OceansPoint in Papaikou is just north of Hilo and is near a variety of natural sites to include Rainbow Falls, Akaka Falls, Volcano National Park, Botanical Garden, Mauna Kea Observatory, Naha Stone, Historic Dowtown Hilo, Surfing, Miles of Hiking, Waipio Valley, etc... In December through February of each year, humpback whales swim in the Hilo Bay and Hamakua Coast area. Papaikou is situated right in the middle so we see a lot of whales and their calves swimming right off the property during these months.
The island of Hawaii is also known as the Big Island. It's the largest of the 7 major Hawaiian islands. It is one of only a few places on earth, where one can experience climates ranging from desert to tropical to snow in the same day.
The Big Island is mainly rural. The East side of the island (Papaikou and Hilo) is tropical while the West side of the island (Kona) is quite dry. That is where the Ironman is held each year. For outdoor enthusiasts, within ten miles of OceansPoint, there is cycling, swimming, fishing, hiking, jogging, volcanic caves, surfing, ziplining, and many other hosted activities as well.
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