Things to do in Hilo – DestinationHilo.com
Hilo – where your Hawaiian adventure begins!
Welcome to the Island of Hawaii – yes, Hawaii’s Big Island – and the historic town of Hilo by the Bay. Quaint and colorful shops, museums, parks and tropical gardens, lush rain forests and tall volcanoes, black sand snorkeling beaches, outrigger canoes, hula competitions, and much more.
We look forward to welcoming you as you begin your adventure on Hawaii Island. Aloha nui loa.
Big Island Museum Discount Pass
The PERFECT way to learn about Hawaii's history, culture, nature and science! The pass gives you admission to the Big Island’s top museums and an historical garden at rates discounted by as much as 50% of the regular entry fee for two people. You will realize a net savings of $60 for two adults when you visit all these top museums on the Island. And you will support the preservation of the story of Hawaii, its people, its culture and its natural environment. Simply put the Big Island Museum Discount Pass is the best way to visit the island's TOP museums and gardens.
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“Kamehameha III: A Troubled Man in Troubling Times” Monday, November 17, 2014 7:00 – 8:30 pm at the Lyman Museum. Local historian Boyd D. Bond presents the life and reign of Kamehameha III. $3, free to Museum members. For details: (808) 935-5021 or www.lymanmuseum.org. The youngest child of Kamehameha I and Keōpūolani, Kauikeaouli (Kamehameha III) became […]
This year marks the 180th anniversary of the death of Scottish botanist-explorer David Douglas in Hawai`i, and the Lyman Museum is proud to celebrate his life of discovery with the documentary film “Finding David Douglas.” A joint endeavor of the Forestry Commission Scotland, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission, the film follows […]
“Midway: An Unnatural History of a Hawaiian Atoll” Monday, July 7th, 2014 7:00 – 8:30 pm at the Lyman Museum. Big Island author Pamela Frierson shares the singular story of this remarkable place and its legacy. $3, free to Museum members. For details: (808) 935-5021 or www.lymanmuseum.org. Situated at the far northwestern end of the […]
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