Map & Directions

start_here31-313 Old Mamalahoa Hwy
Hakalau, HI 96710

Hours:
8am-5pm Daily

You’ll see a steep concrete driveway with an overhead wooden sign reading “The Umauma Experience”. Turn up the drive and the Visitor Center will be at the top on the right.

You’ll see a steep concrete driveway with an overhead wooden sign reading “The Umauma Experience”. Turn up the drive and the Visitor Center will be at the top on the right.

From Hilo:

Approximate drive time: 30 min

  • Get onto hwy 19 heading towards Hamakua.
  • After mile marker 16, turn left on Leopolino Road
  • Follow 1/3 mile to end and turn RIGHT on Old Mamalahoa Hwy.
  • Drive in about 1/3 mile. You will see our signs by the old Umauma bridge.
  • Turn left and follow the steep driveway a short distance to the visitors center.

From Kona:

Approximate drive time: 2.5 hours

  • Head towards Hwy 19 towards Kawaihae.
  • Turn right at Kawaihae towards Waimea/Honokaa/Hilo.
  • Follow Hwy 19 through Waimea and pass Honokaa towards Hilo
  • Past Honokaa, start paying attention to mile maarkers.
  • After mile marker 17, turn right on Kauniho Road.
  • Follow 1/3 mile to end and turn LEFT on Old Mamalahoa Hwy.
  • Drive in about 1/3 mile. You will see our signs by the old Umauma bridge.
  • Turn right and follow the steep driveway a short distance to the visitors center.

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