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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Scenic Viewpoint
“Volcanoes National Park is a wonderful place to spend the day. There are many great hiking trails through beautiful forests as well as desolate black lava lakes, sometimes right next to each other! The Kilauea Iki trail is one of our favorites. ”
  • 285 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Take a pleasant self-guided walk through lush tropical vegetation to scenic vista points overlooking the cascading Kahuna Falls and the free-falling Akaka Falls, which plunges 442 feet. Stop to pet the goats on the way there at Honomu Goat Dairy.”
  • 117 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Get a glimpse into pre-contact Hawaii. A beautiful setting where you can leave the modern world behind and imagine a time when Native Hawaiians lived untouched by the modern world. It is an old “sanctuary” where people could come to be spared from punishment. The bay nearby is home to turtles and a large variety of tropical fish.”
  • 118 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“PAHOA - Innovative Hawaiian-style Asian-American dishes served in a funky, relaxed space with live music”
  • 106 locals recommend
Beach
“Another amazing and soft white sand beach on this beautiful island! This is a great spot to go boogie boarding or body surfing or sun bathing...but be mindful...the waves can crash big here so if in doubt, don't go out. But enjoy the beach just the same! ”
  • 84 locals recommend
Food
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“Microbrewery with informal tours, pizza and other food, live music on Sundays and a lanai with a corrugated tin roof. Beer to go is also sold on premises. When purchasing beer, you may also bring your hydro flask to get it filled up with beer. Recommend for lunch and dinner. ”
  • 104 locals recommend
Farmers Market
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“Big Market Days - Sat 6am-4pm and Wed 6am-4pm outdoor market with over 200 vendors selling produce, artisanal foods & crafts.”
  • 109 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Rainbow Falls is a waterfall located in Hilo, Hawaii. It is 80 ft tall and almost 100 ft in diameter. The falls are part of the Hawai'i State Parks. There is no fee to see the falls. At Rainbow Falls, the Wailuku River rushes into a large pool below.”
  • 86 locals recommend
Department Store
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“If you have a membership- this is arguably the best place to buy groceries, beach supplies and the cheapest gas! ”
  • 71 locals recommend
Beach
“Plenty of sea life and fairly shallow water. There is a 3900 feet semicircle rock breakwater across most of the bay which helps from being battered by high waves. There are outdoor showers and onsite parking lot. ”
  • 82 locals recommend
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American Restaurant
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“Enjoy lunch or dinner on the sand and closeup with the water. Excellent food and drinks while watching the bay or sunset. ”
  • 86 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“The ideal destination for your worry-free dream Hawaii Island dining experience. With breathtaking ocean views, Lava Lava Beach club is the place for island inspired cuisine, creative cocktails and toes in the sand ambiance. Recommend for lunch, dinner, and cocktails on the beach.”
  • 80 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“The Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden is a nonprofit botanical garden and nature preserve located on the 4 mile scenic route off of Route 19 at 27-717 Old Māmalahoa Highway, Pāpa'ikou, Hawaii, Hawaii. ”
  • 80 locals recommend
Café
“Wonderful Wednesday night market has a large variety of food vendors that will satisfy anyone's tastes and dietary needs.”
  • 94 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Huggos is a local favorite and a place our visitors love to dine and have a few cocktails while enjoying some live local music and a beautiful ocean front view. Best time is of course sunset.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Flea Market
“Mokuu Market - ‘Best Farmer's Market on the Big Island' Every Sunday hundreds of local residents and tourists crowd into this farmers' market because it has the most stalls with the greatest variety of locally grown foods. There are also many cooked food stalls and trucks with both local and international style goodies. There are several vendors of plants and even more with clothing and jewelry, household decorations, vintage treasures. Parking/$3”
  • 82 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“PAHOA - Innovative Hawaiian-style Asian-American dishes served in a funky, relaxed space with live music”
  • 106 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Enjoy lunch or dinner on the sand and closeup with the water. Excellent food and drinks while watching the bay or sunset. ”
  • 86 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“The ideal destination for your worry-free dream Hawaii Island dining experience. With breathtaking ocean views, Lava Lava Beach club is the place for island inspired cuisine, creative cocktails and toes in the sand ambiance. Recommend for lunch, dinner, and cocktails on the beach.”
  • 80 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Huggos is a local favorite and a place our visitors love to dine and have a few cocktails while enjoying some live local music and a beautiful ocean front view. Best time is of course sunset.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Café
“This place offers a nice breakfast and an incredible view if you just want to sit and enjoy a coffee ”
  • 73 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“I love Thai food so I love this local Pahoa go to when I want to fulfill my Thai Food craving ;) - note hours of operation online or call ahead - and note some menu items are a bit pricey but worth it, at least I think so :)! ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our personal favorite for lunch and dinner. Local-style Hawaiian comfort food with an emphasis on poke & fresh fish. Casual.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Bakery
“PAHOA - This open-air daytime bakery provides espresso, pastries & cafe fare in a cheerful atmosphere”
  • 57 locals recommend

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