You will want a jacket and a rain poncho. Just because you are going to be in Hawaii doesn't mean
that all days will be warm and sunny. You will have some rain also. Bring comfy shoes with good traction for hiking.
Miscellaneous: You can find most things that you will need in Hilo so don't worry if you forget something.
There is even a Wal-Mart there.
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