Akaka Falls State Park RV & Campground Guide

Hawaii

The Akaka Falls State Park is a stunning bit of tropical paradise where you can hike to gorgeous waterfalls or through a lush rainforest filled with amazing wildlife. You can also enjoy the hundred-foot-tall Kahuna Falls or enjoy some of the most famous waterfalls in Hawaii in less than an hour. This state park is located in proximity to Honomu, Pepeekeo, and Hakalau. 

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Weather
Spring 74-75 F
Summer 70-72 F
Fall 73-75 F
Winter 68-70 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Akaka Falls State Park

RVing is one of the best ways to take your family out for a luxurious holiday. You can load up your luggage and other items into an RV, and your family can rest up as you drive to your destination. You can easily rent an RV from RVshare.com and take your family to beautiful state parks with all the modern amenities at your disposal. If you want to visit state parks and give your family a memorable journey, renting an RV from RVshare.com can help you do that. 

Akaka Falls State Park RV Park and Campground

Akaka Falls State Park RV Park is an amazing option for families to spend some quality time together and enjoy the scenic beauty of Hawaii from a different perspective. You can go on a self-guided walk through the lush green forests or enjoy the beautiful Kahuna Falls. This campground is located 3.6 miles southwest of Honomu, and it is open throughout the year. However, the weather may not be suitable for some visitors as it rains heavily during the monsoon months. Other than that, the campground offers the majority of modern amenities, and you can also hire a professional photographer to take memorable pictures for you.

  • Electricity Hookup: 20/30/50 amp
  • Water Hookup: Yes
  • Maximum Number of People: 26
  • Pets Allowed: No
  • Alcoholic Beverages: No
  • Maximum Number of Vehicles: 2
  • Open Fires: No
  • Wi-Fi: No

Hedonisia Hawaii Eco-Community

Hedonisia Hawaii Eco-Community near Akaka Falls State Park features a campground and small communal lodge for visitors. This campground is located in the depths of the Big Island’s jungle near Akaka Falls State Park. If you are looking to enjoy the true beauty of Hawaiian rainforests, this campground will be an amazing option as it offers all the modern amenities and then some. This RV Park also offers an amazing option for visitors to pay for the stay. Instead of paying with money, you can also pay by taking care of the nearby gardens or clearing the jungle. Moreover, this campground features a wide array of fun activities to enjoy.

  • Electricity Hookup: 20/30/50 amp
  • Water Hookup: Yes
  • Maximum Number of People: 8
  • Pets Allowed: No
  • Alcoholic Beverages: No
  • Maximum Number of Vehicles: 1
  • Open Fires: No
  • Wi-Fi: No

RV Rentals Near Akaka Falls State Park

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What to Do at
Akaka Falls State Park

Inside Akaka Falls State Park

Are you looking to enjoy the scenic and breathtaking beauty of Hawaii? Well, Akaka Falls State Park is rich in terms of natural beauty. You can hike through the lush rainforest filled with wild orchids, or you can hike alongside the beautiful Kahuna Falls. Moreover, you can also go on a guided tour for sightseeing and hiking with a professional guide.

Outside Akaka Falls State Park

If you are done visiting Akaka Falls State Park, you can easily find plenty of enticing things and activities outside the park. Hawaii has a rich cultural heritage, so there are plenty of opportunities to taste unique local foods and visit sites of historical significance. Also, you won't want to miss the cool shops full of things that you can only get in Hawaii.

Restaurants

Puka Puka Kitchen

Puka Puka Kitchen is an eatery with a balanced and tasty menu. You can also pick up a lunch box on the road if you're early enough. You can taste amazing and delicious sandwiches and burgers at this restaurant and enjoy hot meals with your family. You can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner at an affordable price.

Type: Hawaiian, American

Location: 270 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720

Ken's House of Pancakes

Ken’s House of Pancakes is an excellent option if you are looking to enjoy local cuisine for a healthy breakfast. If you and your family have a big day of outdoor activities and hiking ahead, Ken’s House of Pancakes is the perfect start as it features healthy, thick pancakes and homemade syrup for a powerful energy boost.

Type: Breakfast

Location: 1730 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720

Pineapples

Pineapples is another amazing option if you enjoy loud music, festive nights, and delicious local cuisine. You can enjoy occasional live music with good food and hot meals at an affordable price and cocktails and drinks along with your meal. Try their Signature Pineapple Powt made with moonshine and Jinro or enjoy other delicious local beverages of the island, such as Pine and Peppah Marg made with homemade jalapeno tequila. This is a great place to relax, sit back, and enjoy after a long and exhausting day of outdoor activities.

Type: Hawaiian

Location: 332 Keawe Street, Hilo, HI 96720

Café 100

Are you interested in trying the world-famous Loco Moco? Well, Café 100 is the best place to enjoy the best Loco Moco in the region. You can also enjoy the best of the local cuisine, hamburgers, and sandwiches at this restaurant. It offers handmade and freshly prepared local dishes, such as braised beef, beef curry stew, and meatloaf, at an affordable price. Moreover, this café is also famous for offering hot meals and lunch plates to go for customers who are getting ready for a long day ahead of them.

Type: Hawaiian, American

Location: 969 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720

Ocean Sushi

Ocean Sushi is one of the best seafood restaurants in the region. This is a really amazing Japanese restaurant where customers can enjoy top-notch sushi and bento boxes at a fair price. You can taste the fresh fish from the nearby rivers while enjoying some quality time with your family. The service is very relaxed, and one of the best features of this restaurant is its freshly fried fish.

Type: Japanese, Seafood

Location: 235 Keawe Street, Hilo, HI 96720

Shopping

The Most Irresistible Shop in Hilo

The Most Irresistible Shop in Hilo offers top-of-the-line customer service for visitors and allows you to shop for anything from health care items to garments for the entire family. You can get toys for your kids or gifts for your relatives back home.

Location: 256 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720

Orchid Land Surfshop

Orchid Land Surfshop is an excellent option if you want to buy top-quality gear for surfing at one of the most beautiful beaches in Hawaii. You can also buy other essentials, such as epoxy boards and hub boards.

Location: 262 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720

Prince Kūhiō Plaza

Prince Kūhiō Plaza is a single-level shopping mall in Hilo, and it is the largest mall on the island of Hawaii. You can find Sears and Macy's in this mall and shop for all the essentials while enjoying good food in the food court. This mall also includes a nine-screen movie theater and Longs Drugs.

Location: 111 E Puainako Street, Hilo, HI 96720

Sightseeing

Reeds Bay Beach Park

Do you want to enjoy true Hawaiian beauty and walk along a white coral sand and lava rock beach? Well, Reeds Bay Beach Park is perfect for sightseeing with your family. You can also go for guided diving with professionals and enjoy marine life in its natural habitat.

Location: 277 Kalanianaole Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720

Onekahakah Beach Park

With a sheltered sandy swimming lagoon and a rocky shoreline, Onekahakah Beach Park is perfect for families with kids. You can take a long walk on the beautiful beach while your kids can run around the rocky shoreline and build sandcastles. However, you need to take extra care during the current season when the waves hit hard against the shore.

Location: 74 Onekahakaha Road, Hilo, HI 96720

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How to Get to
Akaka Falls State Park

Located at the end of Akaka Falls Road, also known as Highway 220, Akaka Falls State Park is 3.6 miles southwest of Honomu. From Hilo, drive your RV north for 11 miles on Highway 19, and turn left on Highway 220. You will find Akaka Falls State Park on your left at the end of Highway 220 once you go through Honomu.

Entering Akaka Falls State Park

The park entry is free for Hawaiian residents.

Per car : $5

Per pedestrian : $1

Commercial PUC vehicles (1-7 passengers) : $10

Commercial PUC vehicles (8-25 passengers) : $20

Commercial PUC vehicles (26+ passengers) : $40

If you want to enjoy a memorable holiday in Hawaii, Akaka Falls State Park should be your go-to park. You can take amazing pictures with your family and tag RVshare in those pictures or send them to [email protected] We may even feature your pics in our next blog.