Hilo Off The Beaten Path

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    South point
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    Pololu road
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Hilo

  • 1. Waterfalls

    * Akaka Falls Rd * Off Hwy 19, Honomu, HI 96728 * My first day on the Big Island, my friend Kawika took me to these amazing sheer pits of 'awe' known as 'Akaka Falls. A 442 foot tall waterfall...

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  • 2. Kilauea Lava Flow

    Flowing out of the active volcano Kîlauea on the Big Island, comes one of the world's most frequent outpouring of lava. Lava has been issuing continuously at...

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  • 3. Wai'opae (Kapaho) Tidepools

    The Wai 'Opae Tidepools is one of the hottest snorkeling areas near Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii. It resembles a barrier reef. Its a protected Marine Life...

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  • 4. Tidepools

    This is not a well kept secret but the people that live in this area try to keep it that way.We know about it because we rented a house near the tidepools.The...

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  • 5. Pololu Lookout

    Treat yourself to some spectacular countryside views overlooking the sea.Dotted with islands and ridge upon ridge, this almost inaccessible terrain stretches on...

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  • 6. Most southern point of the USA

    You can't get any farther south in the USA than South Point.Ka Lae ( the point) is what Hawaiians call the southernmost border of the fifty states.South Point...

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  • 7. See trees covered with lava

    At the Lava tree State Park you will experience the destruction that can be caused by lava flow.This ohia forest was engulfed with lava during the 1790...

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  • 8. Old Buildings

    Hilo's buildings are very old as most were built in the 30's, 40's, and 50's and only renovated to look new. Sun Sun Lau used to be a museum/Chinese restaurant...

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  • 9. It ain't cabernet

    I was surprised to find a winery in Hawaii but here it is in a town called of all things, Volcano. It may not appeal to "wine snobs" but they have won awards in...

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  • 10. Have You Ever Seen a Mountain's Shadow?

    You can see Mauna Kea's (kay-uh) shadow as it grows in the photo to the left. You will need to travel to the top for this unique sight. Why is this so unique...

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  • 11. Wild bird show!

    I found bird shows on every island that I went to.There are many many kinds of birds, tropical and very beautiful in colors.Sorry, this picture is a little...

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  • 12. Baby seal all tired out!

    Watch your step on the beaches of Hawaii, in the water can be Sea Turtles which are endangered.We ran across baby sea lions sleeping and also Monk Lions. They...

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  • 13. Botanical Garden

    Spend and hour or two at one of the world's great gardens just north of Hilo on the lava-encrusted Onomea Bay. Besides great foliage, you'll find a beautiful...

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