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Top things to do in Hilo

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Ranked #1 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Museums
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Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #3 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: State Parks; Waterfalls; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #4 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #5 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #6 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #7 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks

Liliuokalani Garden is a serene and tranquil area to visit.  There are no main attractions other than nature and Japanese symbols that put you at ease.  Enjoy the opportunity... more »

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Ranked #8 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: The Smithsonian-affiliated Lyman Museum tells the story of Hawaii’s islands and people through its exhibits on Hawaii’s... more » Owner description: The Smithsonian-affiliated Lyman Museum tells the story of Hawaii’s islands and people through its exhibits on Hawaii’s volcanic origins, flora and fauna found nowhere else in the world, Hawaiian culture, and other ethnic groups that have shaped the unique society of Hawaii today. Admire worldwide collections of sea shells and minerals. Learn about 19th century missionary life on a tour of the historic Lyman Mission House, the Island’s oldest wood frame building constructed in 1839. « less
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Ranked #9 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #10 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Educational Sites; Museums; History Museums; Specialty Museums
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Ranked #12 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Museums
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Ranked #13 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Science Museums; Observatories/ Planetariums; Museums

'Imiloa Astronomy Center, on the Big Island in Hilo, Hawaii, offers a fascinating bridge between science and culture. The connection is through the stars and the mountain of... more »

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Ranked #14 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Beaches; Scenic Drives
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Ranked #15 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Waterfalls; Nature and Parks
Waterfalls located on the big island of Hawaii.
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Ranked #16 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #17 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #18 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #19 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #20 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Natural History Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Mokupapapa Discovery Center allows visitors to learn about the natural science, culture, and history of the Northwestern... more » Owner description: The Mokupapapa Discovery Center allows visitors to learn about the natural science, culture, and history of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, and the surrounding marine environment. Since most people might not have the opportunity to visit these remote islands, the facility on the bayfront in Hilo, Hawai'i serves to ""bring the place to the people"" and spur greater public awareness of the region and ocean conservation issues. Housed in Hilo's historic, century-old Koehnen Building, Mokupapapa features a 3,500 gallon saltwater aquarium, interactive educational exhibits, lifesize models of wildlife found in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, artwork inspired by those islands and Hawaiian culture, and many interpretive panels in both Hawaiian and English. The beauty of the historic Koehnen building has been preserved and refreshed to show off its majesty, including a koa wood staircase, Hawaiian hardwood floors, and high ceilings. « less
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Ranked #21 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Hiking Trails
meeting point " uncle awe bar ". lava walking day and night. extreme or regular tours.
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Ranked #22 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Beaches
Great for body-boarding, surfing and sun-bathing, but not a good swimming place.
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Ranked #23 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #24 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Civic Centers; Landmarks

Wailoa Center is basically an art and culture gallery run by the State of Hawaii and by Cody King the director. It is located in Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii behind the King... more »

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Ranked #25 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: State Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #26 of 40 attractions in Hilo
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Ranked #29 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Yoga Centered Studio & Boutique is Hawaii Island's premier Yoga Studio. Located in historic downtown Hilo, close to the... more » Owner description: Yoga Centered Studio & Boutique is Hawaii Island's premier Yoga Studio. Located in historic downtown Hilo, close to the waterfront and the convenience of downtown's restaurants, stores Established in 2002 this studio offers over 30 classes a week in vinyasa flow, slow flow, dharma yoga, restorative, yin and therapeutic yoga. At Yoga Centered, the spirit of Aloha inspires everything we do - from the way we teach & practice to the intention we put into the merchandise we select for you. Our Goal is simple:To create a place where you can feel completely at home. Whether your 17 or 70, a visitor or our next door neighbor, Yoga Centered is the place where you get to just be...Happy. Healthy. Balanced. Free. « less
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Ranked #30 of 40 attractions in Hilo
Category: Beaches
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