101 Things To Do on the Big Island

Essential Big Island

  1. Cruise Humpback Territory
  2. Get in the Hot Seat
  3. Scout Out an 18th-Century War Temple
  4. Soak in a Natural Hot Tub
  5. Swim with a Manta Ray
  6. Find Eden in Waipi‘o Valley
  7. Look Through the Eyes of Mauna Kea
  8. Go to a Lu‘au
  9. Visit Akaka Falls & Honomu Town
  10. Pick a Beach
  11. Paddle to the Capt. Cook Monument
  12. Go Snorkeling
  13. Explore Hilo
  14. Savor A Town Built Around Coffee
  15. Escape to an Ancient Refuge
  16. Walk Through Ancient Petroglyph Fields

Land Diversions

  1. Saddle Up
  2. Get Ditched
  3. Get Loopy on a 4-D Movie Ride
  4. Bike Volcano Country
  5. Journey Through a botanical garden
  6. Shop Big Island Style
  7. Drive the Hamakua Coast
  8. Discover Hilo’s Art Scene
  9. Detour to Honoka‘a
  10. Take a Break in Holualoa
  11. Get Festive on the Big Island
  12. Find Beachfront Om
  13. Pamper Yourself
  14. Surround Yourself With Blooms
  15. Golf from the Mountains to the Sea
  16. 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. Tour Where the Ocean Melds With Science
  13. Latch Onto an Outrigger Canoe
  14. Poke Around a Fun Cowboy Town
  15. Legacy of a Tsunami
  16. Stroll to Kokua Kailua