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Puna Visitor Information

Information for visitors to the Puna tourism region on the east side of Hawaii Island.

Puna Region of East Hawaii Island
Photo Credit: Big Island Visitors Bureau

The Puna Region is a relatively remote region on the eastern tip of the Big Island of Hawaii. The region extends from sea level to upcountry areas as high as 4,000 feet above sea level. Puna volcanically active region and the home of Hawaii's most active volcano, Kilauea, and parts of the less active Mauna Loas Volcano. Puna is also an important flower growing region, especially for anthuriums and orchids.

Tourism in the Puna Region
Puna's main visitor attractions are volcano-related sites, including Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Lava Tree State Monument, and the geo-thermally heated warm ponds of Kapoho. Other frequently visited sites include the region's black sand beaches, quaint towns, and spiritual and health retreats.

Puna Region Visitor Information

Attractions in the Puna Region
Includes Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Lava Trees National Monument, the warm ponds of Kapoho, beach parks on the Puna coast, lava fields, the Star of the Sea Painted Church, and many other Puna visitor attractions.

Activities in the Puna Region

Events in the Puna Region

Dining in the Puna Region

Lodging in the Puna Region

Transportation in the Puna Region

Communities in the Puna Region

Towns in the Puna Region
Includes Pahoa, Volcano Village, Keaau, Mountain View, Kurtistown and other local communities.

Subdivisions of Puna

A lava flow destroyed Kapoho Village in 1960 but later that same year the County of Hawaii approved the subdivision of Leilani Estates, which is about eight miles from Kapoho on the same rift zone. Leilani Estates has more then 2260 lots, even though it sits in an area rated by the U.S. Geological Survey as being a highest risk zone for lava inundation.

Destroyed by the Volcano
- Kaimu
- Kalapana

Complete list of Puna Subdivisoins 
-Ainaloa 
-Aloha Estates 
-Black Sands Beach 
-Canney Road Homesteads 
-Eden Roc Estates 
-Fern Acres 
-Fern Forest 
-Hawaii Island Paradise 
-Hawaiian Acres 
-Hawaiian Beaches 
- Hawaiian Paradise Park 
- Hawaiian Shores 
-Kaimu 
-Kaimu Makena House Lots 
-Kalapana 
-Kalapana Seaview Estates 
-Kamaili Farms 
-Kaniahiku House Lots 
-Kaohe Homesteads 
- Kapoho Beach Lots 
-Kapoho Vacationland 
-Kaueleau Homesteads 
-Kehena Beach Estates 
-Keonepoko Iki Farm Lots 
-Kikala Keokea 
-Koae 
-Kopua Farm Lots 
-KuKui Estates 
-Kukui Heights 
-Kulani Pastures 
-Lanipuna Gardens 
- Leilani Estates 
-Makuu Farm Lots 
-Mauna Lani 
-Mokihana Farm Lots 
- Nanawale Estates 
-Opihikao 
-Orchid Isle Estates 
- Orchidland Estates 
-Pacific Paradise 
-Pacific Paradise Mountain View Manor 
-Pohoiki 
-Puna Beach Palisades 
-Tangerine Acres 
-Tiki Gardens 
-Upper Kaimu Homesteads 
Vacationland Hawaii 

Location of the Puna Region

REGION: East Big Island
ISLAND: Hawaii Island
COUNTY: Hawaii County

Resources

Shoreline Access in the Puna Region

Hawaii Tourism Authority Puna Visitor's Guide

Fodor's Puna Visitor Informatioon

Stay Hawaii: Things To Do and See in Puna

Wikipedia "Puna Hawaii" Article

Big Island Adventure Guide - Puna

VRBO Puna Region Vacation Rentals


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