Hawai'i the Big Island - Hilo (PDF Chapter)
Kailua-Kona may host more visitors, but Hilo is the beating heart of Hawai‘i Island. Hidden beneath its daily drizzle lies deep soil and soul, from which sprout a genuine community and aloha spirit.
- stroll through serene Japanese gardens of Lili‘uokalani Park
- learn about the two historical tsunami that tested Hilo’s mettle at the Pacific Tsunami Mu-seum
- meet Bengal tigers and other fascinating creatures amid tropical flora at Pana‘ewa Rain-forest Zoo & Gardens
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Best for Children, History, Hiking & Cycling Around Hilo, Sights, Activities, Tours, Courses, Festivals & Events, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Enter-tainment, Shopping.