Transportation

Bus in Kailua-Kona

Hele-On Bus

Public buses run between Kailua-Kona and Captain Cook in South Kona (one to 1¾ hours) up to 10 times daily except Sunday; one or two also stop at the airport. Buses connect Kailua-Kona with Hilo (three hours) via Wa…
Bus in Hilo

Hele-On Bus

All buses originate at the Moʻoheau Bus Terminal in downtown Hilo. From there, buses go around the island, but service is infrequent, sometimes only very early in the morning (for work commuters) or only a few times…
Information in Kailua-Kona

Peoples Advocacy for Trails Hawaii

PATH is a nonprofit advocacy group that pushes for more bikeways and foot pathways on the Big Island. Check out their website for an excellent, exhaustively comprehensive breakdown of walking trails and cycling path…
Shuttle in Keauhou Resort Area

Keauhou Trolley

Also called the 'Honu Express,' this tourist trolley makes six daily round-trips between Keauhou and Kailua-Kona. Stops include White (Magic) Sands Beach, Kona Brewing Company, Kailua Pier and various shopping cente…
Information in Hawaiʻi the Big Island

American Automobile Association

Members are entitled to discounts on select car rentals, hotels and attractions, plus free road maps and travel-agency services. AAA has reciprocal agreements with automobile associations in other countries (for exa…
Car Rental in Hawaiʻi the Big Island

Harper Car & Truck Rentals

The only agency with no restrictions on driving 4WD vehicles to Mauna Kea's summit. Damage to a vehicle entails a high deductible; rates are approximately $30 to $80 per day for a standard car and $100 to $160 for a…
Airport in Hilo

Hilo International Airport

The Hilo International Airport is located at the northeastern corner of Hilo, less than three miles from downtown. Almost all flights arriving here are interisland, mostly from Honolulu. Rental car booths and taxis …
Airline in Hawaiʻi the Big Island

Mokulele Airlines

Flies turboprop planes to Kona from Honolulu (three to five times daily), from Kahului, Maui (10 to 14 times daily, from Kapalua, Maui (two to three times daily) and from Ho‘olehua, Mokoka‘i (two to five times daily…
Airline in Hawaiʻi the Big Island

Hawaiian Airlines

Largest airline in the state of Hawaii, with frequent interisland service. Flies numerous routes from Honolulu, Maui and Kaua‘i to Kona and Hilo. Flying to a Neighbor Island, including Moloka‘i and Lana‘i, often req…
Bicycle Hire in Kailua-Kona

Bikeshare Kona Hawaii Island

This new bike share program has three solar powered, credit card friendly kiosks: at Hale Halawai Park, Huggo's On the Rock's and Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel.