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Hawaii Data and Statistics

Welcome to the Hawaii Statistics page. Here you will find frequently requested data specific to this state from the National Resources Inventory and the Census of Agriculture. You also can link to additional information and data sources.

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National Resources Inventory

Census of Agriculture

Other Data Sources


2012 National Resources Inventory

1997-2002 2002-2007 2007-2012 1982-2012
Agricultural land converted to developed land (acres) 10,100 4,800 6,800 50,400
Agricultural land at the beginning of the reporting period (acres) 1,353,900 1,332,100 1,262,900 1,422,700
Prime agricultural land at the beginning of the reporting period (acres) 189,200 175,600 160,900 216,100
Forest land converted to developed land (acres) 6,300 2,800 9,300 26,000
Other rural land converted to developed land (acres) NA NA NA NA
Total surface area (acres) 4,123,000 4,123,000 4,123,000 4,123,000

Census of Agriculture

2002 2007 2012
Farms 5,398        7,521 7,000
Land in farms (acres) 1,300,499 1,121,329 1,129,317
Total land area (acres) 4,110,479 4,110,586 4,110,412
Principal operators 5,398 7,521 7,000
Total operators 8,009 11,412 10,874
Principal operators 34 and younger 168 212 192
Principal operators 65 and older 1,438 2,094 2,398
Land owned by principal operators 65 and older (acres) 74,852 118,802 217,066
Beginning farmers 2,063 2,720 2,046
Market value of agricultural products sold ($1,000) 533,423 513,626 661,347

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