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Laie, Hawaii is a Census Designated Place on the island of Oahu. The area is located in the Koolauloa District in the county of Honolulu. The CDP spans 2.1 square miles, .9 square miles of which is water covered. Laie is an important location to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This CDP is home of the fifth oldest operating Mormon Temple in the world, Laie Hawaii Temple, is located within the CDP, as is Brigham Young University-Hawaii. Laie is also home to the Polynesian Cultural Center, which is Hawaii’s largest living museum.
Laie began its life as a sanctuary for fugitives called a puÊ»uhonua that was primarily used during wartime. Here, fugitives could take refuge and their pursuers were legally forbidden to harm them. If warriors attempted to pursue fugitives or harm them they were killed by the priests of the sanctuary. Today the CDP of Laie continues to be a sanctuary of a different kind. It has grown into a sanctuary for weary travelers, island culture and lively locals.
The CDP of Laie is home to a group residents and stock holders called Envision Laie who plan and work together for the future of the Koolua Loa region. Through carefully planning and implementation of resources the group seeks to shape the region into a community where the quality of life will improve and families can live for generations. Brigham Young University-Hawaii a branch of the well-known Brigham Young University that caters to Latter-day Saints students and works to shape the minds of future and guide them in spiritual growth as well. The school has a diverse student population, it’s approximately 2,500 students come from 70 countries and countless backgrounds.
Laie is a beautiful community with a long history and a great reverence for history. Sandy beaches and beautiful tropical plants add to the naturally breathtaking landscapes of the island. According to the 2010 United States Census the CDP had a population of 6,138 giving the area a population density of 2,922.85 people per square mile. According to the 2000 United States Census the median household income in Laie was $50,875 and the median family income was $59,432. Homes for sale in the CDP range from small stater homes through luxury homes. Other real estate options include beach properties, apartments for rent and condominiums with luxurious amenities. Laie awaits to welcome newcomers, traditional Hawaiians and locals alike with her beauty and natural comforts.
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