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Hilo Travel guide
Hilo : Michelin's recommendations
The island’s seat of government is this east-shore city. Rebuilt after disastrous tsunamis in 1946 and 1960, the community has a hodgepodge look. New homes and businesses have been constructed on higher ground, farther from the water. With n136in in annual rainfall, Hilo is a floral center, particularly for anthuriums and orchids.
Tourist attractions Hilo : Things to see and do
Certainly, you're close-when measured from its base on the ocean floor, Mauna Kea reaches an amazing 13,796 feet! Set out into the Pacific, with clear skies and no light pollution, Mauna Kea is the best place on earth, they say, to stargaze (see Must..
This waterfall tumbles 80 feet into a round natural pool surrounded by wild ginger. Behind the waterfall is a cave, said to be the home of Hina, the mother of the god Maui. Rainbow Falls gets its name from the play of early-morning sunshine on the wa..
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Nestled in the original historic downtown Hilo us the Lyman Mission House and Museum. This 1830 missionary's home has been restored as a period museum. The museum houses both fine art and natural history exhibits and has both traveling shows and a pe..