Anahola, Hawaii

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Anahola (literally "deadly winds" in Hawaiian) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauaʻi County, Hawaiʻi, United States. The population was 1,932 at the 2000 census.

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History

During the reign of King Kamehameha I, the islands of Kauaʻi was one of the last Hawaiian islands to join Kamehameha's Kingdom of Hawaiʻi. The ruler, Kaumualii, resisted Kamehameha for years, surviving two attempts to invade Kaua'i.

Geography

Anahola is located at 22°8′42″N 159°18′47″W / 22.145°N 159.31306°W / 22.145; -159.31306 (22.145049, -159.312969)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.9 square miles (10.2 km²), of which, 3.8 square miles (9.7 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (4.57%) is water.

The community is located on Hawaii Route 56 at the northeast coast of the island of Kauai. Anahola is adjacent to Anahola Bay, a bay of the Pacific Ocean.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,932 people, 549 households, and 422 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 514.8 people per square mile (198.9/km²). There were 606 housing units at an average density of 161.5/sq mi (62.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 13.72% White, 0.36% African American, 0.47% Native American, 7.14% Asian, 47.72% Pacific Islander, 1.40% from other races, and 29.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.13% of the population.

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