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Things to do in Hilo

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$207* and up
Ranked #1 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Landmarks
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Ranked #3 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: State Parks; Waterfalls; Outdoors
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Category: Caverns/ Caves; Outdoors
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Ranked #6 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
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Ranked #7 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Gardens; Outdoors

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 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #9 of 33 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 #10 of 33 attractions in Hilo
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Ranked #11 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Museums
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Ranked #12 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Educational Sites; History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #13 of 33 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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$590* and up
Ranked #14 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
Waterfalls located on the big island of Hawaii.
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Ranked #15 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
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Ranked #16 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Beaches; Scenic Drives; Outdoors
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Ranked #17 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
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Ranked #18 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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Ranked #20 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Great for body-boarding, surfing and sun-bathing, but not a good swimming place.
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Ranked #21 of 33 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 #22 of 33 attractions in Hilo
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Ranked #23 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: State Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #24 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #25 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Educational Sites; Observatories/ Planetariums; Landmarks
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Ranked #26 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #27 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Art Galleries; Theaters; Cultural
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Ranked #28 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: State Parks; Waterfalls; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #29 of 33 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 #30 of 33 attractions in Hilo
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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