logo ×

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

What is Currently Open?

We have immensely enjoyed hosting our fellow Big Island Kama’āina (residents) for staycations. With the resumption of Trans-Pacific travel, we have been welcoming more visitors to the Island once again.

Learn more about Hawaii’s Pre-Travel Testing Program

We wanted to help provide a page for visitors to understand what is open in the area. We will attempt to update this weekly however, there will likely be more openings so please check with the establishment first before making plans as we cannot guarantee current or future availability.

Last Updated:  February 11th, 2021

Beaches and Pools

  • Big Island Beaches
  • Community Pools

    (As of Feb 11th, 2021)

    Community pools in the resorts have remained open through the summer and into the fall. Each gated community has their own rules for use. Typical rules involve wearing a mask when not in the water, eating or drinking. Most communities also have rules limiting gathering sizes, no visitors not staying in the home, and social distancing. Typically spas (hot tubs) have restrictions on the number of people that must also be from the same household in them at any time. Each community also has its own protocols for ensuring washrooms and pool-side furniture is kept safe. For each community use of facilities is at the individuals own risk. For more specific questions on a community facility please email us at vacationrental@paradiseinhawaii.com

  • Community Fitness Centers

    (As of Feb 11th, 2021)

    For those communities that have fitness centers, they are mostly open with rules for use that include the number of people allowed simultaneously in them and the required use of mask.

  • Mauna Lani Owners Beach Club

    (As of Feb 11th, 2021)

    The Mauna Lani owners Beach Club is currently open for owners and guests in Mauna Lani homes (KaMilo, Villages, Kulalani, Fairways, Golf Villas, Islands, Mauna Lani Point).
    Parking is open, restrooms are open and Napua Restaurant is currently open.

  • Mauna Kea Club (Optional to Mauna Kea Resort Guests)

    (As of Feb 11th, 2021)

    For guests staying at the Mauna Kea homes in Wai'ula'ula and Kumulani there is an option to participate in the Mauna Kea Club program that offers access to hotel amenities. For more specific questions on a community facility please email us at vacationrental@paradiseinhawaii.com


  • Grocery Stores

    All grocery stores on the Big Island are open including:
    Foodland Farms in Mauna Lani
    Island Gourmet in Waikoloa Beach Resort
    KTA in Waikoloa Village
    KTA and Foodland Farms in Waimea
    Costco, Safeway, Target and Walmart in Kona.
    Healthways II (natural foods store) in Waimea

  • Local Farmers Markets

    There are wonderful Farmers Markets that are open and we encourage you to support our local famers.

    Click here to learn more.

  • Grocery Delivery Services - Foodland Farms
  • Grocery Delivery Services - Going4Groceries


  • Dining Guidelines

    Hawaii restaurants are open for takeout, pick-up and delivery services. They are also allowed to open for indoor dining at 50% capacity. Reservations are required for indoor dinning, with tables set at least 5 feet apart, and parties are limited to no more than 5 people per table. Masks must be worn at all times within restaurants except when actively eating/drinking.

  • Fine Dining

    Canoe House at Mauna Lani
    Merriman’s in Waimea
    Sushi Shiono in Mauna Lani
    Pueo's Osteria in Waikoloa Village
    Manta at the Mauna Kea
    Brown's Beach House
    Meridia at Hapuna
    and more

  • Outdoor Dining

    Hau Tree at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
    Tommy Bahamas Restaurant & Bar
    Hale Kai
    Bistro at the Cinemas
    Romano’s Macaroni Grill
    Lava Lava Beach Club
    Harbor House at Honokohau Harbor (Seafood)
    Manta at Mauna Kea
    Naupaka at Hapuna
    and more

  • Casual

    A-Bays Island Grill
    Kuelana's Rum Shack
    Kohala Burger - Kawaihae Village Burger – Waimea
    Hawaiian Style Café - Waimea
    Queen's Shops Food Court

  • Hotel Dining Options

    Canoe House at Mauna Lani Auberge
    Hau Tree at Mauna Kea - beach front dining

    Auberge Mauna Lani
    Mauna Kea Hotel
    Hilton Waikoloa
    Fairmont Orchid
    Waikoloa Marriott
    Hapuna Westin
    Four Seasons


  • Free Activities - Snorkeling, Biking and Playing in the Waves

    The Big Island is a wonderful uncrowded place to enjoy getting on a bike, going for a hike or playing in the waves. All our vacation homes include bikes, snorkel gear, and boogie boards. Simple things like building a sand castle with your kids or exploring for wildlife can create some of the best memories.

  • Golf
  • Tennis

    The following tennis facilities are open:

    Mauna Lani Tennis Club
    Fairmont Orchid Tennis
    Mauna Kea Tennis

  • Beachside Yoga (Mauna Lani)

    Guests staying at the Mauna Lani Resort can join Beachside Yoga classes at the Mauna Lani Private Beach Club's Surf Shack on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 8am.

    Capacity is limited; please contact the Sports Club at 808-885-7755 to sign up and get further information.

    Special Sports Club Pricing:
    Single class: $20
    10-class Pack: $150 ($15/class)

  • Horseback Riding
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Exploring the Island - Driving and Hiking Tours

    The Big Island is uncrowded and with its massive mountains hosts a variety of climatic zones. Within minutes you can drive from desert with cacti to a lush rainforest. There are so many great driving tours and hikes to explore safely on the Big Island.

    Click Here for Hikes

    Click Here for Driving Tour options

  • Night Snorkeling with the Manta Rays
  • SUP and Kayak Rentals

    Mauna Lani Sea Adventures at the Mauna Lani Private Beach Club rents Stand Up Paddle boards (SUP) and Kayaks. There are also lessons available.

  • Scuba
  • Swim with the Dolphins
  • Private Powered Boat Rentals

    Kona Boat Rentals - Enjoy a day on the Ocean safely with just your family/group.

  • GEM (Golf Cart) Rentals

    Renting a GEM cart or Golf cart to explore the resort can be a lot of fun.

  • Explore Waterfalls

    Take a day trip to explore the islands inspiring waterfalls.

  • Zip Line

    Kohala Zip Line has reopened out of Hawi.

  • Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

    A highlight of visiting Hawai'i is the Volcanoes National Park. There are wonderful hikes and the scenery is amazing. The Island is a constantly changing landscape and over the past decade activity has ranged from quiet steaming vents to full on rivers of lava. It is extremely difficult to predict if there will be lava visible but the park is an amazing place to visit none-the-less.

    More information on Hawaii Volcanoes
    The Park is open however certain visitor services remain close.

    Click Here for Official NPS Volcano National Park Status

  • Spas

    Moana Salon & Day Spa - Shops at Mauna Lani - by appt

    Spa without Walls (Fairmont Orchid) - by Appt.

  • Luau

    Mauna Kea Hotel Luau is resuming on Tuesdays and Fridays. Only members of the same family will be seated at a table. Outdoors with reduced capacity for social distancing. Table service replaces buffet.

    Legends of Hawaii Luau is also open with social distancing and Hilton CleanStay protections.

  • Helicopter Tours

    Blue Hawaiian Helicopters has resumed Big Island tours from the Waikoloa Heliport (minutes away from most of our vacation rentals. Paradise Helicopters are offering tours out of the Hilo airport as well.

  • Private Waterfall Tours