- Our list of the best things to do in Pahala, Hawaii, features the top 32 nearby activities — including 20 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Pahala, HI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Tours, Water Activities, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 2 things to do within the city of Pahala, HI , followed by 28 popular activities in nearby cities, including Volcano, Naalehu, Captain Cook, Kailua-Kona, Honokaa, Volcanoes, Kawaihae, Pahoa, Waimea, Hilo, Kalapana and Ocean View
The gorgeous Ka'u Coffee Mill is an important Hawaiin destination for coffee lovers. The Mill grows many of its own beans and also work with those harvested at its regional affiliates. The visitor center doubles as an art gallery.
Pahala, Hawaii is home to the Wood Valley Temple, a working Buddhist temple and retreat that also functions as a bed and breakfast for non-Buddhist visitors. Guests are welcome and are asked to dress and act respectfully while in this sacred space.
Visiting is always free at the Manuka State Wayside Park. Open throughout the year from dawn until dusk, the park does not allow camping. Its most important feature is the 13-mile trail that passes through the middle of the park.
Erected by Hawaiian King Kamehameha I, Pu'ukohola is a submerged religious temple that is now a national park. The temple ruins are occupied by an extraordinarily large number of sharks. Whales also frequent the area.
Open to all skill levels, Surfer Bear Hawaii Surf Lessons provides visitors with an instructional session with an experienced surfer to learn how to catch a wave. It also has a children's version with smaller waves to practice on.
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The location surrounding this active volcano offers guests the opportunity to go both hiking and sightseeing. Visitors of the Kilauea Volcano who wish to see lava should take a helicopter tour of the area.
Kealakekua Bay is a conservation district for marine life and is the site of multiple arecheological and historical sites including religious temples and the Captain Cook Mountain. Visitors can enjoy a number of outdoor activities here which include kayaking, snorkeling and scuba diving.