Hotels in Hakalau, Hawaii

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Hakalau overview

Hakalau is a relaxing place known for its gardens and oceanfront, and surrounded by picturesque views of the volcano and beaches. You'll enjoy activities like whale watching. Take in some local culture at popular places like Pacific Tsunami Museum and Lyman Museum. University of Hawaii at Hilo and Akaka Falls are popular places to visit. Whatever you're into, Hakalau has something for you.

Where to stay in Hakalau

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Hakalau has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Hakalau with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Hakalau hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Hakalau hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Hakalau

Fly in to Hilo, HI (ITO-Hilo Intl.), 14.9 mi (23.9 km) from downtown Hakalau.

What to see around Hakalau

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Native Hawaiian Lava
  • • Pu'u 'O'o Trail
Its beaches, volcano, and waterfalls are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Umauma Falls
  • • World Botanical Gardens
  • • Hakalau Beach Park
  • • Akaka Falls
  • • Honoli'i Beach Park
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • University of Hawaii at Hilo
  • • Pacific Tsunami Museum
  • • Lyman Museum
  • • Panaewa Rainforest Zoo
  • • Imiloa Astronomy Center

When to visit Hakalau

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 79°F day, 63°F night
  • April-June: 83°F day, 65°F night
  • July-September: 83°F day, 69°F night
  • October-December: 83°F day, 64°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 32.60 inches
  • April-June: 27.01 inches
  • July-September: 30.59 inches
  • October-December: 36.85 inches