Sights & Attractions in Big Island


Things to Do in Hilo

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
Banyan Drive
More than 50 enormous banyan trees with aerial...
Scenic Drives Hilo
Big Island Visitors Bureau
Marked by a red-and-white Hawaiian warrior sign,...
Information Centers Hilo
Haili Church
Constructed in 1859 by New England missionaries,...
Religious Sites Hilo
Hilo Coffee Mill
With all the buzz about Kona coffee, it's easy to...
Industrial Sites Hilo
Hilo Downtown Improvement Association
An excellent and free self-guided walking tour to...
Information Centers, Tours Hilo
Imiloa Astronomy Center
Part Hawaiian cultural center, part astronomy...
Observatories / Planetariums Hilo
Kalakaua Park
King Kalakaua, who revived the hula, was the...
Parks Hilo
Kaumana Caves Park
Thanks to Hilo's abundant rainfall, this lava...
Cave Hilo
Keawe Street
Buildings here have been restored to their...
Neighborhoods / Streets Hilo
Liliuokalani Gardens
Designed to honor Hawaii's first Japanese...
Parks, Gardens / Arboretums Hilo
Lyman Museum & Mission House
Built in 1839, the beautifully restored Lyman...
Museums / Galleries, Historic Districts / Sites Hilo
Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation
Acres of macadamia-nut trees lead to a giant...
Industrial Sites Hilo
Moku Ola
This small island, just offshore from...
Islands Hilo
Mokupapapa Discovery Center
This informative center teaches about the...
Information Centers Hilo
Naha and Pinao stones
These two huge, oblong stones are legendary. The...
Archaeological Sites Hilo
Nani Mau Gardens
The name means "forever beautiful" in Hawaiian,...
Gardens / Arboretums Hilo
Onekahakaha Beach Park
Shallow, rock-wall-enclosed tide pools and an...
Beaches Hilo
Pacific Tsunami Museum
In downtown Hilo, businesses tend to be far from...
Museums / Galleries Hilo
Panaewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens
Billed as "the only natural tropical rainforest...
Zoos / Aquariums Hilo
Reeds Bay Beach Park
Safe swimming, proximity to downtown Hilo, and a...
Beaches Hilo
S. Hata Building
Built as a general store in 1912 by Sadanosuke...
Historic Districts / Sites, Stores / Malls Hilo
Wailoa Center
In Wailoa State Recreation Area, this circular...
Museums / Galleries Hilo
Wailuku River State Park (Boiling Pots)
Four separate streams fall into a series of...
Bodies of Water Hilo
Wailuku River State Park (Rainbow Falls )
After a hard rain, these falls thunder into the...
Bodies of Water Hilo
Waiolena and Wailua Beach Parks and Richardson Ocean Center
Just east of Hilo, almost at the end of the road,...
Beaches Hilo


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