Waiakea Villas

400 Hualani Street, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii, 96720, United States | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hilo

NOPE! Have not really arrived yet!

A travel blog entry by frankadventures


Since I can't list the middle of the Pacific as a locations here...I listed our first port we will arrive at...here's the story:It is Wednesday, January 8th about 11:45am(3:45pm your time) and we slightly more than half way to our first destination. We received word at 8:00am yesterday morningthat we had turned around because a crew member of the Grand Princess (also onroute to Hawaii) had fallen overboard and we were called to help search.

Volcanoes, Rainbows... and Ghosts?

A travel blog entry by chrisandteri


... but so far we haven’t heard back from him and I’m not holding out much hope that we’ll ever get a rational explanation.

Anyway, the next day after work Chris and I ventured out again, this time to Mauna Kea. Mauna Kea, which means “White Mountain”, is the tallest mountain in the world if you include the 17000 feet below the ocean’s surface, and is one of the now-dormant volcanoes that ...

Hilo and Kailua Kona Hawaii

A travel blog entry by thomasgillam


... coasts. We drove to the roads end and looked across the northern face of the isalnd at Pololu valley lookout. We drove up to Wailea and back to Kona.

We spent our last day snorkeling in the area where Captain James Cook was killed and had his flesh stripped from his bones in Feb. 1779. There is some controversy related to wether he was eaten or not. Some say the natives only ate his heart as they thought he was a God, but the crew only managed ...

Akaka, Almost nowhere, Aimlessly After Lava

A travel blog entry by roger_ramjet


... or doing Ashanti yoga, or writing their memoirs or chanting poetry or something...it's really quite desolate.
There is one lonely hippy in a park doing yoga next to his rusty bicycle, quite surreal.
We come to the boat harbour/surfing spot/campground which is hugely populated with surfers, locals and boats to take you out around the coastline to see lava flowing into the sea.
“There is no lava” Antek had assured us. We ask about the ...

A drive in volcano?!

A travel blog entry by laurs-and-matt


... all this being red hot molten lava. The walk back up to the valley rim was quite hard work but once there we got to take a look at some 500 year old lava tubes. These are huge tunnels under the ground which the molten lava would run down like an underground river, these ones were 400 feet long but who knows how long they used to be. It was quite incredible to see the size of it as we were only expecting little holes, not ones you could nearly drive a bus down. It ...

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This hotel, located on 400 Hualani Street, Hilo, is near Liliuokalani Gardens, Panaewa Rainforest Zoo, Hilo Farmers Market, and Imiloa Astronomy Center.
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