hawaii
Waipio
Fit Score: 80.8

Waipio, HI

Population 11,607
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

18
Ewa Villages, Hawaii
Ewa Village.
Fit Score: 80.6

Ewa Villages, HI

Population 8,087
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

19
Waimanalo, Hawaii
Waimanalo
Fit Score: 80.48

Waimanalo, HI

Population 6,578
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

20
Waimalu, Hawaii
Waimalu
Fit Score: 80.47

Waimalu, HI

Population 13,158
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

21
Waipahu, Hawaii
Waipahu
Fit Score: 80.46

Waipahu, HI

Population 41,715
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

22
Hickam Housing, Hawaii
Hickam Hous.
Fit Score: 80.41

Hickam Housing, HI

Population 8,931
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

23
Maili, Hawaii
Maili
Fit Score: 80.31

Maili, HI

Population 10,190
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

24
Waipio Acres, Hawaii
Waipio Acre.
Fit Score: 80.1

Waipio Acres, HI

Population 5,432
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

25
Honolulu, Hawaii
Honolulu
Fit Score: 80.08

Honolulu, HI

Population 347,397
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

26
Nanakuli, Hawaii
Nanakuli
Fit Score: 80.06

Nanakuli, HI

Population 11,757
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

27
Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
Schofield B.
Fit Score: 79.89

Schofield Barracks, HI

Population 20,229
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

28
Waianae, Hawaii
Waianae
Fit Score: 79.88

Waianae, HI

Population 13,636
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

29
Wahiawa, Hawaii
Wahiawa
Fit Score: 79.79

Wahiawa, HI

Population 17,555
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

30
Kaneohe Station, Hawaii
Kaneohe Sta.
Fit Score: 79.73

Kaneohe Station, HI

Population 11,198
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

31
Makaha, Hawaii
Makaha
Fit Score: 79.57

Makaha, HI

Population 8,832
Exercise Opportunities 960
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 110
Frequent Physical Distress 8
Poor Physical Health Days 2.9
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 9

32
Kalaheo, Hawaii
Kalaheo
Fit Score: 78.37

Kalaheo, HI

Population 5,416
Exercise Opportunities 940
Physical Inactivity 180
Access to Healthy Food 110
Obesity 210
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 130
Frequent Physical Distress 9
Poor Physical Health Days 3
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 200
Frequent Mental Distress 9

33
Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii
Wailua Home.
Fit Score: 78.05

Wailua Homesteads, HI

Population 6,212
Exercise Opportunities 940
Physical Inactivity 180
Access to Healthy Food 110
Obesity 210
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 130
Frequent Physical Distress 9
Poor Physical Health Days 3
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 200
Frequent Mental Distress 9

34
Kapaa, Hawaii
Kapaa
Fit Score: 77.98

Kapaa, HI

Population 10,505
Exercise Opportunities 940
Physical Inactivity 180
Access to Healthy Food 110
Obesity 210
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 130
Frequent Physical Distress 9
Poor Physical Health Days 3
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 200
Frequent Mental Distress 9

35
Waihee-Waiehu, Hawaii
Waihee-Waie.
Fit Score: 77.72

Waihee-Waiehu, HI

Population 9,017
Exercise Opportunities 870
Physical Inactivity 190
Access to Healthy Food 80
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 130
Frequent Physical Distress 9
Poor Physical Health Days 3.1
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 200
Frequent Mental Distress 10

36
Lihue, Hawaii
Lihue
Fit Score: 77.65

Lihue, HI

Population 7,064
Exercise Opportunities 940
Physical Inactivity 180
Access to Healthy Food 110
Obesity 210
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 130
Frequent Physical Distress 9
Poor Physical Health Days 3
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 200
Frequent Mental Distress 9

37
Haiku-Pauwela, Hawaii
Haiku-Pauwe.
Fit Score: 77.61

Haiku-Pauwela, HI

Population 7,420
Exercise Opportunities 870
Physical Inactivity 190
Access to Healthy Food 80
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 130
Frequent Physical Distress 9
Poor Physical Health Days 3.1
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 200
Frequent Mental Distress 10

38
Kula, Hawaii
Kula
Fit Score: 77.46

Kula, HI

Population 7,520
Exercise Opportunities 870
Physical Inactivity 190
Access to Healthy Food 80
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 130
Frequent Physical Distress 9
Poor Physical Health Days 3.1
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 200
Frequent Mental Distress 10

39
Hanamaulu, Hawaii
Hanamaulu
Fit Score: 77.43

Hanamaulu, HI

Population 5,386
Exercise Opportunities 940
Physical Inactivity 180
Access to Healthy Food 110
Obesity 210
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 130
Frequent Physical Distress 9
Poor Physical Health Days 3
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 200
Frequent Mental Distress 9

40
Pukalani, Hawaii
Pukalani
Fit Score: 77.41

Pukalani, HI

Population 8,340
Exercise Opportunities 870
Physical Inactivity 190
Access to Healthy Food 80
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 130
Frequent Physical Distress 9
Poor Physical Health Days 3.1
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 200
Frequent Mental Distress 10

41
Kahului, Hawaii
Kahului
Fit Score: 77.23

Kahului, HI

Population 30,706
Exercise Opportunities 870
Physical Inactivity 190
Access to Healthy Food 80
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 130
Frequent Physical Distress 9
Poor Physical Health Days 3.1
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 200
Frequent Mental Distress 10

42
Lahaina, Hawaii
Lahaina
Fit Score: 77.15

Lahaina, HI

Population 13,223
Exercise Opportunities 870
Physical Inactivity 190
Access to Healthy Food 80
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 130
Frequent Physical Distress 9
Poor Physical Health Days 3.1
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 200
Frequent Mental Distress 10

43
Kihei, Hawaii
Kihei
Fit Score: 77.05

Kihei, HI

Population 22,220
Exercise Opportunities 870
Physical Inactivity 190
Access to Healthy Food 80
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 130
Frequent Physical Distress 9
Poor Physical Health Days 3.1
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 200
Frequent Mental Distress 10

44
Makawao, Hawaii
Makawao
Fit Score: 77.01

Makawao, HI

Population 6,832
Exercise Opportunities 870
Physical Inactivity 190
Access to Healthy Food 80
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 130
Frequent Physical Distress 9
Poor Physical Health Days 3.1
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 200
Frequent Mental Distress 10

45
Wailuku, Hawaii
Wailuku
Fit Score: 76.97

Wailuku, HI

Population 16,995
Exercise Opportunities 870
Physical Inactivity 190
Access to Healthy Food 80
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 130
Frequent Physical Distress 9
Poor Physical Health Days 3.1
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 200
Frequent Mental Distress 10

46
Wailea, Hawaii
Wailea
Fit Score: 76.95

Wailea, HI

Population 5,602
Exercise Opportunities 870
Physical Inactivity 190
Access to Healthy Food 80
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 130
Frequent Physical Distress 9
Poor Physical Health Days 3.1
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 200
Frequent Mental Distress 10

47
Napili-Honokowai, Hawaii
Napili-Hono.
Fit Score: 76.76

Napili-Honokowai, HI

Population 7,311
Exercise Opportunities 870
Physical Inactivity 190
Access to Healthy Food 80
Obesity 230
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 130
Frequent Physical Distress 9
Poor Physical Health Days 3.1
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 200
Frequent Mental Distress 10

48
Holualoa, Hawaii
Holualoa
Fit Score: 70.38

Holualoa, HI

Population 8,732
Exercise Opportunities 700
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 130
Obesity 240
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 150
Frequent Physical Distress 12
Poor Physical Health Days 3.8
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 220
Frequent Mental Distress 12

49
Waikoloa Village, Hawaii
Waikoloa Vi.
Fit Score: 70.3

Waikoloa Village, HI

Population 6,014
Exercise Opportunities 700
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 130
Obesity 240
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 150
Frequent Physical Distress 12
Poor Physical Health Days 3.8
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 220
Frequent Mental Distress 12

50
Waimea, Hawaii
Waimea
Fit Score: 70.27

Waimea, HI

Population 12,064
Exercise Opportunities 700
Physical Inactivity 200
Access to Healthy Food 130
Obesity 240
Air pollution (PM2.5) 0
Smoking 150
Frequent Physical Distress 12
Poor Physical Health Days 3.8
Drinking Water Violations No
Excessive Drinking 220
Frequent Mental Distress 12

Didn’t Find Your City in the Top 50?

RankCityPopulationExercise OpportunitiesPhysical InactivityHealthy Food AccessObesityAir Pollution (PM2.5)SmokingDrinkingPhysical DistressFit Score
51Kalaoa1110770020013024001502203.870.13
52Kailua1414070020013024001502203.870.05
53Hilo4570370020013024001502203.869.69
54Hawaiian Paradise Park1156470020013024001502203.869.5
55Hawaiian Beaches530270020013024001502203.869.1

How Did We Determine the Top Cities for Fit Lifestyles?

We compiled our list of Best Cities for for Fit Lifestyle by looking at 11 key metrics backed by scientific research. Keep reading to find out which metrics we chose and how they affect slumber.