Travel Blogs from Hilo, United States

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the earth, the food, and the stars, Hilo, United States travel blog

the earth, the food, and the stars

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... ; I've got to pick up a few CDs with my favorite music so I can bring the hula back to my living room...   I'm off to Hilo for the weekend, where there's so much going on during the next few days that it seems to be the only choice.  I'm lucky ...

A Slow Boat Back To Asia, Hilo, United States travel blog

A Slow Boat Back To Asia

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... to say, we had a lot of laughs with this group and were regularly the last group evicted from the dining room. Our first stop was Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii. It was great to get back on dry land again, and DH and I had booked a ...

Sea Induced Inebriation, Hilo, United States travel blog

Sea Induced Inebriation

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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  Aside from Elenka, and a few pious others, many of us remember our younger days when we'd flop into bed at three or four in the morning after drinking pails of beer and then have to wake up by seven or so to get ready for work. The head would have ...

Farewell to Hawaii, our 50th State, Hilo, United States travel blog

Farewell to Hawaii, our 50th State

A travel blog entry by kgonnam

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... at the home base for Mauna Loa macadamia nuts where you could tour the plant and buy all the nuts you could want. Tonight we leave Hilo but are having a big bash on the pool deck and if we get shots of the volcano spilling lava into the sea I will send ...

Journey to Paradise: Hilo (Big Island), Hilo, United States travel blog

Journey to Paradise: Hilo (Big Island)

A travel blog entry by bakasyonista

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HILO We started our day with breakfast at Lazy J.  As we headed to the car rental pick up, we saw Alamo and we were tempted to take it but decided to wait for Thrifty shuttle (which was a good decision). The shuttle driver checked our ...

The Big Island Hawaii - 12 Inches Of Rain., Hilo, United States travel blog

The Big Island Hawaii - 12 Inches Of Rain.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... molten lava. Our feet were burning hot by the time we moved away from the site. Our last 2 nights were spent at Hilo Bayside Hostel where the manager recognizing our accents delivered a jar of Vegemite with a flourish! Other memorable times of the Big ...

eh..its not THAT big..., Hilo, United States travel blog

eh..its not THAT big...

A travel blog entry by jay29

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Got a cheap flight to the Big Island of Hawaii.  entry coming ...

Leaving Maui for the Big Island, Kihei to Hilo, United States travel blog

Leaving Maui for the Big Island

A travel blog entry by shawna

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*Sniff* Oh Maui Coast, how we'll miss you! You were expensive but all the little extra perks you gave us made your price worth it. We loved being able to walk across the road to the beach, or to the local shops and eateries, or to not walk anywhere at ...

Volcanoes - up close and personal with Al and Pete, Hilo, United States travel blog

Volcanoes - up close and personal with Al and Pete

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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... up hitch hiker on the way back down to the highway.  He doesn’t look like the knife wielding type.  Drop him in Hilo and then Phillip and Karl get out as well as they want to shop.  Park down by waterfront and have a wander.  ...

Tsunami!, Hilo, United States travel blog

Tsunami!

A travel blog entry by dan.melanie

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... .  After a while it became clear that the giant waves that had been feared would not materialize; the tallest waves at Hilo approached 6 feet, with an average of about 3 feet.  There was a mixed feeling of relief and disappointment in the ...

We visit Mordor, Hilo, United States travel blog

We visit Mordor

A travel blog entry by melissagquest

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We took off from the Hilo International Airport this morning at 11am in a helicopter operated by Sunshine Helicopters.  Listing off from the heliopad, we rose up over Hilo and then flew south, toward Volcano National Park.  In the park one finds ...

Not Quite Mount Vesuvius, Hilo, United States travel blog

Not Quite Mount Vesuvius

A travel blog entry by katiejansen

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... the best beer bar in Hilo.  It may have been the best in Hilo, but it turns out that that isn't saying much. After the Hilo Burger Joint, we returned our rental car, hopped a flight back to Honolulu, and then drove our other rental car back up to the ...

hi, Hilo, United States travel blog

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A travel blog entry by happyfriend

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This is an internet first for me: i am ..., Hilo, United States travel blog

This is an internet first for me: i am ...

A travel blog entry by howieb

... cones large and small. Then the vegetation began to pop up here and there, increasing gradually until we dropped into the lush Hilo area. Here they get about 130 inches of rain a year (I think its around 42 inches in Seattle). Combine that with lots ...

Volcanoes and Waterfalls, Hilo, United States travel blog

Volcanoes and Waterfalls

A travel blog entry by kristint

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... , arched bridges and Coy fish ponds. It was a relief to finally fly past a stereotypical Hawaiian rainbow to our final destination of Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Hilo - Land of Rain and Theo      There are two things ...

Highpoints in the Pacific, Hilo, United States travel blog

Highpoints in the Pacific

A travel blog entry by dan.melanie

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Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa are two of the five volcanoes that make up the Big Island of Hawaii, and are the tallest in the state at 13,796 and 13,677 ft respectively.  In fact, when measured from its base on the sea floor (which is considerably ...

Big Island north route - and the hulemaka flip., Hilo and Kona, United States travel blog

Big Island north route - and the hulemaka flip.

A travel blog entry by shawna

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... down the east coast, where the incident described above took place (note the white bandage on my elbow in the last picture), to Hilo. Mid-afternoon we traded our camper van for a car and retraced our steps across the island to Kona where we're staying ...

Out of the rain shadow, into the rain..., Hilo, United States travel blog

Out of the rain shadow, into the rain...

A travel blog entry by casey_matt

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... gone. Ironically, we only had a little time for a stunning ride along the rim of the huge Kilauea crater before leaving Hawai'i Volcanoes for Hilo. Well, at least we got to see the crater in the end. The ride to Hilo was a real treat, about 25 miles, all ...

Hawai'i (The Big Island), Hilo, United States travel blog

Hawai'i (The Big Island)

A travel blog entry by karenandbobby

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Photos Of The Big Island and Volcano National ...

Day 18, Hilo, United States travel blog

Day 18

A travel blog entry by escott10

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Last day at sea before arriving in Hilo! Breakfast in bed today (gonna miss room service forsure). Lots of activities going on today, with a movie in the theater at noon, bingo (Sara, does this take you back to the community center days), trivia, shows, ...

Big Island of Hawaii, South of Hilo, United States travel blog

Big Island of Hawaii

A travel blog entry by bigadventure05

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A week at what I'd call a "tropical new age summer camp for adults". Healthy creative meals and outdoor adventures in a paradise setting (but with basic cabin-like accommodation). Highlights were 1) hiking above Akaka Falls to beautiful remote pools ...

Back to Kona, Kona, HI, United States travel blog

Back to Kona

A travel blog entry by kathyglur

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... we're back to Kona and relaxing.   After our stop at Ken's House of Pancakes, we drove north out of Hilo. We drove through retired sugar cane fields and current pineapple fields. The scenery alternated between rainforest where the trees created a ...

The Big Island, Hilo, Hawaii, United States travel blog

The Big Island

A travel blog entry by leeandal

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... 't have been further from what we actually saw. When the volcano erupted in 1984 the lava flow began heading for the town of Hilo. The main vent apparently plugged up just in time to prevent the evacuation of the town with the lava flow stopping 7 miles ...

Oh So Pretty, Hilo, United States travel blog

Oh So Pretty

A travel blog entry by mables

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... away today with all the beauty I saw, but lets back up a bit. Yesterday I left Kona and took the 3 hour bus ride to Hilo. I checked into my third hostel and it is very nice. On saturdays they have a very large farmers market downtown so I went shopping. ...

Nawiliwili, Island of Kauai – 5 February 201, Island of Kauai, Hawaii, United States travel blog

Nawiliwili, Island of Kauai – 5 February 201

A travel blog entry by jilliancarr

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Nawiliwili, Island of Kauai – 5 February 2013  Our visit to the second Hawaiin Island has been the most fantastic day yet. When we were in Honolulu, Hawaii, yesterday we had not booked a trip for this Island as we had left it too late and ...

Volcanoes and Craters.....and rain, Hilo, United States travel blog

Volcanoes and Craters.....and rain

A travel blog entry by ivealis

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Hawaii (The big island)., Hilo, United States travel blog

Hawaii (The big island).

A travel blog entry by trio

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... were with the flow for about 3 minutes its started to rain heavily (something it does here allot, its the wettest place in the states!!) and we had a white out. This meant that the steam off the flow was so intense we couldn't see anything!! Not even ...

Hawaii, Hilo, United States travel blog

Hawaii

A travel blog entry by gretchen-bob

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... ;           While Bob was on his adventure, Gretchen took the ship’s shuttle to the Hilo Saturday Farmer’s Market.  The rain held off until 11 a.m., so she was able to walk the whole market while it ...

Off on a (new) adventure for sure, Hilo, United States travel blog

Off on a (new) adventure for sure

A travel blog entry by melissagquest

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Tonight we're staying at the Inn at Kulaniapia Falls, an incredible bed and breakfast with a 120-foot high waterfall outside our door and are being serenaded (for better or worse) by a swarm of coqui frogs--their incessant "bo-PEEP" sounding ...

Day 19, Hilo, United States travel blog

Day 19

A travel blog entry by escott10

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... island. We were able to hike out to some amazing waterfalls and beautiful scenery along the way. Nice to see this side of Hilo before heading to our helicopter excursion. Next stop--- up up and away....Great trip with a flight over the volcano and lava ...

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