Imiloa Astronomy Center is usually towards the top of the sightseeing itinerary for travelers to this area.
Take the time to explore it in Hilo.
If you prefer to be within easy reach of the action, you won't be disappointed. There are 4 hotels waiting for you nearby. You can plan on spending a few nights at the Hilltop Legacy Vacation Rental and Hilo Seaside Hotel, both of which are within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of Imiloa Astronomy Center.
If you don't like choosing between eating out and getting tickets to some attractions, free up some of your daily budget by reserving a room at one of the surrounding area's lower-priced hotels. The Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo - a Doubletree by Hilton and the Aarons Cottage are worth a try.
선재닉 (449 Mohouli Street, Hilo) is one of the most convenient cafes for a light snack. If you feel as though you'd like to eat out, you can walk to ‘Imiloa Sky Garden Restaurant (600 Imiloa Place, Hilo) and see if the menu is what you're after.