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What You’ll Love About Keaau

A nature trail through dense tropical forest in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

The Amenities

Shopping, dining, libraries, schools, zoos, tours, fitness, parks and trails...you're covered in Keaau!

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The Housing

The median home price in Keaau is 70% higher than the national average!

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The Weather

The highest monthly average temperature in Keaau for August is 78 degrees and the pollution index in Keaau is 72% better than the national average.

Come Explore Life in Keaau

From extraoordinary sceneic views of the rocky cliffs and wavy shoreline to the untouched nature more inland. Keaau is home to the Panaewa Rainforest Zoo and Roberts Hawaii Tours and Transportation.

What Future Residents Should Know About Keaau

What's the Weather Like?

From dry, coastal, desert strand to some of the wettest spots on earth, to hot humid tropical lushness to stark, barren, snow-capped mountains, our big island offers an astonishing array of climates. You have probably heard a similar oft-quoted line, “Hawaii has 11 of the world's 13 climate zones."

A rainfall map of the Big Island of Hawaii.

Should I Be Worried About Volcanoes?

Kau is home to Kilauea and Mauna Loa, two active volcanoes on the Big Island. While some locations are at high risk of lava flow, most communities are in areas with less risk. View the map below to learn about lava zones in the District of Kau.

Keaau's Best Attractions and Activities

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Favorite Attractions

Come check out the Boiling Pots where there is an amazing scenic area with fast flowing water and multiple waterfalls. There's also the Kaumana Caves (be sure to bring some boots, pants, and a nice flashlight!) and Shipman/Haena Beach.

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Parks & Recreation

There's plenty of outdoor activities including Shipman Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, and Rozette's Nursery,



Feeling adventurous? Visit Mauka Makai Adventures, C Big island Tours - Lava Boat Tours, Mokupapapa Discovery Center and the Blue Hawaiian Helicopters Tour

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Shopping & Dining

Take a trip out to Keaau Village Market, Keaau Shell Food Mart, and Keaau Shopping Center, which has retail shops, restauraunts, and laundry. If you're hungry, try the Spoonfull Cafe, Lemongrass Restaurant, and B K Country Favorites.

Kau Quick Facts

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Quick Facts

Population (2010): 2,253
Population Growth Since 2000: +12.1%
Zip Code: 96749
County: Hawaii 
Mean Home Price (2015): $302,545


Travel & Commute

Keaau: Average 25.5 minutes
Public Transit: Hele-On Mo'oheau Bus
Airport: Keaau International
Major Highways: Route 130 and 11

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