Destination guide

The lively city of Honokaa awaits you

Take a vacation to Honokaa and enjoy the area's opera, theater scene and entertainment. Renowned for its waterfalls, island views and hiking, this city welcomes all visitors. Mauna Kea Observatory and Mauna Kea are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Honokaa

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Honokaa a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hamakua Country Club (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Subaru Telescope (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • ATV Outfitters (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)
  • Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company Visitor's Center (20.9 mi / 33.7 km)
  • Big Island Eco Adventures 2 (23.8 mi / 38.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Honokaa

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Honokaa is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mauna Kea (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Hapuna Beach State Park (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)
  • Kalopa State Recreation Area (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Hiilawe Waterfall (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Waipio Valley Lookout (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)

Transportation to and around Honokaa

The nearest airport is in Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), located 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Hilo, HI (ITO-Hilo Intl.), which is 39.1 mi (63 km) away.

Where to stay around Honokaa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 137 holiday lettings near Honokaa. From 82 Houses to 18 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Honokaa is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Honokaa?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Honokaa:

  • Kona Palisades: 192 holiday homes
  • Kohala Estates: 43 holiday homes
  • Sunset Ridge: 68 holiday homes
  • Bluffs: 23 holiday homes
  • Kulalani: 190 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Honokaa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Honokaa. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kalopa State Recreation Area: 91 holiday lettings
  • Hiilawe Waterfall: 496 holiday lettings
  • Waipio Valley Lookout: 434 holiday lettings
  • Hamakua Country Club: 89 holiday lettings
  • UCC Hawaii Kona Coffee Estate: 2,284 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Honokaa listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Honokaa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 82 Houses in Honokaa. Our other popular types of Honokaa holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 12 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Honokaa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 36 holiday homes with pool available in Honokaa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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