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A very nice drive from Hilo to Kona. The scenery changes as we drove from Hilo. We started with rain along the forested road. As we ascended higher, the forest gave way to shrubs. As we reach the pass, the sky began to clear up...More
We used the saddle road in the afternoon to go to Hilo . The road is good. It is single lane and two lanes for some time. While returning back from Hilo it was late evening and getting dark. We came across some low lying...More
Took this road as it seemed like a short cut across the island. You travel through old lava fields. No real scenery except for lava fields. But as a side note, an accident blocked the way and since it was a fatality we had to...More
The best way to get across the island from Kona to Hilo. Very nice road now. 60 mph speed limit. Goes in between Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. Mauna Loa is still an active volcano that erupted in 1984. its the flatter one with the...More
Beautiful highway withnso many ecosystems. Going from the west ...seeing the vog and dry desert like conditions. Travel over the summit and see native plants, cold weather, rain and clouds. Amazing drive! Nice, easy drive to Hilo town!