101 Things To Do on the Big Island

Essential Big Island

  1. Get in the Hot Seat
  2. Scout Out an 18th-Century War Temple
  3. Soak in a Natural Hot Tub
  4. Swim with a Manta Ray
  5. Find Eden in Waipi‘o Valley
  6. Look Through the Eyes of Mauna Kea
  7. Go to a Lu‘au
  8. Visit Akaka Falls & Honomu Town
  9. Pick a Beach
  10. Paddle to the Capt. Cook Monument
  11. Go Snorkeling
  12. Explore Hilo
  13. Savor A Town Built Around Coffee
  14. Escape to an Ancient Refuge
  15. 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. Take a Break in Holualoa
  10. Get Festive on the Big Island
  11. Find Beachfront Om
  12. Pamper Yourself
  13. Surround Yourself With Blooms
  14. Golf from the Mountains to the Sea
  15. Hike with a Guide
  16. Learn about Papahanaumokuake‘a

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. Go Ocean Kayaking
  10. Schmooze with the Dolphins
  11. Walk on Water
  12. Snorkel, Dive at Pawai Bay
  13. Wade in a Tide Pool
  14. Help Protect Hawai‘i’s Marine Animals

A Little Bit of History

  1. Relive Mission History
  2. Discover King Kamehameha Country
  3. Explore an Ahupua‘a
  4. Take a Road Trip to Hip Hawi
  5. Visit a Vintage Palace
  6. Absorb the Spirit of Hula
  7. Get an ʻUkulele
  8. Listen In on Slack Key
  9. Tour Where the Ocean Melds With Science
  10. Latch Onto an Outrigger Canoe
  11. Poke Around a Fun Cowboy Town
  12. Legacy of a Tsunami
  13. Stroll to Kokua Kailua