Kihei, Hawaii Broadband Internet Service

There are a total of 3 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Kihei, Hawaii and meet the minimum accepted broadband definition of 25 Mbps download speed. Our proprietary ranking calculation takes into account different aspects of useable download speed, upload speed and coverage area. For example, an increase of 100 Mbps download speed from 200 Mbps to 300 Mbps is much more significant for users than an increase from 1000 Mbps to 1100Mpbs. Also, for nearly all users download speed is much more important than upload speed. Our ranked ordering of internet service providers in Kihei:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps99.8%
2ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
3HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Kihei HI Internet Access Options

When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Kihei have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Kihei compare to Maui County? The average speed in Kihei is 29.78 Mbps which is faster than Maui County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Hawaii average of 23.21 Mbps.

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Kihei Internet Access Facts

  • The average upload speed in Kihei is 7.06 Mbps. This is 21.7% faster than the Maui County average and 39.1% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 95.3% of Maui County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 20.9% of Maui County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Maui County is 17.58 Mbps based upon 301048 samples taken in the past year

  • The average download speed in Kihei is 28.3% faster than the average in Hawaii and 8.1% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average internet download speed in Kihei is 29.78 Mbps based upon 104192 measurements taken in the last 12 months

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Internet Access Technologies

DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Kihei residents who have access to each of these technology types.


Internet Service FAQs

Who has the best internet service near me?

Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Spectrum as the top provider for Kihei, Hawaii.

Who has the fastest internet service in Kihei?

Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Kihei.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Kihei, Hawaii?

The following zip codes were used: 96753

What is fiber internet service?

Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Kihei internet service.

Speed Devices Typical Usage
25+ Mbps1-2 devicesWeb browsing
Music streaming
HD video streaming
100+ Mbps3-5 devicesVideo conferencing
4K video streaming
Online gaming
1000+ Mbps6+ devicesMultiple video or 4K streams
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How do the internet speeds in Kihei compare to other cities in Hawaii?

Click through to see how the Kihei broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Anahola, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Kailua, Kula, Olinda, Royal Kunia, Wheeler Afb

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Kihei, Hawaii population.

What is DSL internet service?

DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Kihei, Hawaii?

Spectrum provides broadband internet service to 99.8% of Kihei.




Kihei Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services

Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.


Spectrum

  • 125+ channels
  • Flexible packages
  • 85,000 OnDemand titles
  • All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
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DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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