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Kipahulu, Hawaii

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Welcome to Kipahulu ...

Kipahulu is located on the island of Maui, which makes up the majority of Maui County.

Kipahulu is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Kipahulu is within the (808) area code.

Communities near Kipahulu ...

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

  • Hana
  • Kula
  • Olinda
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olinda
    • Olinda lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northwest of Kipahulu
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  • Makawao
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    • Pukalani
    • Ulupalakua
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ulupalakua
      • Ulupalakua lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the west of Kipahulu
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    • Haliimaile
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haliimaile
      • Haliimaile lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the northwest of Kipahulu
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    • Haiku
    • Kailua Village
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kailua Village
      • Kailua Village lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northwest of Kipahulu
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kailua Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kailua Village
    • Wailea

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kipahulu ...

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

Adding Kipahulu to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kipahulu 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 Kipahulu was on a map titled Road Map for Hawaii (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

Mentions & References for Kipahulu

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kipahulu - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kipahulu) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kipahulu. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KipahuluOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kipahulu. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 20.6529, Longitude: -156.0572    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.






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