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

Hilton Waikoloa VillageImmerse 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 are now available at the Hilton Waikoloa Village, our host hotel for the June 25, 2017 Kona Marathon Events at Waikoloa Beach Resort.

Two night minimum.

Athlete Rates for the Kona Marathon Events participants at Waikoloa Beach
Resort – Hilton Runner‘s Rates

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.


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Alaska Airlines is pleased to provide discounted travel to the Kona Marathon on Hawai‘i Island. 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, 2017. Book by June 30, 2017. The discount is automatically applied. Or enter ECMX314 in the discount code box at Restrictions apply. See site for details.

Shops and Restaurants

Queens Market Place Logo PNGA 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.


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Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel

Official Partner Hotel of Kona Marathon Events
62-100 Kauna’oa Drive, Kohala Coast, Hawaii 96743 | Get Directions »
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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.

2017 Specials

Ocean Sports


20% Runner’s discount
6/20 – 6/27, 2017
Join us on our award-winning boat cruises, and
experience true island-style aloha!

  • Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure Cruises
  • Ocean Sports Sunset Cruises
  • Glass Bottom Boat Cruises
  • Scuba Boat Dives
  • Custom Exclusive Catamaran Cruises
  • and much more

Reservations must be made by calling:


CoolaOrganic 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.

Special Statement

3:25 PM HST on May 25, 2017
6:00 AM HST on May 26, 2017
Thursday 05/25 20%
Plenty of sunshine. High 87F. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph.
Friday 05/26 0%
Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. High 89F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.
Saturday 05/27 10%
Generally sunny. High 87F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday 05/28 10%
Sunny skies. High 87F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Monday 05/29 10%
Sunny. High 88F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday 05/30 10%
Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. High 89F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.

Waikoloa, Hawaii Forecast

June Averages

High: 85 F / 29 C
Low: 72 F / 22 C
Humidity: 65%
Rain: 0.46 inches / 12 mm