Map & Directions
The Kona International Airport (KOA) is located 22.4 miles (36 km) from the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii hotel. Travel time is approximately 29 minutes.
The Hilo International Airport (ITO) is located 72.3 miles (116 km) from the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii hotel. Travel time is approximately 1 hour and 26 minutes.
Driving Directions from Kona International Airport:
Turn left at the stoplight exiting the Kona International Airport onto Queen Kaahumanu Highway #19.
Remain on Highway #19 for 19.5 miles.
The entrance to Mauna Lani Resort is located on your left of the highway.
Enter the resort on Mauna Lani Drive and proceed for about a mile to the round-about.
Take the first right turn / cut-off which is North Kaniku Drive.
Stay on North Kaniku Drive until you reach the main entrance to Fairmont Orchid at the end of the drive.
Driving Directions from Hilo International Airport:
From Kekuanaoa St. (Airport Access Road) turn right onto Kanoelehua St.
Turn left onto Kamehameha Ave. Continue as lane merges to the right onto Highway 19.
Remain on Highway 19 to Waimea. Follow signs in Waimea to Kawaihae (turn right on Lindsey Road/Highway 19). Continue down Kawaihae Rd.
At the T-intersection on your left, turn left to continue on Highway 19.
Continue approximately 7 miles to the right-hand turn lane to Puako for Mauna Lani Resort.
Turn right onto Mauna Lani Drive.
Proceed past the Guard House to the traffic circle and take the first right to Fairmont Orchid on N. Kaniku Dr.
Stay on N. Kaniku Dr. until you reach the main entrance to Fairmont Orchid at the end of the drive.