Aloha mai! Come and explore the abundance of beautiful agriculture we have here at OK Farms!
Exclusive Farm and Waterfall Tours are available with private-only access to some of Hawai'i's most treasured waterfalls and exotic fruits. We also do Educational tours. Book your Tour
OK Farms stands for Olson and Keolanui. Located alongside the historic Wailuku river in Hilo, long blessed with sufficient rainfall and used for agriculture for over 100 years. OK Farms specializes in high-quality tree crops such as coffee, macadamia nuts, cacao, hearts of palm, and a wide variety of citrus, tropical fruits and spices. The farm has doubled in size to over 1,000 acres.
Volcano Art Center is a nonprofit educational institution dedicated to nurturing creative discovery, learning and sharing through arts education and artistic development. Volcano Art Center develops, promotes and perpetuates the artistic, cultural and environmental heritage of Hawai’i’s people through the arts and education.
Volcano Art Center (VAC) is based out of two locations in Volcano on the Big Island of Hawai’i, at Kīlauea, the world’s most accessible and active volcano: our Gallery in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park & our Niaulani Campus Administrative Office in Volcano Village. As of May 2018, our Gallery has been relocated to our Niaulani Campus, open daily from 9am to 4pm.
A vibrant and thriving gathering place centered on art and culture where the ever-evolving voices of our local communities inspire dialogue and action toward establishing healthy and generative communities, local and beyond.
You can count on EHCC for programing that reflexs the Island cultural diversity.
All buses are accessible to seniors and persons with disabilities and those with mobility devices.
Shared ride taxi service is available in the Hilo urbanized area. Please click HERE to obtain additional information regarding Hele-On commuter and local fixed routes, fares and other system policies.
If information is needed in another language, interpretation services are available and can be requested by contacting our office.
Wailoa Center is a Division of State Parks, Department of Land and Natural Resources. Its circular building is comprised of two galleries that hold month-long art and cultural exhibits which are free and opened to the public.
The Wailoa Center is centrally located in the park next to the Tsunami Memorial and Vietnam Memorial, and across the river from the King Kamehameha Statue.
Between May-August catch a glimpse of the $20,000 orchid!
This orchid was brought from its natural habitat in Thailand in 1984, no hybridization, a real gift from mother nature. It was awarded a First Class Certificate (FCC) for size and symmetry in 1991, it received 91 out of a possible 100 points. Propagation by cloning has been unsuccessful, so propagation can only be done through division. This is not the only plant like this in the world, but it is the only one of it’s kind with perfect symmetry and registered with the American Orchid Society. Blooms once a year & will stay in bloom for two months.
Join us at the Mill to learn a new skill, perfect your technique, or explore a different way of thinking and seeing. We provide classes and events for children and adults at our facility, in local elementary schools, and around our community. Come create with us!
‘Imiloa is a place of life‐long learning where the power of Hawai‘i’s cultural traditions, its legacy of exploration, and the wonders of astronomy come together to provide inspiration and hope for generations.
Learn how ancient explorers used the stars for wayfinding and navigation, experience the planatarium and native gardens and the most recent exhibit