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I tried to take photos of the drive. We were randomly driving through the coast then the forest. "A" and i just talked and listen to Brian, the driver. I was listening to him sometimes other times i was zoning out. "A" and i were  randomly talking to the newlyweds, we talked about the activties we ahve done so far and our last activities on Friday.




Haʻikū-Paʻuwela is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaiʻi, United States. The population was 6,578 at the 2000 census.




Haʻikū-Paʻuwela is located at [show location on an interactive map] 20°55′14″N, 156°18′45″W (20.
920528, -156.312631).


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 18.0 square miles (46.6 km²), of which, 15.8 square miles (40.8 km²) of it is land and 2.2 square miles (5.8 km²) of it (12.50%) is water.




As of the census of 2000, there were 6,578 people, 2,310 households, and 1,524 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 417.5 people per square mile (161.2/km²). There were 2,454 housing units at an average density of 155.8/sq mi (60.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 56.20% White, 0.52% African American, 0.53% Native American, 10.14% Asian, 7.01% Pacific Islander, 0.97% from other races, and 24.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.27% of the population.


There were 2,310 households out of which 35.
9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.0% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.0% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.29.


In the CDP the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 34.3% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 104.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.1 males.


The median income for a household in the CDP was $45,397, and the median income for a family was $52,350. Males had a median income of $35,737 versus $29,610 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,702. About 8.1% of families and 16.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.5% of those under age 18 and 8.0% of those age 65 or over.


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