101 Things To Do on the Big Island

Essential Big Island

  1. Get a Front-Row “Hot” Seat
  2. Soak in a Natural Hot Tub
  3. Swim with a Manta Ray
  4. Find Eden in Waipi‘o Valley
  5. Look Through the Eyes of Mauna Kea
  6. Go to a Lu‘au
  7. Visit Akaka Falls & Honomu Town
  8. Pick a Beach
  9. Paddle to the Capt. Cook Monument
  10. Go Snorkeling
  11. Explore Hilo
  12. Savor A Town Built Around Coffee
  13. Escape to an Ancient Refuge
  14. Walk Through Ancient Petroglyph Fields

Land Diversions

  1. Saddle Up
  2. Get Loopy on a 4-D Movie Ride
  3. Get Your Hands Dirty
  4. Stroll Through a Botanical Garden
  5. Shop Big Island Style
  6. Drive the Hamakua Coast
  7. Discover Hilo’s Art Scene
  8. Detour to Honoka‘a
  9. Take a Break in Holualoa
  10. Get Festive on the Big Island
  11. Find Beachfront Om
  12. Pamper Yourself
  13. Take a Golf Lesson
  14. Golf from the Mountains to the Sea
  15. Hike with a Guide

Sea Adventures

  1. Dive Hawai‘i’s Waters
  2. Land a Winner
  3. Track the Underwater Kingdom
  4. Learn to Snuba
  5. Catch a Wave
  6. Ride the Swells in an Ocean Raft
  7. Go Sea Breeze Sailing
  8. Rent a Power Boat
  9. Power a Jet Ski
  10. Go Ocean Kayaking
  11. Schmooze with the Dolphins
  12. Walk on Water
  13. Snorkel, Dive at Pawai Bay
  14. Wade in a Tide Pool
  15. Help Protect Hawai‘i’s Marine Animals

A Little Bit of History

  1. Relive Mission History
  2. Discover King Kamehameha Country
  3. Scout Out an 18th-Century War Temple
  4. Explore an Ahupua‘a
  5. Take a Road Trip to Hip Hawi
  6. Visit a Vintage Palace
  7. Stroll a School House Gallery
  8. Absorb the Spirit of Hula
  9. Get an ʻUkulele
  10. Listen In on Slack Key
  11. Explore a Historic Roadway Using Modern Technology
  12. Surround Yourself with Blooms
  13. Where the Ocean Melds With Science
  14. Latch Onto an Outrigger Canoe
  15. Poke Around a Fun Cowboy Town