- TripBuzz found 69 things to do with kids in or near Kawaihae, Hawaii, including 61 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Waikoloa, Waimea, Kailua-Kona and Kapaau.
- From Endless Summer Charters to Siren Sportfishing, the Kawaihae area offers 55 different types of family activities, including: Beaches, Gardens, Food Shops and Historic Sites.
- Located on the west side of the big island of Hawaii is the city of Kawaihae. With it's port popular for it's fuel depot and military landing site, the charming downtown area of town is primarily for tourists to enjoy local cuisine and shopping. The city is also a popular area for surfing and is home to Pua Kailima o Kawaihae Cultural Surf Park.
A remnant of an ancient volcanic eruption, the Pua Po o Lava Tube is a must-see for volcano enthusiasts. Visitors are permitted to hike there alone, but ranger-guided tours offer additional insight into the origin and importance of the lava tube.
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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.
The Pu'u 'O'o Trail heads in the direction of Volcano Village through pioneer ohia forest, brush, and grasslands. Hikers are able to pass over the solidified lava flows from 1855 and 1881, and seasonal bird hunting is allowed by permit.
31-313 Old Mamalahoa Hwy., Hakalau, HI 96710 MoreLess Info
Hakalau, Hawaii is home to The Umauma Experience, a zipline course for kids and adults. The company offers zipline tours, kayaking, waterfall swimming and other high-octane activities for visitors craving an adrenaline rush.
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.