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Apua, Hawaii

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Welcome to Apua ...

So far, we have found very little information about Apua. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Apua to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Apua, please Contact Us.

Apua would have been located within present day Hawaii County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Apua is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Apua was located is in the Hawaiian/Aleutian Standard Time Zone (HST) and does not observe daylight saving time

If Apua still existed, it would have been in the (808) area code.

Communities near Apua ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Apua and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Ainaloa   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Eden Roc   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fern Acres   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Fern Forest   [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hawaiian Acres   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hawaiian Paradise Park   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Apua.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Apua. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Apua.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Apua:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Apua no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Hawaii

About Hawaii County

About Hawaii

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hawaii County: www.hawaii-county.com/

The official website for State of Hawaii: www.hawaii.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Apua, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Apua - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Apua. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Apua) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apua. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 19.2614, Longitude: -155.1961     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Apua have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Apua.