Meet Hawaii : Meet Hawaii 2014
HAWAI‘I The Big Island 26 MEET HAWAI‘I The Hawaiian Islands: Hawai‘i Island From Kona International Airport (KOA) to: ‘Akaka Falls State Park 2hrs, 10 min Hāpuna Beach Park 30 min Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park 3 hrs, 15 min Kailua-Kona 15 min Kealakekua Bay 45 min Keauhou 25 min Onizuka Center for Astronomy, Mauna Kea 2 hrs Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau Historical Park 1 hr Waimea 45 min Waipi‘o Bay 1hr,30min From Hilo International Airport (ITO) to: ‘Akaka Falls State Park 30 min Hāpuna Beach Park 1hr,45min Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park 45 min Kailua-Kona: 2 hrs, 30 min Onizuka Center for Astronomy, Mauna Kea 1 hr Pu‘uhonuā o Hōnoaunau Historical Park 3 hrs Waimea 1hr,30min Waipi‘o Bay 1hr,30min DRIVING TIMES West — Kona North — Kohala Coast East — Hilo PRINCIPAL RESORT AREAS: Hawai‘i Island is home to some of the most diverse and unique natural environments on the planet and is considered the ultimate destination for science and adventure seekers. Nature creates the inspiration here, and of the nine national parks in Hawai‘i – five are found on Hawai‘i Island including the popular Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage site). The island was created by five massive volcanoes — with one, Kilauea, still active.
Meet Hawaii 2015