"Hilo Not as rainy as claimed:)" Hilo by atufft
Hilo Travel Guide: 250 reviews and 542 photos
It didn't pour when we were there, and in the morning we enjoyed watching sea kayaks paddle across the bay. Hilo is the older town on the big island, providing support for the agricultural industry in the area. Downtown dates back to at least the 1940's when sailors no doubt spent time looking around.
Old trees are the advantage of an old town such as Hilo. This city has tourism as does any in Hawaii, but the Hilo crowd is bearable in its behavior.
Gardens, boutique towns, and lava beach are nearby and easy to get to. Hilo is closer to Volcanoes National Park than is Kona, the more popular tourist resort city on the island.
- Pros:Wet and Wonderful, Clean Air and View of Pacific
- Cons:Older Hotel and Restaurant Infrastructure
- In a nutshell:Hilo has original Hawaiian character and deserves a stay...
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