Pāhoa is a census-designated place located in the U.S. state of Hawaii. It is within Hawai‘i County in the District of Puna part of the Hilo Metropolitan Statistical Area. It has a total area of 2.19 square miles at 19.494°N 154.946°W. The elevation is 655 feet above sea level. As of the 2010 census data, it had a total population of 945. The population density was 410.9/sq mi. Estimated per capita income in 2016 was $23,057. Recent job growth is positively increased by 2.45 percent. The average travel time is 26 minutes. It has Zip code 96778.