Hawai'i Island

Approved local Campsites: Cubscouts

If your pack is interested in a campsite please send your suggestion to camping104@scouting.org for review to the attention of the Camping Committee

Camp Honokaia

Camp Honokaia is located between Honokaa and Waimea (Kamuela) above Waipio Valley, known as the "Valley of Kings" on the Big Island of Hawaii. Located on 210 acres of dense wood and heavy plant growth, Camp Honokaia exposes Scouts to the opportunity to camp in a tropical rain forest and participate in ecology-conservation programs featuring many of Hawaii's endangered species.

Unique Features:

  • Firebowl
  • The Adventure Trail
  • Platforms
  • Large and secluded campsites

Possible Uses:

  • District Camporees
  • Order of the Arrow Conclaves
  • Family camping
  • Troop/Pack campouts
  • Training camps


  • Kitchen & Dining Hall
  • Firebowl
  • Craft Shelter
  • Assembly Yard
  • 9 campsites

The spirit of Honokaia is calling me today, come back along the Scouting trail, their voices seem to say, I dream of fun at campfires… and pathways that I knew, and answer Honokaia nei, I’m coming back to you!

Summer Camp at Honokaia

Camp Honokaia Summer Camp offers a "back to basics" patrol cooking program, and an opportunity to earn a variety of merit badges. Popular features of the summer camp include the adventure trail, Hawaiiana activities and campfires. It is an ideal location for conservation projects and nature activities. The trading post is well stocked with Scout supplies, craft items, snacks, sodas, etc.

Merit Badges Offered:

  • Basketry 
  • Camping
  • Communications
  • Cooking
  • Emergency Prep
  • Environmental Science
  • Family Life
  • Fire Safety
  • Fingerprinting
  • First Aid
  • Indian Lore
  • Leatherwork
  • Medicine
  • Nature
  • Orienteering
  • Personal Fitness
  • Pioneering
  • Wilderness Survival
  • Wood Carving

Also Offered During Week One:

  • Hawaiiana Award
  • Mammal Study
  • Geology

Kilauea Scout Reservation

Located 22 Miles from Hawaii Volcano National Park, Right outside the Heart of Hilo Town, Camp Kilauea offers a camping area that is secluded yet easily accessible to civilization.

Unique Features:

For an additional cost, the second floor of the main building is available to rent with three private bathrooms, a mini-kitchen and large living area. A covered craft shelter and camp fire bowl are also available.

Possible Uses:

  • District Camporees
  • Family camping
  • Troop/Pack campouts
  • Training camps

Facilities and Camping:

  • Large lawn area to set up tents
  • Camp fire bowl
  • Covered craft shelter area

To Make Reservations

Reservations are suspended until further notice