Historic Honokaa Town

The Hamakua Coast is one of the most scenic routes on the Big Island with many charming small towns. Our Wild and Scenic Volcano tour stops at Tex Drive-In for a delicious malasade (Portugese donut). Join us for a great educational experience on the culture of the Big Island of Hawaii. Hawaii Guide on the historic town of Honoka’a.

What: Small town featuring shops and boutiques with their own local flavor
Where: Hamakua Coast on the island of Hawaii

This charming small town is the gateway to the dramatic scenery of the Waipio Valley. Along its main street you’ll find the historic Honokaa People’s Theatre along with a handful of local boutiques, an antique store, gift shops and restaurants. Taro Gifts is a great spot to find Hawaii-made goods, if you’re browsing for a memorable souvenir. On the outskirts of town, you’ll find Tex Drive In, which is known for its malasadas (Portuguese doughnuts).