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Hilo, HI

Nestled on the slopes of volcanic Mauna Loa, the port of Hilo offers visitors a path on which to step back in time. Your Carnival cruise to Hilo alohas you to low-key Hawaii, where island life moves at a slower pace, people still greet each other on the street and blossoming flowers and macadamia thrive, all to the delight of the senses. A Hilo cruise transports you to this Hawaiian town draped in lush tropical foliage, overlooking the placid waters of Hilo Bay.

  • Meander among the trees of Banyan Drive. 
  • See a slice of 19th-century life in the Lyman Museum & Mission House. 
  • Experience a tsunami safely — without even getting wet — at the Pacific Tsunami Museum.