Kealia, Hawaii

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Kealia, Hawaii
Unincorporated community
Kealia, Hawaii is located in Hawaii
Kealia, Hawaii
Kealia, Hawaii
Location within the state of Hawaii
Coordinates: 22°6′7″N 159°18′31″W / 22.10194°N 159.30861°W / 22.10194; -159.30861Coordinates: 22°6′7″N 159°18′31″W / 22.10194°N 159.30861°W / 22.10194; -159.30861
Country United States
State Hawaii
County Kauai
Elevation 16 ft (5 m)
Time zone Hawaii-Aleutian (HAST) (UTC-10)
 • Summer (DST) HADT (UTC-9)
ZIP codes 96751
GNIS feature ID 360952

Kealia (literally, "the salt encrustation" in Hawaiian[1]) is an unincorporated community on the island of Kauai in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Its elevation is 16 feet (5 m). The Board on Geographic Names officially designated it "Kealia" in 1914.[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 96751.[3] James Wood Bush, a Hawaiian veteran of the American Civil War and later Mormon convert was a resident of Kealia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mary Kawena Pukui, Samuel Hoyt Elbert and Esther T. Mookini (2004). "lookup of Kealia ". in Place Names of Hawai'i. Ulukau, the Hawaiian Electronic Library, University of Hawaii Press. Retrieved November 12, 2010. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kealia, Hawaii, Geographic Names Information System, 1981-02-06. Accessed 2008-04-08.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup