Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Two volcanoes, including Kilauea, one of the planet's most active volcanoes, may be found in the park, which is 45 miles southwest of Hilo.

Waipio Valley Overlook

King Kamehameha I spent his formative years at Waipio Valley, which also served as a significant hub for Hawaii's political and religious life.

Star Gaze on Mauna Kea

Hawaii's highest peak, Mauna Kea, is home to an active research facility called the Mauna Kea Observatory.

Kona Coffee Living History Farm

The only living history museum in the country devoted to the history of conventional coffee production is the Kona Coffee Living History Farm.

Snorkeling Spots

Numerous unexplored coves, beaches, and rocky coasts teem with tropical coral and reef fish at the snorkelling location.

Akaka Falls State Park and Kahuna Falls

Both Akaka Falls and Kahuna Falls are found in the nearby Akaka Falls State Park. The highest waterfall on the island, the Akaka Falls, free-falls 442 feet.

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden

More than 2,000 different tropical plant species may be found at the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden.

Hapuna Beach State Park

One of the nicest beaches in the nation, Hapuna Beach is renowned for its fine, white sand and a variety of amenities.

Kailua Kona

Along with holding the International Billfish Tournament each year in August, Kona is renowned for its deep-sea fishing.

Hilo Farmers Market

With its inexpensive fresh produce, the Hilo Farmers Market draws both locals and tourists.

Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park

Captain James Cook's first landing on the Hawaiian island took place in Kealakekua Bay, making it a significant historical landmark.