Getting Here

98 Apapane Road
Hilo, HI  96720


From Oahu fly Hawaiian Airlines to Hilo Airport (there are two airports for the Big Island: Hilo Airport and Kona Airport).

From Hilo Airport:
From Hilo Airport to Arnott’s Lodge, by rental car:  Drive out of Hilo Airport and make a right on Kanoelehua at the first traffic light. Stay on your far right lane and make another right on Kamehameha at the next traffic light. Drive 1.5 miles to Keokea Loop on the left; go down Keokea about 100 yards and you will see signage. The main lodge will be on the right side of the road.

The Hele-On public bus in Hilo has recently started stopping at the Hilo Airport as part of it’s Keaukaha bus route! The cost is $2 per person. The Keaukaha bus will go by very near our lodge. Ask bus driver to let you out at Andrews Street, which is across the street from Keokea Loop.  Buses run everyday except for Sundays and holidays.  First bus is at 8:00am, last bus is 5:20pm.  Buses run every 80 minutes.

Call our front desk (808-339-0921) when you arrive at Hilo airport if a shuttle is available.  Shuttle is $12.00, upon availability.

Take a taxi to Arnott’s Lodge; all taxis know our location.

Or if you want some exercise and go totally green, you can take a 1.5 hour walk to Arnott’s Lodge.


From Hilo Bus Terminal:
From the Hilo Bus Terminal, take the Keaukaha bus and ask the driver to let you out at Andrew’s Street near Arnott’s Lodge.


From Kona Airport:

From Kona Airport (1 hour and 45 minutes, via Highway 200/Daniel Inouye Rd.), by rental car:  Please google search Kona Airport to Arnott’s Lodge.

From Kona Town:
Take the 6:30am Hele On Bus ($2) from Kona on Ali’i Drive to the Mo’oheau Hilo Bus terminal. From the Mo’oheau Bus Terminal, take the Keaukaha Bus past Arnott’s Lodge.


Rental Cars:
Due to Hawaii being an island state, there is a limited supply of rental vehicles on each island.
Special events frequently take up all available cars.
To avoid disappointment be sure to book your vehicle well in advance.
See our front desk staff for recommendations for car rental companies.