After signing up to attend the KMF's Hawai'i Songwriting Festival, you must separately book your hotel, airfare, and rental car directly with those providers. We are not responsible for your hotel, meals, or travel plans. However, to make it easier for you, here's information to help...
Location: Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel
Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel
62-100 Kauna'oa Drive
Kohala Coast, HI 96743
All workshops, concerts, and other activities are being held on-site at our venue, the beautiful Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel on the Kohala coast on the Big Island of Hawai'i. Their rooms are valued at $550+/night, but the resort is offering a special group rate just for our attendees who book ahead of time, with 50% off resort fees! (Local/state taxes and other restrictions may apply).
Hapuna is offering a limited number of rooms at a discounted rate of $159/night for Hawai'i Songwriting Festival attendees! Reserve a room ASAP before the discounted rooms run out.
To book a room with the Hawai'i Songwriting Festival Discounted Rate, call the hotel at (800) 882-6060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and identify yourself as an attendee of the Hawai'i Songwriting Festival.
For reference, most attendees will arrive on or before Wednesday, Sept, 6 and depart on Sunday, Sept. 10.
Air travel/airport transportation
The Keahole Kona International Airport (KOA) is 30 minutes away from the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel. Click here for location information, transportation recommendations, and driving directions.
Explore the Big Island
The Big Island of Hawai'i has infinite adventures in store for visitors who want to explore! This beautiful and unique island is overflowing (literally! check out the active Kilauea volcano) with experiences just waiting to be enjoyed by all types of visitors. If you want to relax, head out for a round of golf, lounge on one of many gorgeous sandy beaches, and enjoy delicious island cuisine. Looking for adventure? You can zipline through the tree canopies of Kohala, hike to stunning waterfalls on the Hamakua coast, explore miles of beaches that can only be accessed by foot, dive in to Hawai'i's clearest waters for scuba and snorkeling fun, and go night-swimming with manta rays in Kona! Everywhere you go, you will find yourself immersed in Hawaii's traditional and contemporary culture. If you want to learn more, check out the ancient Heiau, the Honaunau city of refuge, walk along the King's Trail to find ancient petroglyphs.
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