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Mauna Kea Summit Small Group Stargazing Tour from Hilo
"The drive to the summit of Mauna Kea is one you’ll never forget. Mauna Kea is the world’s tallest mountain rising more than 32000 feet (9754 meters) from the ocean floor to its summit which is considered by many Hawaiians to be the most sacred place in all the islands. The road climbs 13796 feet (4205 meters) above sea level. You’ll stand in awe at both nature’s sublime creation and man’s astonishing technological achievements.After your pickup in Hilo (anywhere within city limits)
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Mauna Kea Summit and Stars Kona and Waikoloa - Small Group Tour
"The drive to the summit of Mauna Kea is one you’ll never forget. It’s hard to believe you’re in Hawaii as you climb to 13796 feet above sea level. Once at the summit we are afforded spectacular views of the horizon Haleakala on Maui Mauna Loa and Hualalai and Mauna Kea’s world-class array of telescopes. Mauna Kea is the world’s tallest mountain rising over 32000 feet from the ocean floor to its summit
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Kona Shore Excursion: Kona Coffee Chocolate and City of Refuge Small Group
"Kona Coffee Farm - See Production & Sample Coffee City of Refuge - Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau National Historical Park Beautiful White Sand Beach Kona Chocolate Factory- See Production & Sample Chocolates Kea Shop on Alii Dr. or return back to ship. There are plenty of tasty treats to discover in and around sunny Kailua-Kona. As we make our way through this rugged landscape of old lava fields we enter into Kealakekua which hosts one of the most or as it is nick named because Father John painted the interior of the church with 3D depictions from the 1800’s.Next to visit is Puuhonua O Honaunau also known as the city of refuge and is the most famous and best preserved of Hawaii’s ancient p you’ll encounter canoe builders constructing an outrigger canoe the way it was built in ancient times. There are demonstrations of traditional Hawaiian games including spear throwing competitions. Examine a massive L-shaped wall built around 1550 from thousands of lava rocks which separated the chief’s home from the puuhonua. Inside this 1
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Akatsuka Orchid Gardens

We stopped on the way back from the Volcano National Park at the Akatsuka Orchid Gardens. Going to the gardens is free and they hope you will buy some of their products from the gift shop. They also...
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grandmaR
Sep 18, 2013

Long's Drug Store

Long's drug stores are located all over the islands.They have the usual things that you usually buy at a pharmacy and a whole lot more.We found that they had the best prices on nuts, candy, coffee,...
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kyoub
Apr 18, 2009

Basically Books

This friendly shop has a lot of books, especially about Hawaii, as well as CDs, maps, cards and other articles. It is locally owned and managed - not a part of a big chain. Things you might buy at the...
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trvlrtom
Mar 01, 2007

Big Island Candies

You can find chocolate covered macademia nuts in any tourist shop in Hawaii, but to get fine, quality chocolate and shortbread, this is the place. Creative gift packages are available. Just be aware...
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trvlrtom
Mar 01, 2007

Big Island Candies

I know this should be classified under Shops and not Restaurants simply because it is a store! Big Island Candies is perhaps the most visited site in Hilo by tourists. All tour groups come here...
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triplehelix
Oct 01, 2006

Prince Kuhio Plaza

Prince Kuhio Plaza is no Mall of America, but it's ours. The plaza contains many stores and eateries with ATMs around every corner. Wherever you look, there's a constant reminder to spend. The one...
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triplehelix
Jan 31, 2006
 
 
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Big Island Candies

Big Island Candies was established in 1977 to manufacture and market fine quality macadamia nut candies and cookies using 100 percent Hawaii-grown macadamia nuts and Kona coffee, island eggs, real...
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derats
May 13, 2005

Hilo Market

The Hilo market is a great place especially for fresh flowers, fruits and vegetables at bargain prices. Bouquets of tropical flowers including Birds of Paradise, Orchids and Anthurium sell for about...
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rexvaughan
Mar 13, 2005

Hilo Hattie

Hilo Hattie has just about anything you could want in terms of souvenirs. Also, as you enter the store each person is given a shell necklace/lei, a small orchid for your hair (I looked truly lovely in...
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rexvaughan
Mar 10, 2005

Top Hotels in Hilo

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98 Apapane Rd., Hilo, Hawaii, 96720, United States
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71 Banyan Drive, Hilo, Hawaii, 96720, United States
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93 Banyan Dr, Hilo, Hawaii, 96720, United States
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333 Iliahi St., Hilo, Hawaii, 96720, United States
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126 Banyan Drive, Hilo, Hawaii, 96720, United States
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One Kulaniapia Drive, P.O. Box 11338, Hilo, Hawaii, 96721, United States
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Top Things to Do in Hilo

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Waterfalls

We took a day to explore the other side. Our first trip to the island we spent the day on the other side with volcanos and walking to see lava . This time we explored botanical gardens and water fall...
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Akaka falls state park

The walk to see the falls wasn't far but it was hot and humid ... and raining off and on. there were stairs and with the rain the path to the falls was a bit slippery. the falls was nice and take...
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Big Island Candies Factory

On the afternoon tour, our driver Rob took us to a candy company where we could see candy being made and we bought some. I don't remember what we bought and we ate it before we got back to the...
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Tropical Botanical Gardens

Botanical garden was impressive .. come prepared .. it was rainy when we visited don't know if thats common but be prepared. take camera as lots to see .. but it was hot and humid .. bug spray is a...
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Helicopter Rides

We went out on the pier to meet with our group. A black dude came into the terminal and weighed us on a scale. The rules said that if you were over 250 lbs that you would be charged extra. My grandson...
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Rainbow falls

Our last stop before heading back across the island to our resort was rainbow falls, The walk was short to view the falls .. you could walk up stairs to get other angle but it was HOT and Humid and...
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"Business Center of the Big Island"
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"The lush windward coast"
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"Big Island - Big Sights"
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"Rainforest Trip"
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"Hilo"
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