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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Honokaa?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 123 vacation rentals near Honokaa. From 78 Houses to 14 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Honokaa for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Honokaa:

  • Kona Palisades: 185 vacation rentals
  • Kulalani: 192 vacation rentals
  • Kohala Estates: 34 vacation rentals
  • Francolin Place: 99 vacation rentals
  • The Cape: 102 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Honokaa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Honokaa. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Waipio Valley Lookout: 418 vacation rentals
  • Kalopa State Recreation Area: 84 vacation rentals
  • Hiilawe Waterfall: 476 vacation rentals
  • Hamakua Country Club: 83 vacation rentals
  • Katsu Goto Memorial: 81 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Honokaa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 78 Houses in Honokaa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Honokaa include:

  • Bungalows: 14 rentals available
  • Cottages: 14 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 10 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Honokaa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 27 vacation rentals with pool available in Honokaa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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