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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nahtoderfahrungen und Free Lunch!, Hilo, United States travel blog

Nahtoderfahrungen und Free Lunch!

A travel blog entry by sveameike

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... einsam war sie. Am Abend sind dann beide Fraktionen wieder in geteilte Richtungen gefahren, die Jungens Richtung Kona und unser Auto Richtung Hilo, also auf die andere Seite der Insel.  Schön war's! Und so wurde es Sonntag. Seit jeher ein von Natur ...

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.  ...

Freedom at last!!!, Hilo, United States travel blog

Freedom at last!!!

A travel blog entry by rachenry

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... ’s the last of whatever it was that took Cathy down. The timing couldn’t be better as tonight is the last of our ‘sea days’ and we have a full-day excursion booked for tomorrow.  We will be seeing the sights of Hilo, Hawaii. ...

Peace, Love and Surfbrett, Hilo, United States travel blog

Peace, Love and Surfbrett

A travel blog entry by sveameike

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... und so war es eine leichte bis mittelschwere Herausforderung für mich nach nur 1,5 Stunden drömeln im Auto an einem Surfstrand in Hilo zu landen. Hier wartete bereits Sam auf uns. Unser...Boss. Der gleiche, der gerne Ziegen jagt und Stone-Racing spielt ...

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

hi

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 ...

Hilo Hawaii - USA, Hilo, United States travel blog

Hilo Hawaii - USA

A travel blog entry by elliegriffiths

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So we ended up staying in a shed/hut on an organic farm, deep in the forest of on the eastern side of the "big island". It was a very nicely decorated place with a big bed and an outdoor shower nearby. It's only downfall was the 1.5 mile, super bumpy ...

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 ...

Leaving Hawaii, Hilo, United States travel blog

Leaving Hawaii

A travel blog entry by sheilamarsh

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... had reserved too many crisps, so will be throwing some away (but not just yet!!!!). In the end I threw them away before leaving Hilo Currently waiting to board the plane from Hilo in 15 minutes On the flight now - no decent photos of leaving Hilo!!! I ...

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 ...

Big Island vom 6.2. bis 9.2., Hilo, United States travel blog

Big Island vom 6.2. bis 9.2.

A travel blog entry by cuckoesslinger

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... . Trotzdem ist dieser Markt eher von Einheimischen besucht und weniger touristisch. Zum Abschluss besuchen wir die Rainbowfalls bei Hilo, das Zentrum der Westküste. Einen Regenbogen sehen wir nicht, obwohl noch Vormittag ist und der Wasserfall von der ...

The helicopter ride (yes it did work out), Hilo, United States travel blog

The helicopter ride (yes it did work out)

A travel blog entry by sheilamarsh

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I borrowed a phone to phone the Blue Hawaiian company and managed to get on a flight (check in 10.45) - yeah I showed Cynthia my photo of the Banyan tree yesterday and she said that I should go down Banyan Drive which has loads of them (see photos). She ...

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 ...

Half way there, Hilo, United States travel blog

Half way there

A travel blog entry by rachenry

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Well, Cathy had a relapse during the night and has been confined to the stateroom for another day.  She’s getting pretty tired of lying around...especially as she missed the sarong-tieing lessons she had her heart set on for today.  So I ...

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 ...

Sea, Sea...nothing but Sea, Hilo, United States travel blog

Sea, Sea...nothing but Sea

A travel blog entry by rachenry

Today was a quiet day for both of us.  Cathy is confined to the stateroom, by order of the Doctor...so I have stayed with her most of the day.  I did leave the room to pick up our copies of the book club book. We had both been looking forward ...

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