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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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Maunakea Skies at ‘Imiloa Hilo, Hawai‘i – Dr. Richard Green, Director of the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) will discuss UKIRT’s contributions to ground based infrared observations at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center’s next Maunakea Skies program, Friday, May 15, 2015 at 7 p.m. UKIRT was conceived and realized by astronomers in the UK to be particularly […]
Hilo, Hawai‘i – ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center presents its first High Tea & Chat on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 11 :30 a.m. Treat someone special or come with friends to an event that will be sure to delight. Partake in tea, scones and desserts provided by Teaching Tea; tea sandwiches created by Moonstruck Patisserie; and […]
‘Imiloa’s Wayfinding Talk Hilo, Hawai‘i – ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center presents the wayfinding talk Voices from the Wa‘a: Reflections on the First 20 Years of the Hōkūle‘a on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. This program will feature Gordon Pi‘ianāi‘a, the captain of Hōkūle‘a on its pivotal 1980 voyage, during which he, Nainoa Thompson and […]
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