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An introduction with general information, visitor resources and facts about the community of Puako on the Big Island of Hawaii.

COMMUNITY NAME: Puako
NAME IN HAWAIIAN: PuakĊ
STATUS: census designated place
PHYSICAL SIZE: 5.44 square miles
POPULATION: 267 (as of 2020 census)
ELEVATION: zero feet above sea level
ZIP CODE: 96738 and 96743)
SITUATED:
DISTRICT: South Kohala District
ISLAND AND REGION: Northwest Hawaii Island
COUNTY: Hawaii County

Resort Developments:
- Mauna Loa Development
- Mauna Lani Development
- Waikoloa Beach Resort Development

ENTITY: Puako Petroglyph Archaeological District
ALSO KNOWN AS: Puako Petroglyph Park
ALSO KNOWN AS: Waikoloa Petroglyph Field
ARTICLES
- gohawaii.com --> big island --> puako petroglyph archeological preserve
- lovebigisland.com --> waikoloa-petroglyphs
PICTURES:
- commons.wikimedia.org --> puako petroglyph archaeological district
- commons.wikimedia.org --> waikoloa petroglyph field

Golf Courses
- Francis H. Ii Brown North Golf Course | Mauna Lani Resort |
- Francis H. Ii Brown South Golf Course | Mauna Lani Resort |
- Beach Nine Golf Course | Waikoloa Beach Resort | https://www.waikoloabeachgolf.com/beach-nine/
- Lakes Nine Golf Course | Waikoloa Beach Resort | https://www.waikoloabeachgolf.com/lakes-nine/
- Kings' Nine Golf Course | Waikoloa Beach Resort | https://www.waikoloabeachgolf.com/kings-nine/
Waikoloa Beach Golf Club | Waikoloa Beach Resort | https://www.waikoloabeachgolf.com/

Shopping Centers
- Shops at Mauna Lani | Mauna Lani Resort |
- Kings' Shops | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Queens' Marketplace | Waikoloa Beach Resort |

Other Attractions
- 49 Black Sand Beach | https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:49_Black_Sand_Beach
- Ascension Mission Catholic Church
- Beach 67 | https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Beach_67
- Hoku Loa Church | https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Hoku_Loa_Church_(Puako,_Hawaii)
- Hokuloa_Church | https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Hokuloa_Church_(Puako)
- Puako Bay | https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Puako_Bay
- Puako Bay Puako Reef Fishery
- Waikoloa Beach | https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Waikoloa_Beach

Lodging
- Hilton Waikoloa Village | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Hilton Grand Vacations | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort and Spa | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Marriott's Waikoloa Ocean Club | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Lava Lava Beach Club Cottages | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
Condominiums
- Fairway Villas | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Halii Kai | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Kolea | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Shores at Waikoloa | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Vista Waikoloa | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Waikoloa Beach Villas | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Colony Villas | Waikoloa Beach Resort |

Dining
- Big Island Breakfast at Water's Edge | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Boat Landing Cantina | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Kamuela Provision Company | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Kohala Pool Bar | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Kona Tap Room | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Lagoon Grill | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Legends of Hawaii Luau | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Nui Italian | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Orchid Marketplace | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Shaka Cones / Big Island Ice Cream | Waikoloa Beach Resort |
- Waikoloa Coffee Company | Waikoloa Beach Resort |

Pictures:
- Wikimedia Commons "Puako Images" Category

Articles:
- Wikipedia "Puako" Article
- to-hawaii.com --> big island --> cities --> puako
- nature.org --> places we protect --> puako


NEARBY TOWNS:
Waikoloa Village

RELATED RESOURCES:
- Other Towns on Hawaii Island
- Introduction to Hawaii Island


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