The Temple Bar

Pau hana time? Head to The Temple for a divine experience.

Pololū Valley

This valley is a hikers paradise offering sweeping views of the Hamakua Coastline.

The Seaside Restaurant

Enjoy watching the brilliant Hawiian sunset, then stroll over to Seaside for delicious, high-quality locally grown food.

Blue Hawaiian Helicopter

There are many ways to see Hawaii, but nothing compares to viewing this gorgeous island from the sky. Blue Hawaiian Helicopter tours offer an array of different aerial experiences.

Waipi`o Valley

Waipi`o is the sweeping valley that has inspired legendary mo`olelo (stories), beautiful Hawaiian mele (song) for hundreds of years.

Paniolo Adventures

Saddle up and ride on out to the open range along the Kohala Coastline through this guided trail ride!

Coffee Shack

Coffee Shack’s mesmerizing views will keep you coming back one cup at a time!

Kohala Coffee Mill

Serving up some of the best locally brewed coffee, breakfast and lunch items.

Luquin’s Mexican Restaurant

Dive into a bowl of fresh salty chips and buttery guacamole while sipping on a Lilikoi margarita.

Best Restaurants Near Hilton Waikoloa Village

Cruising in Kohala and looking for the best casual spots to have a delicious meal? Look no further! The following restaurants are in no particular order.

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Big Island Year-End Events: 2023

Big Island Year-End Events: 2023

The Big Island buzzes with excitement as 2023 draws to a close, hosting an array of events from the artistic Volcano Village Art Studio Tour to the enchanting Downtown Hilo Christmas Lights Parade. Highlights include the melodious Waimea Christmas Chorus and the...

Kings’ Land Waikoloa

Kings’ Land Waikoloa

Kings' Land Waikoloa offers something for everyone! This resort is centrally located on the Kohala Coast allowing for you to easily travel around the island and experience Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Mauna Kea Stargazing and Manta Ray Diving. The pool bar and...

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Click here to get our special rates! Located at the mesmerizing Kaunaʻoa Bay, commonly known as Mauna Kea Beach. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel was built by Laurence S. Rockefeller in 1965 after he took a swim off the beach's dreamy shores. It became the first luxury resort on...

Fairmont Orchid

Fairmont Orchid

Fairmont Orchid is a AAA Four Diamond resort, resting on 32 stunning oceanfront acres. Staying true to its namesake, the resort features orchids of all varieties located in the beautiful landscape installments all over the property. The orchids have strong scents,...

Luquin’s Mexican Restaurant

Dive into a bowl of fresh salty chips and buttery guacamole while sipping on a Lilikoi margarita.

Carlsmith Beach Park (Mahikea Island)

Wiggle your toes in the powdery white sand of the tidepools while being surrounded by marine life!

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Kaleo’s Bar and Grill

Have a seat at this eclectic restaurant and order a slab of their savory BBQ pork ribs or one of their ½ pound burgers.

The Fish and the Hog

Located near the heart of Waimea, Fish and Hog is a cozy, comfort food restaurant with an Old Hawaii country feel.

HICO Hawaiian Coffee

Grab a table and vibe out to their house jams while sipping on a 100% Big Island Espresso, UBE Latte, or Macha Latte!

Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

Kickback and enjoy spectacular views of Hilo Bay, the Hamakua Coastline and majestic Mauna Kea from this awesome retro Hawaiian-style hotel.

The Booch Bar

Named the Booch Bar for its fresh kombucha drinks, this down to earth hotspot serves up more than just mushroom inspired refreshments.

Nicoco Hawaiian Gelato Shop

Nicoco Hawaiian Gelato is locally sourced ingredients including fresh tropical island fruits and flowers.

Ka Lae Coffee

This is a cozy, warm neighborhood coffee shop with cool vibes!

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Kings’ Land Waikoloa

Kings’ Land Waikoloa

Kings' Land Waikoloa offers something for everyone! This resort is centrally located on the Kohala Coast allowing for you to easily travel around the island and experience Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Mauna Kea Stargazing and Manta Ray Diving. The pool bar and...

Westin Hapuna

Westin Hapuna

Click here to book and get our special rates! The Westin is located at the world-class coastal jewel and largest white sand beach on Hawaii Island, Hāpuna Beach. This fabulous luxury beach resort was renovated to highlight the pristine and vast panoramic ocean views...

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Click here to get our special rates! Located at the mesmerizing Kaunaʻoa Bay, commonly known as Mauna Kea Beach. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel was built by Laurence S. Rockefeller in 1965 after he took a swim off the beach's dreamy shores. It became the first luxury resort on...

Fairmont Orchid

Fairmont Orchid

Fairmont Orchid is a AAA Four Diamond resort, resting on 32 stunning oceanfront acres. Staying true to its namesake, the resort features orchids of all varieties located in the beautiful landscape installments all over the property. The orchids have strong scents,...

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One of the best restaurants on the Big Island, there is always something new and delicious at Moon and Turtle.

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Experience the holiday magic on the Big Island with festive events, from the Volcano Village Art Studio Tour to the Hilo Christmas Lights Parade, all showcasing Hawaii’s vibrant culture and cheer.

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One of the best restaurants on the Big Island, there is always something new and delicious at Moon and Turtle.

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For the best view of the glow and lava, plan to view it at night or in the early morning hours. Check the weather conditions before you start your journey.

Date Night Hilo

Looking for a date night in Hilo? We have you covered! Connect with one another and keep that flame alive.

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One of the best restaurants on the Big Island, there is always something new and delicious at Moon and Turtle.

Big Island Year-End Events: 2023

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Experience the holiday magic on the Big Island with festive events, from the Volcano Village Art Studio Tour to the Hilo Christmas Lights Parade, all showcasing Hawaii’s vibrant culture and cheer.

Moon and Turtle: Drinks

Moon and Turtle: Drinks

One of the best restaurants on the Big Island, there is always something new and delicious at Moon and Turtle.

Moon and Turtle

Moon and Turtle

One of the best restaurants on the Big Island, there is always something new and delicious at Moon and Turtle.