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001 - Agriculture and Farming

rearing of animals and/or cultivation of plants (e.g., agriculture, crops, livestock)

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Agricultural Land Use Maps (ALUM) Preview Metadata Download
Prior Agricultural Lands Preview Metadata Download

002 - Biologic and Ecologic

flora and/or fauna in natural environments (e.g., flora and fauna, ecology, wetlands, habitat)

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*Critical Habitat Preview Metadata Download
Threatened and Endangered Plants Preview Metadata Download
Vegetation Preview Metadata
  1. allved_n83.shp.zip
  2. allveg_n83.shp.zip
  3. allver_n83.shp.zip
Wetlands Preview Metadata Download

003 - Administrative and Political Boundaries

legal land descriptions (e.g., political and administrative boundaries)

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Congressional Districts – 2011 Preview Metadata Download
**County Council Districts – 2012 Preview Metadata Download
*Hunting Areas Preview Metadata Download
Judicial Districts Preview Metadata Download
Parks Preview Metadata
  1. Polygon Shapefile
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Public High School Districts Preview Metadata Download
*Reserves Preview Metadata Download
State House of Representatives Districts – 2012 Preview Metadata Download
State Senatorial Districts – 2012 Preview Metadata Download
USGS 7.5′ Quadrangle Boundaries Preview Metadata Download
Watershed Partnerships Preview Metadata Download

004 - Atmospheric and Climatic

processes and phenomena of the atmosphere (e.g., processes and phenomena of the atmosphere)

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Rainfall and Rain Gauge Stations (U.H. Geography Dept.)
**Rooftop Solar Exposure Preview Metadata Download 2D Download 3D
Solar Irradiance
  1. Preview (DNI)
  2. Preview (GHI)
  1. Metadata (DNI)
  2. Metadata (GHI)
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Solar Radiation Preview Metadata Download
Wind Energy Resource Preview
  1. Metadata
  2. AWS Report
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005 - Business and Economy

economic activities, conditions, and employment (e.g., business and economics)

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**Banks and Credit Unions Preview Metadata Download
Enterprise Zones Preview Metadata Download
**Farmers Markets Preview Metadata Download
**Foreign Trade Zone Preview Metadata Download
Hotels Preview Metadata Download

006 - Elevation and Derived Products

height above or below the earth’s surface (e.g., altitude, bathymetry, dem’s, slope, derived products)

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Elevation Contours – 100 ft interval Preview
  1. Metadata Summary
  2. Full Metadata
  1. Oahu
  2. Hawaii
  3. Kahoolawe
  4. Kauai
  5. Lanai
  6. Maui
  7. Molokai
  8. Niihau
Elevation Contours – 200 ft interval Preview Metadata Download
Elevation Contours – 500 ft interval Preview Metadata Download
USGS Elevation Ranges Preview Metadata Download

007 - Environmental

environmental resources, protection, and conservation (e.g., natural resources, pollution, impact assessment, monitoring, land analysis)

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 **NOAA Habitat Blueprint (West Hawaii Focus Area)  Preview  Metadata  Download

008 - Geologic and Geophysical

information pertaining to the earth sciences (e.g., geology, minerals, earthquakes, landslides, volcanoes, soils, gravity, permafrost, hydrogeology, erosion)

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Agricultural Lands of Importance to the State of Hawaii (ALISH) Preview Metadata Download
Geothermal and Warm Ground Water
  1. Geothermal Resource
  2. Warm Ground Water
  1. Geothermal Resource
  2. Warm Ground Water
  1. Geothermal Resource
  2. Warm Ground Water
Land Evaluation and Site Assessment (LESA) Preview Metadata Download
*Land Study Bureau Classification (LSB) Preview
  1. Metadata
  2. Acreage Table
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Major Land Resource Areas Preview
  1. Metadata Summary
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Soils Download

009 - Human Health and Safety

health, health services, human ecology, and safety (e.g., disease, illness, factors affecting health, hygiene, substance abuse)

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*Assisted Living Facilities Preview Metadata Download
Emergency Shelters Preview
  1. Metadata Summary
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  3. Maui County
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*Fire Response Zones Preview Metadata Download
*Flood Hazard Zones Preview
  1. Metadata Summary
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Lava Flow Hazard Zones Preview Metadata Download
Skilled Nursing Facilities Preview Metadata Download
*Tsunami Evacuation Zones Preview Metadata Download
Tsunami Wave Heights Preview Metadata Download
Water Quality Monitoring Sites Preview Metadata Download
Wildfire Risk Ratings Preview Metadata Download

010 - Imagery and Basemaps

base maps (e.g., land cover, topographic maps, imagery, annotations)

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Hillshades Preview
  1. TIF Format
  2. JPEG Format
  3. SID Format
  4. Color Hillshades
  1. Hawaii TIF|JPG|SID|*Color
  2. Kahoolawe TIF|JPG|SID|Color
  3. Kauai TIF|JPG|SID|Color
  4. Lanai TIF|JPG|SID|Color
  5. Maui TIF|JPG|SID|Color
  6. Molokai TIF|JPG|SID|Color
  7. Niihau TIF|JPG|SID|Color
  8. Oahu TIF|JPG|SID|Color
*LANDSAT Images Preview
  1. Hawaii
  2. Kauai-Niihau
  3. Maui-Kahoolawe
  4. Molokai
  5. Lanai
  6. Oahu
  1. Hawaii (JP2)
  2. Kauai-Niihau (JP2)
  3. Maui-Kahoolawe (JP2)
  4. Molokai (JP2)
  5. Lanai (JP2)
  6. Oahu (JP2)
**LANDSAT Mosaic Images Preview Metadata Download
Land Cover Analysis: Impervious Surface and Land Cover Data (C-CAP) Preview Metadata Download
Land Cover Analysis (GAP) Preview Metadata Download
Land Use / Land Cover Preview Metadata Download

011 - Military and Intelligence

military bases, structures, activities (e.g., military bases, structures, activities)

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012 - Inland Water Resources

inland water features, drainage systems and characteristics (e.g., rivers, glaciers, lakes, water use plans, dams, currents, floods, water quality, hydrographic charts)

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Aquifers (DLNR) Preview Metadata Download
Aquifers (DOH) Preview Metadata Download
Dams Preview
  1. Metadata
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National Hydrography Dataset Preview Metadata
  1. Hawaii
  2. Kahoolawe
  3. Kauai
  4. Lanai
  5. Maui
  6. Molokai
  7. Niihau
  8. Oahu 
*Streams Preview Metadata Download
Streams with Aquatic Resources (1990 Hawaii Stream Assessment) Preview Metadata Download
Streams with Cultural Resources (1990 Hawaii Stream Assessment) Preview Metadata Download
Streams with Diverse Resources (1990 Hawaii Stream Assessment) Preview Metadata Download
Streams with Riparian Resources (1990 Hawaii Stream Assessment) Preview Metadata Download
Underground Injection Control (UIC) Preview Metadata Download
Waterfalls Preview Metadata Download
Watersheds Preview
  1. Metadata (Polygon)
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013 - Locations and Geodetic Networks

positional information and services (e.g., addresses, geodetic networks, control points, postal zones, place names)

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Geographic Place Names Preview Metadata Download
Mile Markers Preview Metadata Download
Triangulation Stations Preview
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014 - Oceans and Estuaries

features and characteristics of salt water bodies (e.g., tides, tidal waves, coastal information, reefs)

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Aids to Navigation Preview
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Body Surfing Sites Preview Metadata Download
Bottom Type Preview
  1. Metadata Summary
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Bottomfish Restricted Fishing Areas Preview
  1. Metadata (Polygons)
  2. Metadata (Points)
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Coastal Resources Preview Metadata Download
Coastline Preview Metadata Download
Coral Reefs (From NOAA Nautical Charts) Preview
  1. Metadata Summary
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Dumping Areas Preview
  1. Metadata Summary
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Explosive Dumping Areas Preview
  1. Metadata Summary
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*Fish Aggregating Devices Preview Metadata Download
Fish Catch Areas Preview Metadata Download
Islets Preview Metadata Download
Longline Prohibited Fishing Areas Preview Metadata Download
Obstructions Preview
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Ocean Depth Ranges Preview Metadata Download
Ocean Polygon Preview Metadata Download
Ocean Recreation Areas Preview
  1. orecgenl.txt
  2. orecspec.txt
  3. orecsubz.txt
  4. oreczones.txt
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Offshore Installation Preview
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**Shoreline Public Access Preview Metadata Download
Submerged Buoys Preview
  1. Metadata Summary
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Three Nautical Mile Boundaries Preview Metadata Download
Twelve Nautical Mile Boundaries Preview Metadata Download
Unexploded Ordnance Preview
  1. Metadata Summary
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Water Quality Classifications Preview
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Whale Sanctuary Boundaries Preview Metadata Download
Wrecks Preview
  1. Metadata Summary
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015 - Cadastral and Land Descriptions

information used for appropriate actions for future use of the land (e.g., land use maps, zoning maps, cadastral surveys, land ownership)

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Conservation District Subzones Preview Metadata Download
Development Plans Preview Metadata Download
*Government Land Ownership Preview Metadata Download
*Important Agricultural Lands (IAL) Preview Metadata Download
*Large Landowners
  1. Hawaii
  2. Kauai
  3. Maui-Kahoolawe
  4. Molokai-Lanai
  5. Oahu
  1. Metadata
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*LUPAG (Land Use Pattern Allocation Guide) for Island of Hawaii Preview Metadata Download
*Special Management Area (SMA) Preview Metadata Download
*State Land Use Districts Preview
  1. Metadata
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*TMK Parcels (All Islands) Preview
  1. Oahu Parcels
  2. Oahu Plats
  3. Neighbor Islands
  1. *Hawaii
  2. Kauai
  3. *Maui County
  4. Niihau
  5. *Oahu
  6. *Oahu Plats
Zoning, C&C of Honolulu Preview Metadata Download
*Zoning, County of Hawaii Preview Metadata Download

016 - Cultural and Demographic

characteristics of society and culture (e.g., anthropology, archaeology, religion, demographics, crime and justice)

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Ahupua’a Boundaries (Historic Land Divisions) Preview Metadata Download
2010 Census Data:
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Census Blocks – 2010 Preview Metadata Download
Census Block Groups – 2010 Preview Metadata Download
Census County Boundaries – 2010 Preview Metadata Download
Census County Divisions (Districts) – 2010 Preview Metadata Download
Census Designated Places – 2010 Preview Metadata Download
Census Hawaiian Homelands – 2010 Preview Metadata Download
**Census Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMA) – 2010 Preview Metadata Download
Census State Legislative District Lower Chamber (State House Districts) – 2010 Preview Metadata Download
Census State Legislative District Upper Chamber (State Senate Districts) – 2010 Preview Metadata Download
Census Tracts – 2010 Preview Metadata Download
Census U.S. Congressional Districts – 2010 Preview Metadata Download
**Census Urbanized Areas and Urban Clusters – 2010 Preview Metadata Download
Census Zip Code Tabulation Areas – 2010 Preview Metadata Download
Census 2010 Reports by Hawaii State Data Center
Census 2010 Tables Metadata Download

017 - Facilities and Structures

man-made construction (e.g., architecture, buildings, museums, churches, factories, housing, monuments, shops, towers)

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**Preschool Locations Preview Metadata Download
Private School Locations Preview Metadata Download
*Public School Locations Preview Metadata Download

018 - Transportation Networks

means and aids for conveying persons and/or goods (e.g., roads, airports, airstrips, shipping routes, tunnels, nautical charts, vehicle and vessel locations, aeronautical charts, railways, trails)

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Boating Facilities Preview
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Harbors Preview
  1. Metadata (Polygons)
  2. Metadata (Points)
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*Na Ala Hele State Trails and Access System Preview Metadata Download
Roads – C&C of Honolulu Preview
  1. Metadata Summary
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Roads – County of Hawaii Street Centerlines Preview Metadata Download
*Roads (Major and Minor), County of Maui Preview Metadata Download
Roads – County of Kauai Preview Metadata Download
Roads – State and County Routes (State DOT) Preview Metadata Download

019 - Utilities Networks

energy, water and waste systems, and communications infrastructure (e.g., hydroelectricity, geothermal, solar, and nuclear sources of energy, water purification and distribution, sewage collection and disposal, electrical and gas distribution, data communication, telecommunication, radio, communication networks)

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Cables Preview
  1. Metadata Summary
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Offshore Sewer Lines Preview
  1. Metadata Summary
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