The killer tsunami was the result of an earthquake that occured in Aleutian Islands.
The tsunami was among the most destructive tidal waves the Hawaii Island and the town of Laupahoehoe ever experienced; it destroyed numerous important infrastructures and claimed many lives.
Metropolitan divisions are conceptually similar the primary metropolitan statistical areas (PMSAs) defined under previous standards.
Adjacently located to the turquoise waters of the Pacific Ocean, this little heaven on earth is home to breathtaking sceneries and cordial people.
Laupahoehoe is famous for its amazing coastal vistas.
Many artists and writers find inspiration in the serene and spectacular setting the seascape provides.
To be considered a Metro area, population must exceed 50,000."A Core Based Statistical Area is the official term for a functional region based around an urban center of at least 10,000 people, based on standards published by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in 2000.
To be considered a Metro area, population must exceed 50,000."A metropolitan statistical area containing an urbanized area of at least 2.5 million people can be subdivided into two or more 'metropolitan divisions', provided specified criteria are met.
The population is a hodgepodge of various races and ethnicities --- in fact, only 6.1% of its population are Native Hawaiians.
In recent years, many Whites, Asians, and Hispanics have made Laupahoehoe their home despite the 37.00% higher cost of living when compared to other areas in the US.
These standards are used to replace the definitions of metropolitan areas that were defined in 1990.
A CBSA is broken into two sub categories, Metro and Micro, and are detailed in the CBSA Type Field. To be considered a Micro area, population must be between 10,000 and 50,000.
Laupahoehoe is situated along the lush Hamakua Coast of Hawaii Island, making it a haven to tourists who are escaping the bustle and the noise of the more popular but often crowded Hawaii destinations.