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|• Total||1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)|
|• Land||1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,055 ft (322 m)|
|• Density||156/sq mi (60.2/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-10 (Hawaii-Aleutian)|
|GNIS feature ID||0364822|
Waiohinu (Hawaiian translation: "Shiny Water") is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in the district of Ka'u on the Big Island—Hawaiʻi, in the U.S. state of Hawaii. Waiohinu is the name of the community as well as the ahupua'a, Native Hawaiian subdivision. As of the 2010 census, the CDP had a population of 213.
Waiohinu is at the far southern tip of the island of Hawaii, on Hawaii Route 11, which is part of the Hawaii Belt Road. It is 57 miles (92 km) southeast of Kailua-Kona and 32 miles (51 km) southwest of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
Waiohinu's ZIP code is 96772, which it shares with the nearby community of Naalehu.
Wong Yuen Store was built in 1914 by Chinese immigrant Wong Yuen. It is currently the only store in operation in Waiohinu.
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- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Waiohinu CDP, Hawaii". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 8, 2017.
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Wong Yuen Store in Waiohinu closed on April 1, 2018. The largest employer in Waiohinu is now Pacific Quest, employing over 100.
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