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Let’s Holo Holo – Black & White Night

Follow Lovia Publico on foot as she traverses the Downtown Improvement Association’s famous Black & White Night. Experience delicious food, interesting crafts, and all sorts of entertainment for this one night only.

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Hawaii’s Big Five

Hawaii’s Big Five Hawaiian sugar and politics were controlled by the Big Five. In 1826, C. Brewer & Co was founded by Captain James Hunnewell,

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First Electricity in Hilo

In 1890 a water-driven Dynamo was connected to the Hilo Boarding School’s irrigation ditch with a direct current machine generating enough power for 12 bare

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Kalopa State Recreation Area

Visualize yourself enjoying the Islands native plants while camping, hiking, and picnicking at this beautiful majestic state park known as Kalopa State Recreation Area. The

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