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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The sugar plantations dominated agricultural land use on Hawai‘i Island for more than 160 years, before that era ended in the 1990s. Many of the old maps, land records, and other documents of those times are unknown to current owners of former sugarcane lands, but may very well contain information of use or interest to […]
Back by popular demand at the Lyman Museum, Hawai‘i Island historian Boyd D. Bond reprises the tales of some of the lesser known rulers of the Hawaiian monarchy, on two occasions: Monday evening, August 15, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and the following afternoon, Tuesday, August 16, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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