Big Island Candies
Richardson Ocean Park
Near the end of Kalanianaʻole Ave, this pocket of black sand is Hilo's best all-round beach. During calm surf, swimming is fine, while...
Waiʻolena and Waiʻuli Beach Parks
Rocky and ruggedly pretty, these side-by-side beaches (commonly known by their former name, Leleiwi Beach ) are Hilo's best shore-dive...
Hilo Public Library
The library is not a must-see, but if you're in the neighborhood, examine the two lava stones fronting the building. The upright Pinao...
Itsu's Fishing Supplies
For generations, this family-run shop has delighted kids of all ages with soft-as-snow ice shave. The 'rainbow' (tri-flavor) is a classic.
Lonely Planet review
This immaculate candy factory delights everyone, judging from the hordes of local and tourist shoppers. Taste the chocolate and macadamia confections and you'll be hooked, too.