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Puako

Trip Planner USA  /  Hawaii  /  Island of Hawaii  /  Kohala Coast  /  Puako
Puako is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States. The population was 429 at the 2000 census. The epicenter of the 2006 Hawaii earthquake was some 10km offshore of the village.GeographyPuako is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 15.9sqmi, of which, 10.3sqmi of it is land and 5.5sqmi of it is water.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 429 people, 215 households, and 118 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 41.6 people per square mile (16.1/km²). There were 702 housing units at an average density of 68.1 per square mile (26.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 71.56% White, 11.42% Asian, 4.43% Pacific Islander, and 12.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.26% of the population.There were 215 households out of which 14.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.1% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.43.
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You'll find the accommodations in Puako clustering between the coastal road and the sea. To choose from a greater variety of places to stay, consider the urban areas located north and south of Puako, linked conveniently by the coastal roads and Highway 19. Waikoloa Beach is an especially good alternative, as it offers both upscale and budget-friendly options.
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