Wailuku River State Park, Hilo

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  • August 9, 2017
    Site of "Boiling Pots" and Pe'epe'e Falls. Beautiful view of the river and volcanic formations but heed signs warning against going down to swim in the "pots." I believe someone slipped, falling into ...  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    Wailuku River is the longest river in Hawaii, 28 miles, and also is the source for Rainbow Falls. The State Park contains the lower reach of the river.  more »
  • July 17, 2017
    Twice recently I went to Boiling Pots with cousins & kids for swimming / diving. It's one of Hilo's best swimming holes. The water was calm when we were there. Beware that it can become very dangerous...  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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