We visit two spectacular State Parks today, first at Akaka Falls State Park in the morning, there are two gorgeous waterfalls here on one short hike. Get your feet on this pleasant hike on a paved path, you will pass thru a lush rainforest filled with wild orchids, bamboo grove and draping ferns. View the beautiful Akaka Falls from different viewing spot, and find the shy Kahuna Falls aside your direct sight. Then visit Farmer’s Market, you can find the seasonal fresh tropical fruits direct from tree. Then enjoy a buffet lunch, and visit second state park The Lava Trees State Park, where you can see the creation of Volcano Goddess Pele. Then we go to Kalapana, where once a site of Hawaii’s most famous & photographed beach, now a newly formed lava rock land and black sand beach area. Evening back to Hilo, transfer to hotel.
Hotel : Grand Naniloa Doubletree Resort