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Welcome to Papaikou ...

Papaikou is located on the island of Hawaii.

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

Papaikou is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Papaikou is within the boundaries of the (808) area code.

The ZIP code for Papaikou: 96781<3>

Communities near Papaikou ...

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

  • Hilo
  • Honomu
  • Hakalau
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hakalau
    • Hakalau lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Papaikou
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Hakalau
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hakalau<5>
  • Keaau
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keaau
    • Keaau lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Papaikou
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keaau have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keaau
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keaau<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ninole
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ninole
      • Ninole lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Papaikou
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Ninole
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ninole<5>
    • Kurtistown
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kurtistown
      • Kurtistown lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Papaikou
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kurtistown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kurtistown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kurtistown<5>
    • Papaaloa
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Papaaloa
      • Papaaloa lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Papaikou
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Papaaloa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Papaaloa<5>
    • Mountain View
    • Orchidlands Estates
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orchidlands Estates
      • Orchidlands Estates lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Papaikou
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchidlands Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchidlands Estates
    • Hawaiian Acres
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hawaiian Acres
      • Hawaiian Acres lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Papaikou
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawaiian Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawaiian Acres

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Papaikou ...

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

Adding Papaikou to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Mentions & References for Papaikou

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Papaikou. 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 Papaikou - 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 Papaikou). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Papaikou 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 '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- Papaikou) 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 Papaikou. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PapaikouOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Papaikou. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 19.7889, Longitude: -155.0958       In this case, the coordinates for Papaikou 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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