Carlsmith Beach Park
Local park & picnic area featuring lagoons for swimming, snorkeling & sea turtle-watching.
Swim and Snorkel with Turtles. Water is pristine and the views fabulous!
There are sea turtles to visit here. Please don’t touch or feed. Just visit.
You may see a resting Honu (sea turtle) or two. Please do not touch or disturb them. Give them their space, and let them rest.
“Richardson Ocean Park is a black- and green-sand beach that many locals and visitors use for snorkeling and swimming. The waters here are calm, and the beach offers tidal pools, picnic areas and lifeguards, making it a nice spot for families.”
“Rainbow Falls, also known as Waianuenue Falls, is located at Wailuku River State Park, just a few minutes west of downtown Hilo. The park makes for a nice, easy walk on a day when the weather is really good. ”
“Visitors to this tropical park can descend into a massive 1881 lava-tube cave formed by Mauna Loa.”
“Excellent breakfast food. The chef has a farm where he grows a large amount of the food he uses at the restaurant. Fresh fruit is often available to buy by the box full.”