The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls is situated on 22 lush acres at a cool 850' above "Hilo Town". We are only 15 minutes from downtown Hilo, but we are definitely in the country. The entrance to our Inn will bring you through 2000 acres of Macadamia Nut Orchards where Hawaiian Hawk, Owls, phessant, and wild pig are often seen. Our Botanical Garden area features 3 more waterfall and a pavillion that cantelevers over the river from which you can see Kulaniapia Falls in the distance.
Within 30 minutes of the Inn you will find the Hawaii Botancal Gardens, Akaka Falls, Rainbow falls, Honolii surfing beach, Richardsons Beach Parks, and the Lyman and Tsunami Museums. Volcano Nat. Park is an easy 40 minute drive, and the visitors center at the 9000 ft. level of Mauna Kea is a one hour drive.