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A Beautiful Day: Like the rest of Hawaii, this is a beautiful and stunning location which is secluded and private. There are lots of really great spa activities at this attraction. A Hawaiian salt scrub in particular is very popular because this is a great way to cleanse the skin and look much better and more relaxed.
Panaewa Rainforest Zoo: This zoo is full of lots of rainforest animals. It is free to enter and explore. It's small but this does mean that you can get up close and personal with all of the animals.
The spider monkeys in particular are very popular and are often loved by children. The zoo is located on Hilo which is very close to Keaau.
Kilauea Volcano National Park: Kilauea Volcano national park is located 6 miles away from Keaau in a town called Pahoea. Kilauea is an attraction that you really must see if you're visiting Keaau or anywhere close in Hawaii. Drive through this area during the day and you will get to see some amazing changes in the lava rock and how it changes throughout the week and month. All of Hawaii is formed by volcanic activity and there are still lots of beautiful volcanoes which are worth visiting.
Konu Honu Divers: This divers' tour company is located 8 miles away from Keaau but it's worth a visit for anyone who loves diving. This is located in a fantastic part of the country which has wonderful diving locations. Konu Honu Divers will hire out gear and even prepare it. The dive masters work as your tour guides under the water and these are experts in the local area. Diving by yourself might be fun, but by diving with an expert there's a much better chance for you to see things of interest.
Visit the Waiakea Forest Preserve while Staying in Keaau
The Waiakea Forest Preseve near Hilo on the big island of Hawaii provides you with a vacation excursion when staying in Hawaii. You can spend time on your vacation visiting the preserve and planning many day trips throughout the forest by staying in nearby Keeau in Hawaii County.
The Waiakea Forest Preserve is one of the 23 natural forest reserves located on Big Island, Hawaii. It consists of 2 parts, the Upper and lower Waiakea Forest Preserves. Waiakea Forest Preserve was established in December of 1974 on a 640-acre lava flow.
You can plan a scenic hike or bike ride across the acres of forest preserve and gain a different perspective of the Big Island and its vegetation, plants and growth. You can also watch the sunset and sunrise and travel the short distance from your accommodations to the forest preserve.