Island Attractions

  • Puukohola Heiau National Historic Site, Kawaihae
  • Lapakahi State Park, N. Kohala
  • King Kamehameha Statue in historic Kapaau
  • Upolu Point lookout, N. Kohala
  • Petroglyph fields: Puako and Waikoloa
  • Historic Honokaa town
  • Waipio Valley
  • Akaka Falls State Park
  • Historic Hilo town
  • Macadamia nut farms and factories
  • Imiloa Astronomy Center, Hilo
  • Orchid nurseries, Hilo
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Lava Trees State Park
  • Paniolo country: Waimea (also called Kamuela)
  • Parker Ranch, Waimea
  • Ikua Purdy statue, Waimea
  • Anna Ranch Heritage Center, Waimea
  • Mauna Kea Observatory
  • Historic Kailua Village
  • National Energy Labs Hawaii complex
  • Kaloko-Honokohau National Historic Park, Kona
  • Ahuena Heiau
  • Mokuaikaua Church, Historic Kailua Village
  • Hulihee Palace, Historic Kailua Village
  • Amy H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Gardens, So. Kona
  • Puuhonua o Honaunau place of refuge, So. Kona
  • Black sand beaches
  • Ka Lae, the southernmost point in the US

To find out more about Big Island adventures and attractions, as well as what's happening during your vacation in Hawaii, access the Island of Hawaii Visitors Bureau calendar of events: www.bigisland.org/calendar.