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Welcome to Makawao ...

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

Makawao is 1,570 feet [479 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Makawao is located in the (808) area code.

The ZIP code for Makawao: 96768<2>

Communities near Makawao ...

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

  • Haiku
  • Kaheka Village
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaheka Village
    • Kaheka Village lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Makawao
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kaheka Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Kula
  • Nashiwa Village
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nashiwa Village
    • Nashiwa Village lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Makawao
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashiwa Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashiwa Village
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hawaiian - Spanish Village
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hawaiian - Spanish Village
      • Hawaiian - Spanish Village lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Makawao
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawaiian - Spanish Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawaiian - Spanish Village
    • Orpheum Village
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orpheum Village
      • Orpheum Village lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Makawao
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orpheum Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orpheum Village
    • Paia
    • School Village
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for School Village
      • School Village lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Makawao
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for School Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Store Village
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Store Village
      • Store Village lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Makawao
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Store Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Store Village
    • Kuau
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kuau
      • Kuau lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Makawao
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kuau

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Makawao ...

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

Adding Makawao to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Mentions & References for Makawao

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Hawaii

About Hawaii

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Makawao. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Makawao - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>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 Makawao). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Makawao or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<3>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- Makawao) 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 Makawao. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MakawaoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Makawao. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 20.8511, Longitude: -156.3143    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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