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Welcome to Kapaau ...

Kapaau is located on the island of Hawaii.

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

Kapaau is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Kapaau lies within the (808) area code.

The ZIP code for Kapaau: 96755<3>

Communities near Kapaau ...

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

  • Laupahoehoe
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laupahoehoe
    • Laupahoehoe lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Kapaau
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laupahoehoe have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laupahoehoe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laupahoehoe<5>
  • Kukuihaele
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kukuihaele
    • Kukuihaele lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Kapaau
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kukuihaele have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kukuihaele
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kukuihaele<5>
  • Kuhio Village
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kuhio Village
    • Kuhio Village lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Kapaau
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kuhio Village
  • Waimea
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    • Puako
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Puako
      • Puako lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Kapaau
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Puako have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puako
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Puako<5>
    • Waikoloa Village
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waikoloa Village
      • Waikoloa Village lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Kapaau
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waikoloa Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waikoloa Village
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waikoloa Village<5>
    • Honokaa
    • Pu'uanahulu
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pu'uanahulu
      • Pu'uanahulu lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the south of Kapaau
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pu'uanahulu
    • Kaupulehu - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaupulehu
      • Kaupulehu was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Kapaau
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kaupulehu have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Paauilo
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paauilo
      • Paauilo lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Kapaau
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paauilo have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paauilo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paauilo<5>

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 Kapaau. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kapaau.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kapaau ...

Looking for more information about Kapaau? 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 Kapaau, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kapaau.

Adding Kapaau to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Kapaau was on a map titled Road Map for Hawaii (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Kapaau on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Kapaau

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kapaau. 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 have 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 Kapaau - 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 Kapaau). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kapaau or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kapaau) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kapaau. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KapaauOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kapaau. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 20.2339, Longitude: -155.8019       In this case, the coordinates for Kapaau have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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