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Welcome to Papaaloa ...

Papaaloa is located on the island of Hawaii.


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


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

Papaaloa is near sea level<2>.

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

The area code for Papaaloa: (808)

The ZIP code for Papaaloa: 96780<3>

Communities near Papaaloa ...

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

  • Kukui Village
    (4 miles [6.4 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
  • Milo Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milo Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milo Village
  • Ninole
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • 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>
  • Niu Village
    (4 miles [6.4 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
  • Ookala
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ookala have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ookala
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ookala <4>
  • Hakalau
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hakalau have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hakalau
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hakalau <4>
  • Honomu
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Paauilo
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Paauilo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paauilo <4>
  • Pepeekeo
    (12 miles [19.3 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
    (15 miles [24.1 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>

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Papaaloa ...

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

Adding Papaaloa to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Papaaloa 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 Papaaloa was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

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

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Papaaloa.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Papaaloa. 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 Papaaloa - 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 Papaaloa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Papaaloa 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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