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© Sébastien Boulanger / Hilo, United States of America

Hilo
United States of America

The port of Hilo is located on the east coast of Big Island and is its capital. Hilo is the starting point for excursions to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Useful Information

Language

English

Currency

USD
US dollar

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Time difference

UTC: -10

from New York: -5h

from San Francisco: -3h

from London: -10h

Tips

A 15% tip will be appreciated in restaurants and taxis.

Weather
°C °F

MonthTemperature (Celcius)Temperature (Fahrenheit)Precipitations
Minimum
Average
Maximum
(mminch)
January
18 64
22 72
27 81
25110.00
February
18 64
22 72
27 81
26110.25
March
18 64
22 72
26 79
35414.00
April
19 66
23 73
27 81
38815.25
May
19 66
23 73
27 81
25210.00
June
20 68
24 75
28 82
1586.25
July
20 68
24 75
28 82
2479.75
August
21 70
25 77
29 84
2379.25
September
20 68
25 77
29 84
2178.50
October
20 68
24 75
28 82
2449.50
November
19 66
23 73
27 81
36914.50
December
18 64
22 72
27 81
30612.00

Where is locate the Port of Hilo

Cruise ships dock at the wharf in Kuhio Bay about 3 km from the city.

Travelling around the port of Hilo

Walking to Hilo takes about an hour and there is no sidewalk. A free shuttle bus from the Hilo Hattie store takes you from the port to the centre of the city and allows you to do some shopping.

If you have rented a car, a shuttle will take you to the airport where you can take possession of the car.

Taxis are available at the port.

Activities in Hilo

Nature

These volcanoes are very impressive. You can take a bus tour, rent a car or take a helicopter tour. You can hike in the crater of one of the volcanoes.

Thurston Lava Tube

Cave formed by a lava flow at Volcanoes National Park.

Museums

The Tsunami Museum recounts the various Tsunamis that affected this city and the Pacific.

A museum affiliated with the Smithsonian. This is the home, Georgian style, of missionaries from New England. This house is the oldest wooden building built on the island. You will find furniture and objects from the period (1830).

Beaches

Onekahakaha Beach Park

Great beach for kids.

Richardson’s Ocean Park

Black sand beach.

Excursions in Hilo

Roberts Hawaii offers popular hawaii tours at a reasonable price.

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Cruise Tips

Solutions to avoid seasickness on a cruise

Seasickness is caused by conflicting signals sent to the brain through the inner ear and the eyes. The inner ear senses movement that the eyes cannot see, causing discomfort and nausea.

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