Available everyday in the immediate area are:
Kehena Beach itself! 3 minutes walk to the top of the trail.
Walking along the coast trail, the coastal road, or just around our peaceful neighborhood.
Kalani Honua Resort offering spa & pool use by day, week, or month is about 1.5 miles. Kalani has a restaurant, wifi for a price, a spa, and a variety of classes.
Kaimu, about 3 miles away offers:
Kalapana Village Cafe and store
Kalapana Cultural Tours/ Uncle Robert's Kava Bar: lava flow tours and more, a local family-run cultural and live entertainment center
An easy walk to a "new" Black Sand Beach
Pahoa town 20 minutes away offers a new olympic size public pool, restaurants & shops, and sometimes evening entertainment.
ALSO IN LINKS (button on the left) there is a link to a website showing ongoing area activities.
Special treats to check out are:
Saturday Farmer's Market at SPACE 8am-1pm, in Kalapana Seaview, 5 minutes by car
Wednesday Night Market at Uncle Robert's in Kalapana (end of the road, 5 minutes away) with awa bar, live Hawaiian music (on Friday nights too), lots of good eats, and abundant aloha.
Sundance, Sunday E-dance with DJ 10:30-12:30 at Kalani Resort, $15
Sunday afternoon drum circle at Kehena Beach
A variety of classes and events offered at Kalani and SPACE each week
Lava flow observation in Kaimu about 5 minutes drive. Or set up a guided tour to see surface lava flows when available. Boat trips are also available depending on the lava flow.
Current lava conditions allow periodic glimpses of surface flows from a distance.
Farmer's Market early Sunday morning at the Volcano Community Center (Wright Rd) and then on to Volcanoes National Park (5 minutes farther) for exploration and hiking.
Farmer's Market in downtown Hilo Saturday & Wednesday mornings.
Day and Half Day Trips to
Ahalanui Warm Pond about 20 minutes
Pohoiki Surf and Play area about 20 minutes
Kapoho Tidepools for snorkling adventures about 20 minutes
Hilo Town and Beach Parks about 45 minutes
Volcanoes National Park about 1.5 hours