Celebrate hula, the language of the heart, at the Merrie Monarch Festival! Check out the cultural and iconic event’s internationally acclaimed hula competition, Hawaiian arts fair, hula shows, a grand parade through Hilo town, and more, beginning on April 9, 2023!
In ancient Hawai’i, the Hawaiians followed a land division system involving the ahupua’a. Working with nature’s rhythms, the ahupua’a allowed them to share knowledge and resources, from the top of the mountain down to the ocean. Find out what became of the ahupua’a, what the districts of Hawai’i Island are today, and what makes each one unique!
Puna is world’s away from ordinary and worth the stop. Check out our top picks for what to see and do on a day trip to this colorful corner of Hawai'i and you’ll see why!