Internet providers in Makawao, HI

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Makawao internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Makawao is comparable to the rest of Hawaii - 92%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Makawao area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Makawao residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 7.740% of those living in Makawao.

There are four internet providers serving the Makawao area, and 99.63% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Makawao's four internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Makawao

The largest internet providers in Makawao are Spectrum, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing cable and satellite options to Makawao.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Makawao residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Makawao’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Makawao residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Makawao covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Makawao residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Makawao, $53.33.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Makawao, $2.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Makawao. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Makawao's providers, 109 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

2 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.2 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Makawao covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Makawao where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Makawao, $53.33.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Makawao, $2.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 2 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.2 Mbps in Makawao. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Makawao's providers, 109 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Makawao covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Makawao where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Makawao, $53.33.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Makawao, $2.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Makawao. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Makawao's providers, 109 Mbps.

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Makawao, HI internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 Mbps Cable 100%
Hawaiian Telcom Communications, Inc. - - DSL 100%
Hawaiian Telcom Communications, Inc. - - Fiber-optic 7.735%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 2 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Hawaiian Telcom Communications, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Makawao with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 7.735% of households in Makawao. The next fastest internet provider in Makawao is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Makawao with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Makawao, $53.33.

Hawaiian Telcom Communications, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Makawao, covering 7.735% of the city.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.