Finding Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park
Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park is located on the west coast of the island of Hawai’i, approximately 3 miles south of the Keahole International Airport and 3 miles north of the town of Kailua-Kona, on the ocean side of Highway 19.
The visitor center, Hale Ho’okipa, is located half a mile north of the entrance to Honokōhau Harbor.
The Kaloko road gate is located across the highway from the Kaloko New Industrial Park (across from the big yellow “Kona Trade Center” building).
You can also access the park from the south end by way of Honokōhau Boat Harbor. After you turn into the harbor road, take the first right turn and follow it until you see the Kona Sailing Club. Park in the gravel parking area and look to the fence for the park gate. From here it is a 5 minute walk to ʻAiʻopio Fishtrap.
Hale Ho’okipa Visitor Center, the Hawaiʻi Pacific Parks Association store, and the adjoining parking area are open from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm daily.
The Kaloko Road gate is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.
The weather on the coast on the Kona side of Hawaiʻi Island is dependably hot, sunny and humid. Temperatures range from the mid-70s to the 90s and there is little shade at Kaloko.