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Kailua Kona
Along the western coastline of the Island of Hawai'i lies the hot, rugged lava of Kaloko-Honokohau.The reason was, perhaps, a spiritual one.Perhaps you too will experience this spirit on your visit to this National Historical Park.
Kailua Kona
Have you ever dreamed of swimming eye to eye with a dolphin? So have we! And we hope to make that dream come true for you! We\'ve been on the water with the spinner dolphins in Kona for 15 years and were the first \"swim with the dolphins\" tour offe...
Honaunau
Step back in time to a sanctuary of Hawaiis past where traditional Hawaiian lifestyle is preserved. Ancient temples and kii whisper stories from the past. This place provided refuge to Hawaiians who came here. Today, the park continues as a sanctuary...
Kawaihae
Built between 1790-91 by Kamehameha I, Pu'ukohola Heiau displays the skill of chiefs, men, women, and children under the astute leadership of Kamehameha I. With the assistance of two stranded European sailors, John Young and Isaac Davis, Kamehameha I...
Kahua Ranch
(34 Miles)
Kamuela
Whether you want to explore the countryside on an ATV, or stroll through the pastures on horseback, you will be amazed by the natural beauty from the Kehena Rainforest to the Pohakuloa Desert with ocean vistas. Finally what a better way to finish off...
Parker Ranch
(34 Miles)
Kamuela
Parker Ranch on the Big Island of Hawaii is home of the Hawaiian cowboy: ka aina o ka paniolo. The Parker Ranch story is a road from Hawaiian history to modern day life in Hawaii. Parker Ranch offers activities and events, which give insight into lif...
Waimea
Come and see where it all began, PARKER RANCH, where paniolos (cowboys) and horses first met 150 years ago. The ride starts at the Blacksmiths Shop, going on to the breaking Pen, through rolling hills to the Stone Corrals, where as many as 5000 head ...
Hawi
Big Island Eco Adventures Zipline Canopy Tour is an exhilarating adventure fit for all ages! One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Hawaii Big Island for kids.
Laupahoehoe
The Laupahoehoe Train Museum and visitors\' center opened on March 1, 1998, and celebrates the story of Hawai\'i\'s railroads, as well as the rich history of the Hamakua Coast.
Hawaii
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park displays the results of 70 million years of volcanism, migration, and evolution -- processes that thrust a bare land from the sea and clothed it with unique ecosystems, and a distinct human culture. The park highlights ...
Keaau
Pa'ani Ranch and ATV Adventures features ziplines, Horseback and ATV tours. Lil' Wrangler Keiki program for children; wagon tour, pond pole fishing, pony rides, petting zoo. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to d...
Hilo
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Hilo
The museum features a series of in-house permanent exhibits that interpret the tsunami phenomena, the Pacific Tsunami Warning system, the history of tsunamis in the Pacific Basin, tsunamis of the future, myths and legends about tsunamis, and public s...
Hilo
Using working robot arms visitors can experience what it might be like as a researcher descending into the dark depths of the ocean. This exhibit is a major hit with the kids, as well as adults.
Keaau
Pana`ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens is located off Hwy. 11 in Hilo on the island of Hawaii It is the only natural tropical rainforest zoo in the United States. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Hawa...
Keaau
Ultimate Teen Mentoring Cultural Adventure Summer camp. Project Hawai'i allows teens to work hands on with homeless children and gain leadership and mentoring skills. Traveling the islands attractions and living the culture of Hawaii.
Hana
This is an incredible family adventure. It is safe, fun and free of mosquitoes and bats. You will marvel at the underground lavascape, as your mind expands and your world becomes more wondrous. Temperatures are comfortable year round and the clear ci...
Makawao
This special place vibrates with stories of ancient and modern Hawaiian culture and protects the bond between the land and its people. Come visit this special place - renew your spirit of adventure amid stark volcanic landscapes, sub-tropical rain fo...
Kihei
Kihei Aquatic Center is a full-size competition complex located between Maalea and Makena Bay. Featuring three pools, one for small children, older kids and an Olympic-size lap pool. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for th...
Makena Stables
(83 Miles)
Kihei
We offer a unique riding opportunity for you to saddle up and ride with the owner of the Stables, a Maui born Paniolo (cowboy) whose knowledge & aloha for the aina (land) and his horses shines through on each tour. CHILDREN OVER 13 (5 FT) ARE WELCOM ...
Makawao
Your amazing Maui Zipline adventure begins with a stroll across a 317-foot long suspended bridge leading to the Ziplines where you will soar more than three miles through immense Eucalyptus forests, native koa and ohia trees, and many indigenous plan...
Wailuku
To promote appreciation, understanding and protection of whales, dolphins, coral reefs and our planet\'s oceans. We accomplish this by educating the public,from a scientific perspective,about the marine environment.
Wailuku
Maui Golf and Sports Park has attractions for the whole family with two 18 hole miniature golf courses, bumper boats, the Xtreme trampoline, and a rock climbing wall. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Ma...
Kahului
A full day's journey through the beautiful Hawaiian scenery, where kids can explore the rainforests and waterfalls to explore along the way.
Wailuku
Aptly named "The Hawaiian Aquarium," this state-of-the-art marine park on the island of Maui is the only facility in the world dedicated to fostering understanding, wonder and respect for Hawaii's marine life.
Wailuku
There's nothing like being in the outdoors to connect with nature. Take your first step out through our website to find out who we are, what we do and where we do it. We have resources to help you no matter if you are a student, a teacher, a local hi...
Kahoma Ranch
(94 Miles)
Kahului
Enjoy a ride in our own ATVs through cattle pastures on private dirt roads and trails. Plus mountain water slides and swimming.
Maui
Climb aboard one of our Atlantis 48-passenger submarines. Being in a submarine and descending to 100 feet underwater is an adventure in itself. You will also get to see real marine life up close. If you haven\'t been to the bottom of the ocean before...
Maui
Maui Theatre Presents 'Ulalena, a theatrical experience as impressive as the story. This is not just a theatre. It is a multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art venue built for this presentation. Great family entertainment !
Maui
In one of Maui's most elegant and intimate settings, Warren Gibson, highly acclaimed showman and one of the country's premier sleight-of-hand magicians, treats you to a variety of magicians performing "close-up" magic, comedy and a little southern ho...
Maui
Join us as we travel between historic Lahaina town and the resorts of Kaanapali. Relax in an open-air coach whose nostalgic charm recalls the days of old Hawaii.
Maui
Looking for the best reef viewing tour on Maui? It's me! Here's why: Fish, Coral, even octopus prefer shallow water with lots of light -- the deeper you go the less there is to see. So I stay on top, but you sit in my air-conditioned UNDERWATER CABIN...
Lahaina
Renowned across the Pacific, the free-admission Whalers Village Museum tells the story of the heyday of whaling in Lahaina (1825-1860) from the perspective of the seafarers themselves, with selfguided audio tours, daily films, scale models, artifact...
Kalaupapa
Situated on the leeward side of the peninsula, Kalaupapa Settlement is still home for several surviving Hansen's disease patients whose memories and experiences are cherished values. Once a community in isolation, Kalaupapa now serves as a place for ...
Hoolehua
In the heart of Hawai'i is the friendly isle of Moloka'i, the most Hawaiian of the accessible islands. You'll find our 5-acre, Hawaiian homestead and macadamia nut farm in Molokai's central Ho'olehua district.
Sea Life Park
(158 Miles)
Waimanalo
Experience Hawaii's famous marine life and get closer than you've ever been to dolphins, sea turtles, penguins, and more! Sea Life Park Hawaii is a worldclass aquatic experience at Oahu's Makapuu Beach. Swim with dolphins, hug sea lions, and have an ...
Waikiki Aquarium
(163 Miles)
Honolulu
Our exhibits, programs, and research focus on the aquatic life of Hawaii and the tropical Pacific. Over 2,500 organisms in our exhibits represent more than 420 species of aquatic animals and every year, roughly 350,000 people visit the Waikiki Aquari...
Honolulu Zoo
(163 Miles)
Honolulu
The goal of the Honolulu Zoo's Environmental Enrichment Program is to involve all staff members; including keepers, curators and volunteers, in a zoo-wide program of effective environmental enrichment. We try to maintain the highest standards of anim...
Waikiki Imax
(164 Miles)
Honolulu
The IMAX Waikiki features several amazing films formatted on a 5 foot story tall screen enhanced by 12,000 watts of wrap-around digital sound. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Hawaii
Honolulu
Helicopters, tanks, guns now silenced, and vacant bunkers welcome you to the U.S. Army Museum of Hawai`i. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Honolulu for kids.
My Gym Kailua
(164 Miles)
Kailua
My Gym has developed an extraordinary program and facility devised to help children 6 weeks thru 13 years of age develop physically, cognitively and emotionally.
Honolulu
Discover a new way to experience the ocean in our high-tech breathing observation bubbles (BOB). BOBs are easy to operate, environmentally friendly, underwater scooters which have nearly 365 degree visibility. No swimming experience is necessary. Age...
Honolulu
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, is the only museum in the state of Hawaii devoted exclusively to contemporary art. TCM provides an accessible forum for provocative, dynamic forms of visual art, offering interaction with art and artists in a unique...
Honolulu
One of the funnest tours! An absolute must-do when in Hawaii and one of the best ways to see the sights of Honolulu, Pearl Harbor, Waikiki, world famous Hanauma Bay, and so much more.
Honolulu
The Hawaii Childrens Discovery Center provides a world-class,interactive, participatory learning environment designed to inspire the young and "young-at-heart" to new heights of learning and discovery.
Mission Houses
(166 Miles)
Honolulu
Take a family tour, hear a story, try out historical activities, or make something to take home. Each month on Kamaaina Family Day, the Mission Houses Museum offers a themed experience for everyone in the family.
Honolulu
Welcome to Hawaii's World-Class Maritime Museum. Enjoy the excitement of the Honolulu waterfront and harbor at Pier 7. You'll get a close-up view of Aloha Tower plus a chance to experience Hawaii's largest maritime attraction. Exciting Exhibits - ...
Chuck E Cheese
(168 Miles)
Honolulu
Chuck E. Cheeses features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love. We also provide great food for the family including freshly baked pizzas and a garden fresh salad ba...
Honolulu
The Museum was established to house the extensive collection of Hawaiian artifacts and royal family heirlooms of the Princess, and has expanded to include millions of artifacts, documents and photographs about Hawai€˜i and other Pacific island cul...
Kaneohe
Glow in the dark indoor putting fun! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Hawaii

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Kailua Kona with kids

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Dolphin Discoveries

(4 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Kailua Kona

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Big Island Eco Adventures

(43 Miles) Tours in Hawi

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Pu'ukohola Heiau Historic site

(29 Miles) Historical Attractions in Kawaihae

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Kaloko-Honokohau Historical Park

(3 Miles) Historical Attractions in Kailua Kona

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Pu'uhonua Honaunau Historic Park

(17 Miles) Historical Attractions in Honaunau

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Cowboys of Hawaii

(34 Miles) Things to do for Active Kids in Waimea

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Kahua Ranch

(34 Miles) Things to do for Active Kids in Kamuela

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Parker Ranch

(34 Miles) Tours in Kamuela

Fun places to visit in Kailua Kona with kids

Hawaii is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Hawaii's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Hawaii with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Hawaii - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above , lots of the best things to do with children in HI