Area Code "808" Details & History:
The 808 telephone area code covers the inhabited and developed areas of the Hawaiian Islands out to Midway Island. 808 was issued as Hawaii's area code shortly after its statehood in 1959. Telephone communications to and from Wake Island are connected through Hawaii, and therefore numbers there are also 808. Hawaii area code 808 has been in service since 1959. It has 372 landlines and 125 wireless prefixes (exchanges) serviced by 20 carriers. It covers 4 counties, 512 ZIP codes, and 74 cities, including Honolulu, Hilo, Kailua, Kaneohe, Kihei, Waipahu, Kailua Kona, Mililani, and Wailuku.
Counties served by this Area Code:
Hawaii, Honolulu, Kalawao, Kauai, and Maui!