Island of Hawai‘i

From lush valleys to volcanic peaks, visitors to island of Hawai‘i can find a diverse range of experiences on the youngest and biggest of the Hawaiian Islands

A horse rider looks at Maunakea from Waimea on the island of Hawaii Image Hawaii Tourism Authority Heather Goodman
A horse rider looks at Maunakea from Waimea on the island of Hawaii Image Hawaii Tourism Authority Heather Goodman

Activities

What to see and do

See active volcanoes, swim with manta rays, visit coffee plantations and go horse riding on the island of Hawai’i

Best hotels and resorts

Where to stay

Stay at a resort in the Kona district on the west coast or the Kohala Coast, further to the north, a hotel in Hilo, or a lodge, inn or B&B in Upcountry Waimea

Best restaurants and cafés

Where to eat

Island of Hawai‘i’s restaurants and cafés serve beef raised on its cattle ranches, vegetables grown in its rich, volcanic soil and freshly caught seafood

Eat, Stay & Play

Family Travel

If your family likes adventure, the island of Hawai‘i is for you! Snorkel with manta rays, or hike through the Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.