How to Spend Spring Break on the Big Island of Hawaii

How To Spend Spring Break on the Big Island of Hawaii

From beaches and volcanoes to waterfalls and wildlife, the Big Island of Hawaii offers plenty of options for families, groups, and solo travelers on spring break. Here are some of the best springtime activities.

Spend time at the beach and in the water

There are more than 80 beaches on the Big Island, including white, black, and even green sand beaches.

Chase waterfalls and hike lush valleys

The Hilo side of the Big Island is replete with lush valleys and waterfalls, including Akaka Falls and Rainbow Falls.

Go stargazing

The Mauna Kea volcano towers 13,796 feet (4,138 meters) above sea level and is an ideal stargazing spot.

Get close to an active volcano

The Big Island is home to Kilauea and Mauna, two of the most active volcanoes in the world.

Experience a traditional luau

Soak up local culture and cuisine at a traditional luau.