Guide to The Hawaiian Islands : Island of Hawaii Travel Planner 2019-2020
800-648-2441 51 For a complete directory of the island of Hawai‘i’s products and services, see pages 56-60 . 50 gohawaii.com/island-of-hawaii @islandofhawaii @theislandofhawaii WHAT BETTER PLACE TO EXPLORE our island’s history than a museum? There are so many to choose from. discover discover ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center’s entrance TorJohnson MUSEUMS DISCOVER HĀMĀKUA COAST Laupāhoehoe Train Museum Restored from an old stationmaster’s home, this museum commemorates the Hilo Railroad (1899-1946) that hauled sugar, provisions and people up and down the coast. Thu-Sun: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mon-Wed by appointment only, closed on holidays. 808-962-6300 thetrainmuseum.com HAWAI‘I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK Kīlauea Visitor Center Browse photographs and artifacts relating to volcanoes and watch the colorful, 20-minute film about Kīlauea, “Born of Fire...Born of the Sea,” shown on the hour. Daily: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 808-985-6051 nps.gov/havo/planyourvisit/ kvc.htm HILO ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai‘i The center explores the connections between Hawaiian cultural traditions and the science of astronomy. Experience interactive exhibits, planetarium shows and group tours, and don’t forget the gift shop, café or many events held throughout the year! Tue-Sun: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 808-932-8900 imiloahawaii.org Lyman Museum & Mission House This museum showcases the natural and cultural history of the island, featuring the furniture and items used by early missionary families. Mon-Sat: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 808-935-5021 lymanmuseum.org Mokupāpapa The Discovery Center for Hawai‘i’s Remote Coral Reefs offers educational and interactive exhibits, including a 2,500-gallon aquarium. Tue-Sat: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 808-933 -8180 papahanaumokuakea.gov/ education/center.html Pacific Tsunami Museum This museum educates about tsunamis and serves as a living memorial to those who lost their lives in past tsunamis. Tue-Sat: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 808-935-0926 tsunami.org KONA COAST The Greenwell Store Museum This museum is housed in the historic Greenwell Family store built in 1875. Mon, Tue and Thu: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 808-323-3222 konahistorical.org/index.php/tours/ the-h.n.-greenwell-store/ Hulihe‘e Palace Formerly a vacation residence for Hawaiian royalty, this museum displays royal Hawaiian artifacts and personal memorabilia of the island’s kings and queens. Mon-Sat: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 808-329-1877, huliheepalace.com WAIMEA Anna Ranch Heritage Center On the State and National Register of Historic Places, this center celebrates the history of ranching in Hawai‘i. Tue-Fri: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 808-885-4426 annaranch.org Days and hours of operation are subject to change.