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Hilo, Hawaii, USA

Attractions in Hilo, Hawaii


  • Banyan Drive 808-969-3333
    93 Banyan Drive, Hilo, HI 96720
    Known for the giant Banyan trees that line the street, the trees along this drive were planted by visiting celebrities and each tree is marked with plaques where... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Hilo Public Library 808-933-8888
    300 Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, HI 967761
    This library is filled with a great collection of books, magazines, and reference materials plus offers an array of services including programs for children, teens, and... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Hilo Art Museum 808-961-1426
    1266 Kamehameha, Hilo, HI 96720
    The Education and Special Exhibit Center of the Hilo Art Museum offers a wide range of art by some of the world's most famous artists. Also in this facility are the... more info  map

  • Lyman Museum & Mission House 808-935-5021
    276 Haili Street, Hilo, HI 96720
    One of only four museums in Hawaii that is accredited by the American Association of Museums, the Lyman Museum is affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution. The Lyman... more info  map

  • Pacific Tsunami Museum 808-935-0926
    130 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, HI 96721
    Dedicated to promoting public tsunami education, this museum contains exhibits on survivor stories, the history of tsunamis in the Pacific Basin, artifacts from the... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Leleiwi Beach Park and Richardson Ocean Center 808-935-3830
    2349 Kalanianaole Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720
    This park features a seawall which provides a good place to enter the water for swimming, snorkeling, net fishing, surfing, and bodysurfing. Covered picnic pavilions... more info  map

  • Nani Mau Gardens 808-959-3500
    421 Makalika Street, Hilo, HI 96720
    These splendid gardens lie on 20 beautiful acres and include tropical flowers and trees, walking paths, pools and waterfalls, and native Hawaiian plants. A botanical... more info  map

  • Pana'ewa Rain Forest Zoo 808-959-7224
    25 Aupuni South, Hilo, HI 96720
    "The only zoo in the United States that is situated in a tropical rain forest," this beautiful zoo is filled with exotic animals such as tigers, monkeys, birds, apes,... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • `Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai`i 808-969-9700
    600 `Imiloa Place, Hilo, HI 96720
    Formerly called the Maunakea Astronomy Education Center, the `Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai`i is a 40,000-square-foot exhibition and planetarium complex located on... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Jack's Tours 808-961-6666
    737 Kanoelehua Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720
    Providing tours and transportation on Big Island for over 40 years, this tour company offers a variety of tours, with both English and Japanese narration available, with... more info  map


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