Top things to do

Top Choice Park in Honomu

ʻAkaka Falls State Park

The island's best ‘tourist waterfall’ is found at this outstanding, family-friendly park. Walk the paved path counterclockwise, on a loop that traverses lush cliffs above a river. You'll first pass the modest openin…
Top Choice Cafe in Honomu

Woodshop Gallery & Cafe

From burgers and lemonade to homemade ice cream and espresso, it's all good Americana served with a side of aloha here. Following lunch, browse or splurge on the extraordinary collection of handcrafted koa pieces, f…
Top Choice Bakery in Honomu

Mr Ed's Bakery

Check out the staggering selection of homemade preserves featuring local fruit ($7.50 per jar). Liliko‘i (passion fruit) is a classic. Low-sugar and sugar-free varieties too. Pastries are hit or miss, but the Portug…
Cafe in Honomu

Hilo Sharks Coffee

Every village has its hangout spot, and in Honomu, this is it. Locally grown coffee (and chocolate), outdoor seating, tasty sandwiches, refreshing smoothies and rock-bottom prices.