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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
276 Haili St. 276 USA - Hilo HI
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..
Rainboe Dr. USA - Hilo HI 96720
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..
421 Makalika St USA - Hilo HI 96720
Wide walkways are accessible to wheelchairs; take a self-guided tour or a 20-minute narrated tram ride ($8). Every flowering plant in Hawaii is represented here, they say. Highlights include the perfectly manicured Japanese gardens and the dazzling c..