Hilo Art, Culture and History

Discover Hilo Art, Culture and History

When considering things to do on Hawaii’s big island, we should note how Hilo is home to incredible artists and a rich tradition of Hawaiian culture, it offers a great opportunity to experience all that makes the Big Island special. A visit to Hilo is the perfect opportunity to travel back in time with numerous museums and historic sites around the city. The city is the largest on the Big Island, but remains a true Hawaiian community through and through with traditional Hawaiian art, dance and traditions regularly celebrated at numerous local events.

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One Gallery

A unifying and inclusive gallery in downtown Hilo, One Gallery is as community-oriented as it is proud of its collections and selections, supporting Big Island artists from concept to completion.

Banyan Gallery

Banyan Gallery along the Big Island’s eastern side is one of the rare art galleries that can further beautify an already stunning natural region, making it a must-visit for art lovers.