RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Puako, Hawaii

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other HI
Communities

















Welcome to Puako ...

Puako is located on the island of Hawaii.

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

Puako is near sea level<2>.

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

Puako lies within the (808) area code.

Communities near Puako ...

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

  • Waikoloa Village
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waikoloa Village
    • Waikoloa Village lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Puako
    • 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<4>
  • Pu'uanahulu
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pu'uanahulu
    • Pu'uanahulu lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Puako
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pu'uanahulu
  • Waimea
  • Kuhio Village
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kuhio Village
    • Kuhio Village lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Puako
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kuhio Village
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kaupulehu - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaupulehu
      • Kaupulehu was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Puako
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kaupulehu have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Laupahoehoe
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laupahoehoe
      • Laupahoehoe lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Puako
      • 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<4>
    • Halaula
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halaula
      • Halaula lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Puako
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halaula have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halaula
    • Hawi
    • Kapaau
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kapaau
      • Kapaau lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Puako
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kapaau have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kapaau
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kapaau<4>
    • Niulii
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niulii
      • Niulii lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Puako
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niulii

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Puako ...

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

Adding Puako to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Mentions & References for Puako

Search for a Hawaii Community

About Hawaii

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Puako. 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 Puako - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Puako) 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 Puako. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PuakoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Puako. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 19.9750, Longitude: -155.8439       In this case, the coordinates for Puako have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 13 Aug 2022