Ground Transportation

The easiest way to get to Mauna Kea Residences is via shuttle or, to fully explore The Big Island, renting a car is recommended.

Airport Shuttle

Daily shuttle service between Kona International Airport (KOA) and Mauna Kea Residences is available with Roberts Hawaii Airport Shuttle. Travel time to Mauna Kea Residences is approximately 40 – 60 minutes; there are never more than 5 stops with this service. One-way trips start at $18 and round trip tickets start at $36.

To reserve (at least 24 hours in advance) call 808.880.3490 or visit

Book a Shuttle

Car Rental

Mauna Kea Resort is just 35 minutes from Kona International Airport (KOA). The following car rental agencies are available, or let our concierge assist with booking your rental car by calling 808.880.3490.

  • Alamo
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Dollar
  • Enterprise
  • Hertz
  • National
  • Thrifty
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Uber and Lyft are now available, too!