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Map & Directions

31-313 Old Mamalahoa Hwy
Hakalau, HI 96710

Hours:
8am-5pm Monday - Saturday
Closed Sunday

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.

Umauma Experience in Hakalau

From Hilo

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

From Kona:

Approximate drive time: 2 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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