Lihue, HI has one automotive school within its city limits. Kauai Community College has a total student population of 1,345. It is the 5690th highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of Hawaii (#1 is University of Hawaii at Manoa).
Automotive students from Lihue schools who go on to become automotive technicians, automotive engineers, mechanics, automotive specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 606,990 people working as automotive service technicians and mechanics alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,880. Also, Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles make on average $29,880 per year and there are about 17,090 of them employed in the US today.
Lihue lies in Kauai county, which is one of the 4 counties in Hawaii. Overall, the Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area has 157,120 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.24/hr average worker wage, and a $40,030 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kauai Community College ends up costing a student $2,452/yr.