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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 57%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLawai/100k peopleHawaii/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,030 (estimate)3,1192,580
Murdern/an/an/a2.55.0
Rapen/an/an/a44.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a66.686.2
Assaultn/an/an/a135.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)82 (estimate)249381
Burglaryn/an/an/a396.4376.0
Theftn/an/an/a2,076.21,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a397.7228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)948 (estimate)2,8702,200

Key findings

  • Lawai crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lawai are 78% lower than the national average
  • In Lawai you have a 1 in 98 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lawai is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lawai has decreased by 6%

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The Lawai crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lawai as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Lawai crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Lawai (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lawai

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lawai is 1 in 1216
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lawai is 1 in 106
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lawai is 1 in 98

      Year Over Year Crime In Lawai (per 100,000 people)

      Lawai police department

      ItemLawaiHawaiiNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,531558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Hawaii

      StateTotal offendersHawaii /100KNational /100K
      Hawaii3,118232266
      There are a total of 3,118 sex offenders in Hawaii. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in Hawaii per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Poipu, HI1,05742489531
      Omao, HI1,289819311,011
      Koloa, HI2,8001091,2541,363
      Wailua, HI2,6561131,3001,412
      Hanapepe, HI2,6871151,3241,439
      Eleele, HI2,7391181,3591,477
      Puhi, HI3,9421411,6241,765
      Lawai, HI2,152829481,030

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Whitney, TX2,1522801,2581,538
      Columbia City, OR2,1511081,0881,196
      Miami, AZ2,1531,0201,4742,494
      Rockdale, IL2,151206309516
      Minonk, IL2,15101,0021,002
      Lawai, HI2,152829481,030
      Source: The Lawai, HI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.