|Hilo City Facts|
|Country||USA (United State of America)|
|Total Area||58.4 sq miles|
|Lat Long Coordinates||19.7297° N, 155.0900° W|
|Time Zone||HAST (UTC−10:00)|
|Major Religion||Roman Catholic, Christian|
|Museums||Mauna Loa Observatory, Pacific Tsunami Museum, Lyman Museum|
Hilo is a coastal city in the U.S state of Hawaii. Earlier in 1800, missionaries came to the city and founded several churches. Later, it expanded inland in 1960 as sugar plantations.
Hilo is home to a number of hotels that provide most modern amenities to its guests. The beach side resorts help the visitors to avail and enjoy the marine food served on its tables. Dolphin Bay, Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Country Club Hawaii Condo Hotel, Hilo Seaside Hotel, Arnott's Lodge, Waiakea Villas, Uncle Billy's Hilo Bay Hotel and Hawaii Naniloa Hotel are the outstanding hotels in the city.
Hilo has a typical semitropical climate. There is much rainfall through the year and it is one of the wettest cities in the US. There are many waterfalls in the Hilo region and the soil is rich and fertile. Hilo is famous for its wild orchids and tropical plants grow there. In summer, the average temperature ranges from 31 to 43 degrees. In winter, there is frost in areas above 4,000 feet and snow above 10,000 feet.
Last Updated On: March 16, 2013