Getting there is easy. Direct flights to the Kona International Airport will bring you to the sunny Kona-Kohala Coast. The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel is 26.5 miles NE of the Kona Airport, about a half hour’s drive along Highway 19.
Kona International Airport at Keahole — KOA:
Hotel direction: 26.5 miles NE
The hotel does not provide shuttle service, though taxis and commercial shuttle services are available.
Directions from Kona Airport to Mauna Kea Beach Hotel (drive time: 34 min):
Head west on Keahole Airport Rd. toward Kupipi St., 51-S
Follow HI-19 to Mauna Kea Beach Dr., 31 min. (25.6 miles)
Follow Mauna Kea Beach Dr. to the hotel, 4 min. (1.1 miles)
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel is located at 62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr. on the Kohala Coast in Waimea, Hawaii (also called Kamuela, locally)