Island Life & Activities

*For the various tours and activities, mention you were referred by Kazemaru, the owner of OLA Kai, and you might get a good discount.

  1. Botanical World Adventures
    31-240 Old Mamalahoa Hwy Hakalau, HI 96710
    Phone: (808) 963-5427
  2. Swim with wild dolphins
    Sunlight on Water
    Michael & Melainah Yee, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745
    Phone: (808) 270-8765
  3. Horseback riding in Waipi’o valley
    Na’alapa Stables
    Kamuela, HI 96743
    Phone: (808) 775-0419
  4. Zip-lining
    Skyline Eco Adventures
    Akaka Falls, Honomu
    Phone: (808) 878-8400
  5. Tide pool
    Kapoho Warm ponds
    Mahealani Kuamo’o-Henry, Kumu ‘Elele o Na Kupuna – add to the experience at the warm ponds a ho’oponopono session with Aunty Mahealani
    Pahoa, HI 96778
    Phone: (808) 965-0441
  6. Swimming spots
    For young children: Onekahakaha Beach Park
    For snorkeling: Tropical Snorkeling.com
    For sun bathing: Hapuna beach park
    For surfing: Honoli Beach Park
    For scuba: Big Island Divers
  7. Traditional Hawaiian massage
    Hale Lomilomi O Kekaimalino
    116 Kamehameha Avenue Hilo, HI 96720
    Phone: (808) 937-9621
  8. Hilo Massage Clinic & Day Spa
    306 Lehua street Hilo, HI 96720
    Phone: (808) 930-3830
  9. Sacred Site
    Mauna Kea
    Hawai’i Volcano National Park
    Pu’uhonua O Honaunau – national historical park
    Hula Kahiko in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park – Ancient Hula presentations
  10. Tours and tasting
    Onomea Tea Company
    Onomea, HI
  11. What’s going on down town Hilo
    Hilo Downtown
    Hilo, HI

For shopping and dining we recommend:

  1. Hilo Farmers market
    400 Kamehameha Avenue Hilo, HI 96721
    Phone: (808) 933-1000
  2. KTA – Puainako
    50 East Puainako Street Hilo, HI 96720
    Phone: (808) 959-9111
  3. Safeway
    381 East Maka’ala Steet Hilo, HI 96720
    Phone: (808) 920-8870
  4. Island Naturals
    1221 Kilauea Avenue Hilo, HI 96720
    Phone: (808) 935-5533
  5. Japanese Restaurant Miwa at Hilo Shopping Center
    1261 Kilauea Avenue #230 Hilo, HI 96720‎
    Phone: (808) 961-4454
    Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 11am-2pm, 5pm-9pm, Sun 5pm-9pm
  6. Hilo Bay Cafe
    123 Lihiwai Street Hilo, HI 96720
    Phone: (808) 935-4939
    Opening Hours: Mon-Thu 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-9:30pm, Sun 5pm-9pm
  7. Hilo Sharks Coffee
    28-1672 Old Malamalahoa Hwy Honomu, HI 96781
    Phone: (808) 963-6706
    Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 8am-6pm, Sun 8am-4pm
  8. What’s Shakin’
    27 Old Mamalahoa Hwy 999 Pepeekeo, HI 96783
    Phone: (808) 964-3080
    Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 10am-5pm
  9. Cafe Pesto
    308 Kamehameha Avenue, Ste 101 Hilo, HI 96720
    Phone: (808) 969-6640
    Opening Hours: Sun-Thr 11am-9pm, Fri & Sat 11am-10pm