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Makapala overview

Makapala is a budget-friendly place distinct for its historical sites and known for its castle and shops. You're sure to appreciate the ample coffee and dining options. Spend a relaxing day at Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site when the weather is nice. While you're here, stop by Keokea Beach Park and Pololu Valley Overlook. A family- and business-friendly area, Makapala also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Makapala

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Makapala can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 30 hotels in the Makapala area and you can shop as many as 30 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 51%.
  • • 4 3-star hotels with an average price of $127 per night
  • • 18 4-star hotels with an average price of $199 per night
  • • 5 5-star hotels with an average price of $269 per night

How to get to Makapala

Fly in to Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), 16.1 mi (26 km) from downtown Makapala. Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 38.2 mi (61.5 km) away.

What to see around Makapala

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • ATV Outfitters
  • • Big Island Eco Adventures 2
  • • Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company Visitor's Center
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Keokea Beach Park
  • • Pololu Valley Overlook
  • • Kamehameha Statue
  • • King Kamehameha Statue
  • • Kenjis House

When to visit Makapala

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 78°F day, 64°F night
  • • April-June: 82°F day, 67°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 70°F night
  • • October-December: 83°F day, 65°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 21.7 inches
  • • April-June: 17.0 inches
  • • July-September: 18.5 inches
  • • October-December: 22.0 inches