Richardson Beach Park, Hilo

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  • September 30, 2017
    Worth the stop for how beautiful it is. Found better snorkeling at Carlsmith next door but both are must visits!  more »
  • September 25, 2017
    Hilo went on tour from the airport. From the Airport stops in a car arriving about 10 minutes in the first. Black sand beach, however, on the sands of the beach here is green particles mixed with sand particles of the green light so bright shimmering on the surface. Sometimes at another beach with black sand, Sandy is different little by little shades.
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  • September 12, 2017
    We were told to snorkel there. It looked very much like a lot of other spots, but there were a lot more tropical fish there than most other places. We were not disappointed. Good restrooms/changing ro...  more »

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A convenient starting point for any exploration of the eastern portion of the Island of Hawaii, Hilo features many air-conditioned hostels, ideally priced for backpackers and other travelers not intending to spend a great deal of time indoors. For additional amenities and more privacy, book a room at a private bed and breakfast or small hotel near the town's best beaches. To stay closer to the hub of tourist action, consider a mid-range inn located in one of the old buildings in Hilo's historic downtown area.
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