Kapaahu
in Hawaii County of Hawaii, United States

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
19.339 and -155.011 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 19° 20' 20" and W -155° 0' 38"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - USD
Spoken languages:
English, Spanish, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:56 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Pacific/Honolulu
UTC/GMT offset: -10 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:36 am and 5:40 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-19.500 and 25.033 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Krombi Pits
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for United States in Northern America

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to United States.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning United States. Last Update: 2020-11-27 08:26:46

Delve into Kapaahu

Kapaahu in Hawaii County (Hawaii) is a town located in United States about 4,756 mi (or 7,655 km) west of Washington DC, the country's capital town.

Time in Kapaahu is now 06:56 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Honolulu with an UTC offset of -10 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Kapaahu. The closest airport in United States is Hilo International Airport in a distance of 27 mi (or 43 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), North-East. Also, if you like the game of golf, there are some options within driving distance.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Hilo, Wailuku, Waimanalo, Honolulu and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 72 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 68%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 15% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 27th of November 2020

22°C (71 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, few clouds.

Saturday, 28th of November 2020

22°C (71 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Sunday, 29th of November 2020

22°C (72 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

HD Video of Kilauea Volcano Lava Flowing near Kalapana on the Big Island of Hawaii

Published: August 08, 2010
Length: 57:10 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: DrBlizzardo

Raw (very obviously unedited) video, shot with a Nikon D90 of the lava flowing from Kilauea Volcano into the ocean near Kalapana on the Big Island of Hawaii, August, 2010. For details please...


July 2010 Movie Part 2

Published: August 27, 2010
Length: 18:28 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: lavapix

Produced with CyberLink PowerDirector July - August 2010 lava activity in Kalapana. Gary's house being destroyed and the new ocean entries. This video is comprised of many short clips. Activity...


Molten lava repaves highway 130 - Island of Hawaii

Published: May 05, 2010
Length: 17:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Leigh Hilbert

At dawn on the morning of May 5th, 2010 lava began reclaiming the terminus of highway 130 near Kalapana on the Big Island of Hawaii. The last time lava found this highway was the week of October...


Explosive ocean entry lava bench in pre-dawn light - Hawaii

Published: November 03, 2010
Length: 57:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Leigh Hilbert

Explosive lava bench collapse near Kalapana Hawaii November 2nd, 2010 Four-minute highlights of a thirty-minute event: In the pre-dawn light a quiet ocean entry lava flow suddenly begins...


July 2010 movie Part 1

Published: August 28, 2010
Length: 19:25 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: lavapix

July 2010 lava activity in Kalapana. Several days and nights leading up to the house destruction. This video is comprised of many short clips. Activity includes methane gas flames that were...


A bunch of tourists playing with lava

Published: September 12, 2013
Length: 14:47 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: spacestudent

This is perfectly safe, right? Taken on a poke-a-stick lava tour near Kalapana, Hawaii.


Lava Flow

Published: May 12, 2010
Length: 56:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Matnikstym K.

Lava flow at Kalapana 5/1/10.


Hawaii Lava Fishing for ono (Wahoo)

Published: June 22, 2008
Length: 23:49 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: LavaOceanAdventures

A scenic coastal lava tour- May 23rd, 2008 AM A morning troll lands us 3 Ono in route for the lava flow. Along the way taking in the sights of Kalapana, Kehena, the Cave of Refuge, Foxes...


July Movie Part 1

Published: August 27, 2010
Length: 08:53 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: lavapix

July 2010 lava activity in Kalapana. Several days and nights leading up to the house destruction. This video is comprised of many short clips. Activity includes methane gas flames that were...


Kilauea Methane Flame July 17, 2010

Published: July 18, 2010
Length: 35:31 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: lavapix

It was very windy so I can barely be heard. Might be a good thing :-) A visit to the latest lava flow and an all night giant methane flame on the mauka side of the advancing flow. The methane...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Kaimū, Hawaii

Kaimū was a small town in the Puna District on Island of Hawaiʻi that was completely destroyed by an eruptive flow of lava from the Kūpaʻianahā vent of the Kīlauea volcano in 1990. In Hawaiian, kai mū means "gathering [at the] sea" as to watch surfing. The lava flow that destroyed Kaimū and nearby Kalapana erupted from the southeast rift zone of Kīlauea. Kaimū was located on Kaimū Bay.

Located at 19.3583, -154.975 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Hawaii, Ghost towns in Hawaii

Popular in vicinity

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capture of the webcam Kapaahu: Kīlauea volcano, east rift zone

Kapaahu: Kīlauea volcano, east rift zone, Kapaahu (source)

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kupaahu, Kapaahu