Honomu

Honomu, Big Island

Honomu's prosperity and development started in the year 1876, when the Reciprocity Treaty was agreed by the former Kingdom of Hawaii and the government of America. During that time, Honomu was a bustling sugar town.

Today, the main attraction in the area and the reason why people come here is Akaka Falls, a 422-foot (129 m) waterfall. Other than that Honomu consists of a row of little timber-frame buildings housing art galleries, crafts stores and eateries. Another attraction is the two huge banyan trees which stand south of the junction for Akaka Falls.

Honomu Overview

  • Main attraction near Honomu is Akaka Falls State Park
  • Honomu used to be a bustling sugar plantation town
  • Has a few small stores and eateries
  • Population: 509 (2010 Census)
  • Zip code: 96728

Location: Honomu, Hawaii 96728


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