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Top public service recommendations from locals

Pharmacy
“Fill your proscriptions, Food, Beverages, Wine, Beer, most everything you may want is here.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Food
“For a little village, we have an absolutely wonderful farmers market! Every Sunday from bright-and-early 6am to about 9:30am. Arts, crafts, produce, prepared foods - all located at Cooper Center (our community center on Wright Road).”
  • 24 locals recommend
Beach
“Great place to swim and watch outrigger canoes, you can even join the club if you want to try- Kai Opua Canoe Club”
  • 9 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Our favorite locally owned supermarket is less than 10 minutes away! This is where you can find locally grown produce, meat, and fresh fish. Their bakery and deli departments offer a variety of tasty favorites. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Keauhou KTA is my favorite grocery store! (I don't know if that's weird or not, but I love it.) Great produce, awesome beer selection, good bakery (the buttermilk donut holes and mochi donut holes are the best!). Has everything you need and the best spot for Locals Slippahs too.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Sporting Goods Shop
“If you want to have an experience you wont forget, You have to do a night dive to see the Manta ray's. Its the number one night dive in the world. You do not have to know how to swim. It is worth the $$. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
School
“Waimea Farmer's market has great local food, produce, and arts & crafts as well. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“A .3 mile walk to Longs. Longs is very similar to CVS and Walgreens & can call in prescription there.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“Located in Hilo, close to WalMart, Home Depot, Prince Kuhio Mall, Target. Large grocery with pretty much everything. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Flower Shop
  • 2 locals recommend
School
“Best Place to rent a mask, snorkel and fins. Bill and Masako (the owners) have been in business for over 30 years and will be more than happy to give you expert recommendations about the local area.”
  • 4 locals recommend
School
  • 3 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“3rd most closets pharmacy to Kealohapau'ole & Napualanilehua, however is 1 of the most nearest pharmacies in Hilo town. Hours of operation Monday-Friday 7am-10pm Saturday 7am-7pm Sunday 8am-6pm”
  • 2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Paddle boarding on Hilo Bay is REALLY good. You are can rent boards from Hilo Ocean Adventures or Kapoho Kine next door at the Naniloa Hotel. Easy to learn, and the views from Hilo Bay are amazing. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Government Building
“This is a unique business park where water from 3000 ft below the ocean surface gets pumped up and businesses unique to this resource build their research or business. Seahorse Far, Octopus Farm, "Kona Deep" water plant, Kona cold Lobster, Oyster farms, Abalone Farm, Spirulina Farm and Monk seal sanctuary are just a few of the businesses that are exciting to find out more about - or pick up dinner :-) ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Library
“Historic library with interesting programs, computer access and rotating book selection”
  • 2 locals recommend