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We only did the "scenic route" and did not stop by the bay. Taking the scenic route meant driving through lots and lots of trees, and eventually having a view of the ocean peeking through the trees. Enough said. I think it's an ordinary island...More
We stopped by a viewing point of the bay. We were on our way back to Hilo from the Waipio Valley and there is a little side road that leads to a great smoothie and shaved ice stand. It also offers an overview of the...More
On a private tour Mauka Makai Adventures, Josh made a stop at Onomea Bay. Just a short, easy hike leads to this beautiful little bay. We were the only people there, and spent about 20-25 minutes just taking it in. There is something mesmerizing and...More
The trail leading to the bay is downhill and a short hike in the shade of beautiful vegetation. The views are great from the trail and from the « beach » at the end of the trail. We just stayed on the public trail, which takes a...More
Driving north up the coast just past Hilo, you will spot a sign suggesting a scenic drive or the Onomea Scenic Drive. This road leads to the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Gardens. It is in this area where you will find Onomea Bay. A state trail...More