Saddle Road

Saddle Road Big island, Hawaii

Saddle Road is also known as Hawaii Route 200 and is 52 miles long.  As it covers the raised slopes between Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa like a saddle. The road connects Kona on the west to Hilo on the east and is a beautiful drive that shouldn’t be missed.  Join us on our Wild & Scenic Volcano Tour and we’ll take you over the scenic route in comfort and luxury.  The original one-lane road was built in 1942 to provide access to the military training facilities. The current road was upgraded starting in 2004.  It was and re-opened in 2013 with a new name – The Daniel K. Inouye Highway to honor the Hawaiian Senator who promoted the project.

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