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Welcome to Waikapu ...


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Waikapu, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1956.

Waikapu is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Waikapu: (808)

Communities Also Named Waikapu ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Waikapu - it's located in Hawaii.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Waikapu.

Communities near Waikapu ...

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

  • Airport Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Airport Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Airport Village
  • Alabama Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alabama Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alabama Village
  • Kahului
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Puunene
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Sam Sing Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sam Sing Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sam Sing Village
  • Spanish B Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spanish B Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spanish B Village
  • Waiehu Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waiehu Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waiehu Village
  • Yung Hee Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yung Hee Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yung Hee Village
  • Lower Village Three
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lower Village Three have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower Village Three
  • Middle Village Three
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middle Village Three have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middle Village Three

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waikapu ...

Looking for more information about Waikapu? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Waikapu, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Waikapu.

Adding Waikapu to Our Gazetteer ...

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Waikapu.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Waikapu. 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 Waikapu - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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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