Visiting Hilo during the annual Merrie Monarch Festival is a wonderful opportunity to explore and enjoy traditional Hawaiian hula, arts and crafts, music, and fun local events.
Discover Art & Culture on the Big Island
The Big Island is home to must see art and culture; from world-famous artists, painters, musicians, and hula performers, the sights are nothing less than amazing. Choose from several different big island art galleries, or discover the big island musicians, or dance with the infamous hula dancers during a festival or luau! No matter where you go on the big island of Hawaii, you are certain to witness the influence of the local art and culture – both past and present – in people, towns, and communities.
Hawaii is bursting with incredible artwork, make sure to keep an eye out for works by some of our favorite Big Island artists.