Aiea is a census-designated place (CDP) located in the City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii. The CDP's population during the 2000 census was 9,019. It is an important suburb of Honolulu.
Aiea is the home of Pearlridge, Hawaii's largest enclosed shopping center and second largest shopping center in the state. The Hawaii Department of Public Safety operates the Halawa Correctional Facility in an area near CDP.