Hilltop Legacy

57 Hina St., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii, 96720, United States | 3 star lodge
Prices starting from $79.00

Travel Blogs from Hilo

Hawaii, Vipassana, The Big Island

A travel blog entry by i.a.c.


... on the body and the equanimity of the mind to not react. If one is more than the other then the technique will not work. Only when you are practising the technique properly will you be able to change the old habit pattern of the mind. Goenka gives an example of a bird and his wings. If one of the wings is heavier than the other then the bird cannot fly. If you have a cart with 2 wheels and one is bigger than the other then the cart cannot move. And so, If awareness is ...

Volcano Sunday

A travel blog entry by lisab187


We had a busy day today. We woke early this morning as the sun was rising. It rained off and on throughout the night but had pretty much stopped by morning. We couldn't actually see the sunrise through the clouds though. The hostess, Bev, is wonderful and very friendly. She greeted us with leis and hugs as if we're family an then showed us around our apartment and pointed out all of the important amenities. We got our first good look at our Lodge today. ...

Hawaii, The Big Island

A travel blog entry by i.a.c.


... to help build bungalows, transform the gardens form forests into Edens and to help out in any general development objectives there was. I spent the majority of time in the garden as I find it therapeutic and calming and a work that sits hand in hand with meditation and the atmosphere that surrounds the centre.

At the centre we did some really incredible things. I discovered what a hot pool, a natural steam vent and a sweat lodge is. The hot pools ...

Not Quite Mount Vesuvius

A travel blog entry by katiejansen


... at the Hilo Burger Joint, having read that this was 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 North Shore. Fortunately, the highway system in Oahu is pretty simple, as we have mastered the drive between the North Shore and ...

Soaring in the sky & Spelunking in a lava tube

A travel blog entry by journeyer


... by ancient Hawaiians who came to the lava tube to collect water (torch sticks & kukui nuts from ancient Hawaiians lighting the way as they used gourds to catch water), roots of the Ohia tree looking for water (pretty creepy if you walked by one and you didn’t notice it was there and it brushed your skin), bones of an extinct Petral bird and cave slime (now we’re feeling like Indiana Jones), ...

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This 3 star lodge, located on 57 Hina St., Hilo, is near Pacific Tsunami Museum, Mauna Loa Observatory, and East Hawaii Cultural Center.
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