Things to do in Hilo, HI with kids
Aloha! (That means “Hello” in Hawaiian!)
All good things come to those who wait, and when Hawaii became the 50th state, the country gained it’s own tropical paradise - which means so did you! And we say, completely embrace it!
From fascinating tours such as the free entry National Tropical Botanical Garden, to the Polynesian Cultural Center which is the most popular attraction for a reason! It’s a place where kids can get an understanding of the strong cultural traditions they are experiencing.
Museums such as Grove Farm Homestead Museum and Pacific Aviation Museum will introduce them to the rich history that has been embedded into every person, and every building.
And activities such as the Cowboys of Hawaii and Ice Palace Hawaii will give those active kids an adventure they didn't think possible in the state. Cowboys and ice in Hawaii - who would have thought!
They may be across the ocean, but they still know how to give families an incredible experience!
Aloha! (That means “Goodbye” in Hawaiian!)
A tsunami museum featuring a series of permanent exhibits that interpret the tsunami phenomena within the region of Hawaii
Explore the wonders of the Universe at Imiloa Astronomy Center, with a planetarium and exhibits to entertain and educate kids in Hawaii!
Pana`ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens is located off Hwy. 11 in Hilo on the island of Hawaii It is the only natural tropical rainforest zoo in the United States. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Hawa....
Hawaiian adventures with ziplines, horseback and ATV tours! Also programs for kids including wagon tours, pond pole fishing, pony rides, & a petting zoo!
The Laupahoehoe Train Museum and visitors' center opened on March 1, 1998, and celebrates the story of Hawai'i's railroads, as well as the rich history of the Hamakua Coast.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park displays the results of 70 million years , and features two of the world's most active volcanoes!
Parker Ranch on the Big Island of Hawaii is home of the Hawaiian cowboy: ka aina o ka paniolo. The Parker Ranch story is a road from Hawaiian history to modern day life in Hawaii. Parker Ranch offers activities and events, which give insight into lif....
A stunning ranch experience in Hawaii at Kahua Ranch with ATV adventures, horseback riding and traditional BBQs!
Feel the thrill of a lifetime as you touch, swim with and even kiss a dolphin! Let loose, laugh and have loads of fun swimming with dolphins in Hawaii!
Visit a sacred site in Hawaii that features some of the most significant traditional sites across all of the islands! Historic fun for kids.
Have you ever dreamed of swimming eye to eye with a dolphin? So have we! And we hope to make that dream come true for you! We've been on the water with the spinner dolphins in Kona for 15 years and were the first "swim with the dolphins"" tour offere....
Along the western coastline of the Island of Hawai'i lies the hot, rugged lava of Kaloko-Honokohau.The reason was, perhaps, a spiritual one.Perhaps you too will experience this spirit on your visit to this National Historical Park.
A fun family adventure underground in an amazing lavascape. This Hawaiian attraction is year round fun and exciting for all ages!
A visit to Haleakala National Park offers stunning landscapes, plus cultural experiences where modern and ancient Hawaiian culture meet
Unique riding opportunities for the family to saddle up and ride with a Maui born Paniolo (cowboy) where you can take in the stunning Hawaii landscape as you ride on horseback!
Your amazing Maui Zipline adventure begins with a stroll across a 317-foot long suspended bridge, are you game?
Kihei Aquatic Center is a full-size competition complex with three pools, one for small children, older kids and an Olympic-size lap pool!
Kids can discover the amazing waters of Hawaii with these snorkelling and underwater volcano tours! Lots of ocean fun for the family!
Visit the LARGEST tropical aquarium in the western hemisphere! With live corals, touch pools, and 750,000 gallons of exhibit for you to explore!
To promote appreciation, understanding and protection of whales, dolphins, coral reefs and our planet's oceans. We accomplish this by educating the public,from a scientific perspective,about the marine environment.
Great fun for active kids and their families in Maui, with mini golf, bumper boats, trampolines and more in this golf and sports park!
A full day's journey through the beautiful Hawaiian scenery, where kids can explore the rainforests and waterfalls to explore along the way.
There's nothing like being in the outdoors to connect with nature. Take your first step out through our website to find out who we are, what we do and where we do it. We have resources to help you no matter if you are a student, a teacher, a local hi....
Cowboys in Hawaii? Yep - and you could be one of them! Enjoy a horse-tastic family day out with amazing views and friendly guides as you take to the horse trails for some family fun!
Enjoy a ride in our own ATVs through cattle pastures on private dirt roads and trails. Plus mountain water slides and swimming.
Climb aboard one of our Atlantis 48-passenger submarines, and descend to 100 feet underwater! A true nautical family adventure in Hawaii.
Looking for the best reef viewing tour on Maui? It's me! Here's why: Fish, Coral, even octopus prefer shallow water with lots of light -- the deeper you go the less there is to see. So I stay on top, but you sit in my air-conditioned UNDERWATER CABIN....
Great family entertainment with Maui Theatre with Ulalena - an amazing cultural show, as well as revolving live entertainment experiences! Great for kids over 3 years
Join us as we travel between historic Lahaina town and the resorts of Kaanapali. Relax in an open-air coach whose nostalgic charm recalls the days of old Hawaii.
Situated on the leeward side of the peninsula, Kalaupapa Settlement is still home for several surviving Hansen's disease patients whose memories and experiences are cherished values. Once a community in isolation, Kalaupapa now serves as a place for ....
A 5-acre, Hawaiian homestead and macadamia nut farm in Molokai's central Ho'olehua district - great to explore with the family!