Hilo The Essential
The island's seat of government is this east-shore city. Rebuilt after disastrous tsunamis in 1946 and 1960, the community has a hodgepodge look. New homes and businesses have been constructed on higher ground, farther from the water. With n136in in annual rainfall, Hilo is a floral center, particularly for anthuriums and orchids.
This waterfall tumbles 80 feet into a