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 Hilo Activities
Positioned on the lush, rainy, eastern side of the Big Island, Hilo activities include things like witnessing incredible waterfalls, strolling through beautiful city parks and enjoying the numerous beach parks dotting Hilo Bay. The city is centrally located to both the lush Hamakua coast with it’s staggering waterfalls and to Volcanoes National Park with it’s active volcanoes. Hilo makes for a perfect, laid-back base camp for all of your Big Island activities.