- Our list of the best things to do in Pahoa, Hawaii, features the top 79 nearby activities — including 42 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Pahoa, HI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Tours, Museums & Galleries, and Adventures.
- The results below include the top 22 things to do within the city of Pahoa, HI , followed by 56 popular activities in nearby cities, including Hilo, Volcano, Keaau, Papaikou, Hakalau, Kailua-Kona, Kalapana, Kurtistown, Mountain View and Volcanoes
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79% 400 votes
Hwy 11 to Stainback Hwy, Hilo, HI 96720 MoreLess Info
The only tropical rainforest zoo in America, Panaewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens covers 12 acres and is home to more than 80 animal species, including a few endangered ones. The gardens have more than 100 varieties of Palm Trees.
91% 268 votes
11-3051 Volcano Road, Volcano, HI 96785 MoreLess Info
The greenhouses at Akatsuka Orchid Gardens bloom with 300 orchid varieties. Visitors may browse the greenhouses at their leisure. Orchids and orchid-related merchandise are sold at the adjacent gift shop.
87% 546 votes
Hilo, HI MoreLess Info
Paradise Helicopters offers a range of private, guided helicopter tours including aerial visits to an active volcano, views of lava flows, and explorations of Hawaii's coastline, tropical rainforests and waterfalls.
90% 1106 votes
640 N Aohoku Pl, Hilo, HI 96720 MoreLess Info
Located at the 14 000 ft summit of Mauna Kea, and accessible by vehicle, the Mauna Kea Observatory is the largest astronomical observatory in the world, housing thirteen telescopes operated by astronomers in eleven countries.
96% 25 votes
2349 Kalanianaole Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720 MoreLess Info
A black sand beach, Richardson Ocean Park has tidal pools to explore and calm water. Also at the park are restrooms, showers, picnic areas, telephones, and a spring fed ponds.
99% 243 votes
200 Kanoelehua Ave., Hilo, HI 96720 MoreLess Info
Founded in 2009, Kamaaina Custom Tours is a service that gives visitors the opportunity to have a guided tour of the island by car. Many tours options are available, including volcano and waterfall/rainforest tours.
81% 217 votes
600 Imiloa Place, Hilo, HI 96720 MoreLess Info
The main attraction of the Imiloa Astonomy Center is its 120-seat planetarium, which boasts shows in 3D. The site also comprises a large landscape garden featuring plants native to Hawaii, and exhibits exploring connections between science and local Hawaiian culture.
91% 23 votes
11 Old Volcano Road, Volcano, HI 96785 MoreLess Info
2400 Fahrenheit Art Glass is a unique and interesting exhibit, show, and store. Come meet the artists of the various hot glass works at the studio located on the east side of the island nestled on the slopes of the Kilauea Volcano.
100% 7 votes
Volcano Village, Volcano, HI 96785 MoreLess Info
Visitors at Hawaii Photo Retreat Day Tours can book photo tours of the island of Hawaii. While taking extraordinary photographs of the beautiful natural scenery, guides teach visitors about the area's environment and history.
88% 473 votes
Banyan Drive, Hilo, HI MoreLess Info
With a Japanese inspired design, the Liliuokalani Gardens have ponds, bridges, rock gardens, pagodas, and a tea-house. It covers 30 acres and it is dedicated to the first Japanese who have worked on the sugar cane fields.