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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On Monday, June 27, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Lyman Museum, UH-Hilo graduate student in entomology, Jessica Kirkpatrick, describes the five endemic insect groups at home on this majestic mountain, and how they function within its ecosystem. Her current research focuses on the wēkiu bug, a carnivorous scavenger that sucks the blood […]
On June 3rd at 6:00 PM, Basically Books is hosting a fantastic Science Fiction and Fantasy author event. Talk story with D.S Thornton, a local YA Sci-Fi author. In her new book, Scrap City, Jerome Barnes meets Arkie in the local junkyard. Arkie is a Scrapper from Smithytowne, far beneath the surface, where everything — […]
Destination Hilo is proud to present Hilo Hula Tuesdays at the Mo’oheau Bandstand from 11AM to 12 noon. With Hilo’s own Ku’ehu Mauga as Emcee, this month’s schedule is as follows: February 2nd: Lono Kanaka’ole Trio February 9th: Ke Ola Pono No Na Kupuna February 16th: Stan Kaina with hula maiden, Noe Noe Kekaualua February […]
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