Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has four criminal justice schools within its city limits. Hawaii Pacific University, the highest ranked school in the city with a criminal justice program, has a total student population of 8,113. It is the 589th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Hawaii (#1 is University of Hawaii at Manoa). To learn more about criminal justice programs in Honolulu, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of criminal justice professors at Hawaii Pacific University such as Simeon Acoba, Craig Dela Cruz, Dennis Dunn, Faith Sparr, Sheryl Sunia, and John "jack" Tonaki.
Criminal Justice students from Honolulu schools who go on to become criminal justice administrators, public prosecutors, public defenders, judges, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 12,610 people working as criminal justice and law enforcement teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,750. Also, Police and sheriff's patrol officers make on average $55,180 per year and there are about 641,590 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Honolulu area alone, there are 2,170 employed police and sheriff's patrol officers earning an average salary of $54,620. Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in this area earn $57,480/yr and there are 150 employed.
Honolulu lies in Honolulu county, which is one of the 4 counties in Hawaii. Overall, the Honolulu area has 430,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,760 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Honolulu are held by criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, and 5/1000 are held by police and sheriff's patrol officers.
Of the 4 criminal justice schools in Honolulu, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Hawaii Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,566/yr) for criminal justice students, with Honolulu Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,399/yr.