Kona Marathon Events
We have partnered with the best hotel, condos and tour operators to provide you with the best deal when coming to the Kona Marathon Events on Hawaii’s Big Island.
Hilton Waikoloa Village – Host Hotel
Immerse yourself in the Spirit of Aloha, during your visit to Hawaii, the Big Island. With their unmatched location and tropical setting, Hilton Waikoloa Village® makes travel to Hawaii convenient and easy.
- Located on the Kohala Coast of Hawaii, the Big Island
- Set amid swaying palms and tropical gardens
- 20 minutes from Kona International Airport (KOA)
Runner’s Rates and Hawaii Resident Rates will be available this Fall at the Hilton Waikoloa Village, our host hotel for the June 24, 2018 Kona Marathon Events at Waikoloa Beach Resort.
Two night minimum.
To be announced – Watch for Athlete Rates for the Kona Marathon Events participants at Waikoloa Beach Resort
Hilton Runner‘s Rates
To be announced – Watch for Hawaii Resident Athlete Rates for Kona Marathon Events participants at Waikoloa Beach Resort – Hilton Kamaaina Rates (Hawaii address required.)
Waikoloa Beach Resort
Located along the sun-splashed Kohala Coast, the Waikoloa Beach Resort offers a range of accommodation from a luxury hotel to family friendly condos. Come before or stay after the Kona Marathon and experience the wide variety of adventures and activities that will make your vacation on the Big Island of Hawaii most unforgettable.
Alaska Airlines is pleased to provide discounted travel to the Kona Marathon. Fly Alaska Airlines to Kona and save 5% on flights from any Alaska Airlines city (excluding Costa Rica, Mexico and Prudhoe Bay, Alaska). Simply click here and travel from June 17-30, 2018. The discount is automatically applied or enter ECMZ101 in the discount code box at www.alaskaair.com. Restrictions apply. See site for details.
Shops and Restaurants
A fun family life style resort destination shopping experience with something for everyone, visitors and residents alike, Queens’ MarketPlace within the Waikoloa Beach Resort presents an exciting collection of boutiques, galleries, shops and services, plus a delightfully diverse Ono Food Court, upscale restaurants and a full schedule of free Hawaiian cultural activities and entertainment.
Visit the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel website or call 808-880-1111 and ask for the Kona Marathon Rate.
Situated on the beautiful Kohala Coast the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel boasts 1,839 acres of oceanfront paradise and is perfectly nestled into the bluffs above sun-splashed Hapuna Beach. It provides guests with modern-day comforts amid a serene Hawaiian ambiance and has recently completed a room renewal to upgrade the look and feel of all of its suites & ocean front guestrooms. Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel offers an exceptional dining experience at its signature Coast Grille restaurant, and features Hawai‘iʻs most unique rounds of golf at its popular links-style, 18-hole course designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay.
Take advantage of special Kona Marathon rates by clicking here. Please note this hotel is approximately 45 minutes driving from the start line of the Kona Marathon Events.
Reservations must be made by calling:
Coola– Organic sun screen in every race bag.
The temperature will be warm and humid. Winds are generally light in Kona at about 15 mph (24 kph) and we’ve rarely had rain during the Kona Marathon.
Temperatures can climb into the upper 80’s during midday, add the humidity and it can make it feel even warmer. As always, on race day and the days before, make sure you hydrate properly.
Monday 09/25 10%
A good deal of sunshine. High near 90F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday 09/26 0%
Generally sunny. High 91F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday 09/27 10%
Sunshine and some clouds. High 91F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday 09/28 0%
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High near 90F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.
Friday 09/29 10%
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 88F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday 09/30 10%
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 87F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Waikoloa, Hawaii Forecast
High: 85 F / 29 C
Low: 72 F / 22 C
Rain: 0.46 inches / 12 mm