Captain Cook, Hawaii

related topics
{household, population, female}
{area, community, home}
{island, water, area}
{area, part, region}
{town, population, incorporate}

Captain Cook is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaiʻi County, Hawaiʻi, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the CDP population was 3,206. The community, which is actually located in the land division of Kealakekua, is so named because the post office for the area was located in the Captain Cook Coffee Co. during the early 1900s.

Contents

Geography

Captain Cook is located at 19°29′54″N 155°54′15″W / 19.49833°N 155.90417°W / 19.49833; -155.90417 (19.498211, -155.904275).[1] According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 12.2 square miles (31.5 km²), all of it land.

Most of Captain Cook lies between the 800- and 2,000-foot (610 m) elevation, which makes it ideal as a coffee growing region. It sits on the top of an ancient fault which created the famous Kealakekua Bay. Prior to the 1960s, most of Captain Cook was part of the vast Kealakekua Ranch, founded in the 1850s by English immigrant Henry Nicholas Greenwell.[2]

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 3,206 people, 1,152 households, and 822 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 263.6 people per square mile (101.8/km²). There were 1,223 housing units at an average density of 100.6/sq mi (38.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 33.44% White, 0.22% African American, 0.19% Native American, 31.63% Asian, 7.86% Pacific Islander, 1.09% from other races, and 25.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.05% of the population.

Full article ▸

related documents
Cottonwood-Verde Village, Arizona
San Geronimo, California
Roselawn, Indiana
Sonoita, Arizona
Islip Terrace, New York
Mays Landing, New Jersey
Pinson, Alabama
Lionville-Marchwood, Pennsylvania
Central Islip, New York
Bayville, New York
Kingston, Oklahoma
Marlton, Maryland
Eclectic, Alabama
South Vacherie, Louisiana
Lansing, Illinois
La Cienega, New Mexico
Middletown, Maryland
Lambertville, Michigan
Chevy Chase Village, Maryland
Fleischmanns, New York
Hartford, Illinois
Brian Head, Utah
North Haven, New York
Forked River, New Jersey
Mitchellville, Maryland
La Vale, Maryland
Corinth, Vermont
Whitney, Nevada
Parc, New York
Weissport, Pennsylvania