With a number of historical sites, friendly locals, and miles of pristine white beaches, the town of Pahoa has it all! Luckily, Pahoa is small enough that anything you want to see on the island is within walking distance. While you are here, sample the western style storefronts and stroll the wooden boardwalks of Main Street.
Be sure to save some time for these must-see sites and cultural attractions as well:
-Ahalanui Park: Hike to the hot springs and geysers found in this park or just spend the day relaxing and picnicking while taking in the beautiful park scenery.
-Take a Volcano Tour: There are several local companies that will take you around the volcanoes in the area, offering a rare chance to see this natural wonders up close.
-Kapoho Tide Pools: This geologic formation is an excellent place to try snorkeling.
-Go to the Beach: Kehena Beach is just one of the many pristine beaches on the island that the locals use to soak up Hawaii's rays.
No matter what time of year you visit, there will likely be some sort of festival or event taking place in or around Pahoa. Watch movies from some of Hawaii's premier filmmakers at the Big Island Film Festival in May, attend the largest hula festival in the world, known as the Merry Monarch Festival, in May, or listen to live performances of traditional Hawaiian music at the Puna Music Festival in April.
There are many condos available throughout Pahoa to help create a dream vacation experience. Whether you're looking for a home next to the beach for your family, or a cozy villa within walking distance of the shops and restaurants in town for a romantic getaway, there's a vacation rental in Pahoa that's right for you.
As featured in USA TODAY and recommended by Travel + Leisure in its annual Villa Guide:
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