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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‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii hosts third annual Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Summit Hilo, HI (July 17, 2015)- Thirty-one students and teachers representing each of the Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory partner countries gather in Hilo this weekend for an intensive five-day forum on astronomy and engineering. The United States is represented by eight students and […]
ORCHIDS AVANT-GARDE takes place August 7th (9am-6pm), 8th (9am-5pm) and 9th (10am-2pm). Thousands of orchids in displays created by top notch growers and amateurs entice audiences in this three day spectacle at the Afook-Chinen Auditorium in Hilo, Hawaii. Visitors can expect to see exotic species, beautifully grown specimen plants and the latest hybrids, many created […]
Hilo, Hawai‘i – ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center will feature local Waimea artist Bonnie Cherni and other guest artists in a new EPIC ORIGAMI exhibit. The three-month exhibit will explore the art and science of origami from July 5, 2015 – September 27, 2015. Cherni’s art has been shown at Kahilu Theatre, Keck Observatory and Waimea Ocean […]
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