Big Island of Hawaii

Things to Do & Attractions in Big Island of Hawaii

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 481 Reviews

The mega attraction on the Big Island is Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii’s sole world heritage site. The volatile park’s centerpiece is Kilauea Volcano, ...  Read more

Mauna Kea Summit & Observatory

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 282 Reviews

Visiting the Mauna Kea Summit and Observatories gives you the feeling of being on top of the world for good reason: You’re actually pretty close. Standing ...  Read more

Waipi'o Valley

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 87 Reviews

Forming a deep natural amphitheater, washed by the sea and waterfalls, the Big Island’s Waipi'o Valley is a natural wonderland of flowering rainforest and ...  Read more

Hilo

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Hilo might be the Big Island’s largest settlement but it’s a laid back coastal place, with some classic old buildings and wooden storefronts. The town is on ...  Read more

Kona (Kailua-Kona)

4.5 star rating: Recommended 271 Reviews

Often called Kailua-Kona, and referring to the western Kona Coast district as a whole, Kona is on the leeward (dry and sunny) side of the Big Island. The ...  Read more

Kealakekua Bay

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 166 Reviews

For some of the best snorkeling on the Big Island, visit the protected waters of Kealakekua Bay. This remote area is also popular with hikers, who might ...  Read more

Captain Cook Monument

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 99 Reviews

British explorer Captain James Cook met his death at Kealakekua Bay on February 14, 1779 perhaps due to a misunderstanding over the use of a boat. Today, ...  Read more

Kohala

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 92 Reviews

Formed by a 5,400-foot volcano, Kohala is dominated by lush valleys, laid-back plantation towns, verdant pastures and ancient Hawaiian religious sites. The ...  Read more

Honaunau Bay

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 17 Reviews

In ancient times, Honaunau Bay was a safe haven where Hawaiians could escape persecution. The adjoining National Historic Park tells the story of this City of ...  Read more

Mauna Loa

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 14 Reviews

The world’s most massive volcano doesn’t tower over Hawaii Island like you might expect. Instead, its giant three-pronged fingers take up most of the southern ...  Read more

Hamakua Coast

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 10 Reviews

Curvy, cozy and impossibly green, the Hamakua Coast is a verdant time portal on the Big Island’s northeastern side. Often referred to as the “Hamakua Heritage ...  Read more

Jaggar Museum

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

For the last several years, the Jaggar Museum and its overlook have enjoyed one of the best vantages for spotting glowing lava in Kilauea's summit lake. A ...  Read more

Honokohau Harbor

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Steep drop-offs beckon just off Kona’s coast, the dominion of pelagic beasts—marlin and billfish some topping 1,000 lbs. Most journeys to catch one begin the ...  Read more

Liliuokalani Gardens

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Stone bridges stretch across shallow brackish moats that flow through well manicured gardens with red pagodas and rock gardens by the sea. The 30-acre ...  Read more

Thurston Lava Tube

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1066 Reviews

Set inside of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the Thurston Lava tube is the most accessible lava tube on the Big Island of Hawaii. Discovered in 1913 by ...  Read more

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