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Welcome to Hakalau ...

Hakalau is located on the island of Hawaii.


The location of Hakalau has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Hakalau, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1900.

Hakalau is 1,850 feet [564 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Hakalau lies in the Hawaiian/Aleutian Standard Time Zone (HST) and does not observe daylight saving time

The area code for Hakalau: (808)

The ZIP code for Hakalau: 96710<3>

Communities near Hakalau ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hakalau.

  • Honomu
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
  • Ninole
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ninole have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ninole
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ninole <4>
  • Pepeekeo
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pepeekeo have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pepeekeo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pepeekeo <4>
  • Papaikou
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Papaikou have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Papaikou
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Papaikou <4>
  • Papaaloa
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Papaaloa have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Papaaloa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Papaaloa <4>
  • Paukaa
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paukaa
  • Wainaku
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wainaku
  • Niu Village
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niu Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niu Village
  • Hilo
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Kukui Village
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kukui Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kukui Village

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hakalau. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hakalau.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hakalau. See our Newspapers Page for Hakalau.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hakalau ...

Looking for more information about Hakalau? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hakalau, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hakalau.

Adding Hakalau to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hakalau in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Hakalau was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Hakalau post office opened in 1900.

We also found Hakalau on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Hawaii (1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hakalau.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hakalau. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Hawaii: https://portal.ehawaii.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hakalau - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Hakalau). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hakalau or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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