Lodging, picnicking and easy family nature hike (0.7-mile loop trail) in a native 'ohi'a forest; beginnings of an arboretum of the Island's native plants. Additional trails in the adjoining forest reserve, including a 2-mile horse loop trail.
Located at 2000 feet elevation at end of Kalopa Road, 3 miles inland from Mamalahoa Highway (Highway 19); 5 miles southeast of Honoka'a.
Other Hawaii State Parks nearby:
(Hilo) Akaka Falls State Park
(Paauilo) Kalopa State Recreation Area
(Wailea) Makena State Park
(Hilo) Onekahakaha Beach Park
(Hilo) Wailoa River State Recreation Area
(Hilo) Wailuku River State Park
07/07 Coming to The Paauilo area
Annual Maui Steel Guitar Festival Maui HI April19-21 Featured performers will also conduct on-site school visits to various Maui schools to educate and and inform Maui's youth about the Hawaiian steel guitar. These visits, targeted specifically for students of these schools, includes both educational sessions and entertainment by the visiting performers.
Maui Classical Music Festival Maui HI May10 Over the years the Festival has received extensive coverage in national newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, the New York Times, the Hawaii newspapers, and travel and airline magazines. Feature articles written about the Festival have appeared in important musical publications such as Musical America, Chamber Music America, and American Record Guide.
Merrie Monarch Festival Hilo HI June7-9 Merrie Monarch Festival is a week-long cultural event held annually in Hilo on the island of Hawaii. Festivities start on Easter Sunday and culminate with the Hula competition events at the Edith Kanaka'ole Tennis Stadium - Miss Aloha Hula on Thursday, Hula Kahiko on Friday, and Hula 'Auana on Saturday.
Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival Maui HI June23 Various artists, food, crafts, Guitar exhibitor, and more.