Tour historic downtown Hilo and the beautiful Rainbow Falls, with its surrounding rainforest of mango, banyan trees, and African tulips. Visit Hawaii's newest visitor destination:‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii, which explores and celebrates Hawaiian navigation and culture and the modern journeys of exploration by today's astronomers on Mauna Kea.
Enjoy a short drive along Banyan Drive and the Liliuokalani Garden, an oceanside Japanese Park, as you tour historic downtown Hilo en route to Rainbow Falls and surrounding rainforest. A stop will be made at Big Island Candies, a famous Hilo landmark where you can watch delicious treats made right before your eyes. Visit one of Hawaii’s newest visitor destination: ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii, which explores and celebrates Hawaiian navigation and culture and the modern journeys of exploration by today’s astronomers on Mauna Kea.
You’ll experience a Full-Dome Planetarium Show, and your guide will take you through the following unique exhibits: Piko – Connecting Mauna Kea and the Stars, Kumulipo Theater – Hawaiian Origins Chant in a sound and light show, Exhibits on Astrological Origins of the Universe, 4D2U Voyage through Space – a 3-Dimensional journey from real astronomical data from the Subaru Telescope.
Exhibits and Planetarium Shows are subject to change without notice. This tour does not operate on Mondays.