A charming town that provides proximity to premier shopping, dining, and luxury resort amenities.

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Welcome to Puako on the northwest side of the Big Island. This charming town provides convenient ocean access and proximity to premier shopping, dining, and luxury resort amenities just a short drive away. Puako enjoys average temperatures ranging from 75 to 81 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year with minimal rainfall, usually under five inches per month.

Journeying along Puako Beach Drive, a turn to the right onto Old Puako Road leads to Waialea Bay, also known as Beach 69. This pristine white sand beach is popular among locals for snorkeling and scuba diving. It features public restrooms and showers. Continuing left on Puako Beach Drive leads to the Puako General Store.

Despite feeling secluded, this tranquil oceanfront town provides convenient access to the Big Island's most breathtaking beaches, dining options, golf courses, spas, and water activities. There are also many opportunities for purchasing homes in this community if you are looking for a quaint beach enclave.

Around Puako/Wailea, HI

There's plenty to do around Puako/Wailea, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Coffee And Aloha, LightSUP Hawaii, and Calley O'Neill and The Full Body Elixir.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.8 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.23 miles 43 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.32 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.82 miles 121 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Active 3.3 miles 112 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Active 2.39 miles 9 reviews 4.9/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Puako/Wailea, HI

Puako/Wailea has 140 households, with an average household size of 1.92. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Puako/Wailea do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 269 people call Puako/Wailea home. The population density is 83.88 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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46.1 / 53.9%

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