- The list below includes 65 free or cheap things to do in or near Honaunau, Hawaii, including 41 different types of inexpensive activities like Historic Sites, Bay, Beaches and Farms & Ranches.
- From Honaunau Bay to Manini Kapahukapu Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Honaunau and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Kealakekua, Captain Cook, Kailua-Kona and Holualoa.
Visually-striking Manini Kapahukapu Beach features clear water, soaring palm trees and unusual lava formations. The bay is often choppy, and visitors are advised to stay on land unless the water is calm. The beach is a favorite among children because of its fine-grained sand and shallow, warm water.
94% 989 votes
P.O. Box 129, Honaunau, HI 96726 MoreLess Info
Managed by the National Park Service the Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (Place of Refuge) is a huge park that served as a legal sanctuary for ancient Hawaiians. Today, the park is extremely popular as a campsite and day-trip destination.
89% 352 votes
84-5140 Painted Church Rd Captain Cook, Honaunau, HI 96704 MoreLess Info
Erected in honor of Saint Benedict, The Painted Church is a Roman Catholic parish on the Big Island of Hawaii. It is perched on the shores of Kealakekua Bay and is an active parish known for its charitable work with mentally ill residents. Modestly-dressed visitors are always welcome.
94% 144 votes
83-5401 Paintd Church Road, Captain Cook, HI 96704 MoreLess Info
Overlooking the Kealakekua Bay and the National Park, Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary is home to a wide range of tropical plants and orchids as well as many ancient Hawaiian petroglyphs and Tibetan Sand paintings which can be reached through the paved walking trails that line the gardens.
93% 112 votes
82-5810 Napoopoo Road, Captain Cook, HI 96704 MoreLess Info
Kona Pacific Farmers Cooperative specializes in Hawaii-Grown Macadamias and quality Kona coffee made from hand-picked Kona beans. The association has been in business since 1910 and is owned and operated by the member farmers.
Kealia Ranch is a 12,000 acre working cattle ranch that was founded in 1915. Today, the Ranch offers diverse activities from ranching to wild game hunting, farming of cacao and coffee, to working to save endangered Hawaiian birdlife.
75% 142 votes
82-6188 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, HI 96704 MoreLess Info
Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden is home to multiple species of endemic, indigenous, and Polynesian-introduced plants which flourished before the arrival of Captain Cook. The garden also maintains a varied landscape which comprises of coastal and argicultural lands as well as dry and upland forests.
Ueshima Coffee Company is a Japanese firm whose Hawaiian branch specializes in manufacturing and selling Kona Coffee. The company also offers the visitors a guided tour of the estate as well as the opportunity to roast their own personal brand of coffee.