Pāpaʻaloa, Hawaii

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Pāpaʻaloa, Hawaii
Pāpaʻaloa, Hawaii is located in Hawaii
Pāpaʻaloa, Hawaii
Pāpaʻaloa, Hawaii
Location within the state of Hawaii
Coordinates: 19°58′44″N 155°13′16″W / 19.97889°N 155.22111°W / 19.97889; -155.22111Coordinates: 19°58′44″N 155°13′16″W / 19.97889°N 155.22111°W / 19.97889; -155.22111
CountryUnited States
10 ft (3 m)
Time zoneUTC-10 (Hawaii-Aleutian (HST))
ZIP codes
GNIS feature ID363109

Pāpaʻaloa (also spelled Papaaloa) is an unincorporated community on the island of Hawaiʻi in Hawaiʻi County, Hawaii, United States. It lies along Hawaii Route 19 north of Hilo, the county seat of Hawaiʻi County.[1] Its elevation is 10 feet (3 m) Because the community has borne multiple names, the Board on Geographic Names officially designated it "Papaaloa" in 1914 and 1954 before assigning the current name in 2001.[2] It has a post office with the ZIP code 96780.[3]