We look forward to welcoming you to Banyan Tree Sanctuary!
DO NOT USE GPS as it will bring you to a locked gate at the bottom of Akamai St. To drive directly onto the property please use the directions below.
Kohanaiki Road, is a one lane, two-way road, with outgoing traffic having the right of way. There are many places to pull over to allow outgoing traffic to pass. There are a few blind curves, so do proceed slowly and carefully at all times.
*** PLEASE DRIVE SLOWLY!! ***
Keep your eyes open as this is a popular road for walkers, runners, bikers and children playing.
From Kona Airport
Go 3 miles south, towards Kona on Hyw 19, and make a left at the light on Hina Lani Street. Go 3+ miles up the hill, and make your first left on Anini St. Then take your first right on Hamiha St. Go through one stop sign and continue on to the top of the hill, and make a left on Kohanaiki Road. You are now on the road to Banyan Tree Sanctuary, and you will go almost one mile to the very end of this road. Do not take any left or right turns, stay on the central road, go across the cattle guard, and keep going until the road ends at our property with a stone wall entrance. There is a large wood plaque with brass numbers on the right wall 73-4464.
From downtown Kona or from south of Kona
Traveling north on Hwy 11, make a right on Henry Street (Ane Keohokalole Hwy) going northwest, turn right on Palani. Take Palani (aka Hwy 190 / Mamalahoa Hwy) 4 miles northeast, and make a left at the traffic light on Hina Lani Road. Go 3 blocks down the hill, and make a right on Manu Mele Road. Go 3 blocks in and make a right on Hamiha Road. Go one long block to the top of the hill, and turn left on Kohanaiki Road. You are now on the road to Banyan Tree Sanctuary, and you will go almost one mile to the very end of this road. Do not take any left or right turns, stay on the central road, go across the cattle guard, and keep going until the road ends at our property with a stone wall entrance.
Please let me know by phone – call or text – 808-217-5915 – if you intend to come later in the evening, especially if it will be after dark. We will turn on some lights for you at the entrance to our driveway. Our check-in time is 3:00pm and check-out time is 11:00am