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Hawaii Island overview

Hawaii Island is a friendly place, known for its beaches and natural features, and features picturesque views of the sea and the volcano. You'll enjoy activities like diving and snorkelling. Spend a relaxing day at Mauna Kea and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park when the weather is nice. Make plans to visit the popular Mauna Kea Observatory and Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park. A family-friendly area, Hawaii Island also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Hawaii Island

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Hawaii Island has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Hawaii Island with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Hawaii Island hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Hawaii Island hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Hawaii Island

Fly in to Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), 29.6 mi (47.7 km) from central Hawaii Island. Hilo, HI (ITO-Hilo Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 32.9 mi (53 km) away.

What to see around Hawaii Island

Outdoor activities are on hand like diving and snorkelling, along with attractions such as:
  • • Kipuka Puaulu Trail
  • • Halemaumau Trail
  • • Pu'u Huluhulu trail
  • • Pu'u 'O'o Trail
  • • Native Hawaiian Lava
Sights that are especially popular with families include:
  • • Mauna Loa Observatory
  • • Subaru Telescope
  • • Ka'u Coffee Mill
  • • Akatsuka Orchid Gardens
  • • Bay View Farm
Its beaches and volcano are well known. Favourite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Mauna Kea State Recreation Area
  • • Mauna Kea
  • • Kilauea
  • • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • • Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary
Top sights in the area include:
  • • Mauna Kea Observatory
  • • Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park
  • • University of Hawaii at Hilo
  • • Captain Cook Monument
  • • Imiloa Astronomy Center

When to visit Hawaii Island

Wondering which time of year to travel or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal trends to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 26°C day, 17°C night
  • April-June: 28°C day, 18°C night
  • July-September: 29°C day, 20°C night
  • October-December: 28°C day, 18°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 828 cm
  • April-June: 686 cm
  • July-September: 777 cm
  • October-December: 936 cm
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