AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Hawaii for 2016 using our Livability Score. The Livability Score for each city in Hawaii is calculated out of 100 from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Hawaii has a population of 1,362,730 and a population density of 127.4 people per square mile. The capital city is Honolulu and the largest city in Hawaii is Honolulu. To filter the results, use the dropdown options to sort by population or category.