Journey through one of Hawaii’s most storied cities. Begin with a drive through Hilo Town’s Banyan Drive, highlighted by the formal Japanese style gardens of Liliuokalani Park. Explore the spectacular leaping rainbows cascading into a circular pool at Rainbow Falls. Be captivated by Hilo’s early history while visiting the Lyman Museum and Mission House. Enjoy a visit to the Pana'Ewa Rainforest Zoo and see the endangered Nene, the Hawaiian State Bird. The Rainforest Zoo features over 100 varieties of Palm and an extensive collections of Orchids, Clumping Bamboos and Tropical Rhododendrons. The planting effort by volunteers is continuous and the Zoo grounds are considered a botanical garden. Stop at Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Visitor Center.
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