93 Banyan DR, Hilo Hawaii 96720
Located on the main tourist street, Banyan Drive. The banyan trees, with their sculpturesque roots and trunks, were planted in the 1930's by visiting celebrities. Guests included Amelia Earhart the aviatrix and FDR.
The wide green park on either side of Banyan Drive is site of all the businesses swept away by a tsunami in 1960, killing scores. Today it is called Liliuokalani Gardens, with pagodas, stocked ponds, oriental bridges and a teahouse.
The Sandalwood Restaurant is on premises with an all-you-can-eat buffet with prime rib and Alaskan King Crab legs Friday and Saturday. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served. The Breakwater Room Lounge dishes up disco weekends.
Other Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns nearby:
(Kailua-Kona) 1st Class Kona Hawaii B&B
(Kamuela) Aaah, the views B and B
(Captain Cook) Aloha Guest House
(Hilo) At the Beach with Friends
(Hilo) Bay House Bed & Breakfast
(Volcano) Carson's Volcano Cottage
10/19 Coming to The Hilo area
Annual Maui Steel Guitar Festival Maui HI April19-21 Featured performers will also conduct on-site school visits to various Maui schools to educate and and inform Maui's youth about the Hawaiian steel guitar. These visits, targeted specifically for students of these schools, includes both educational sessions and entertainment by the visiting performers.
Maui Classical Music Festival Maui HI May10 Over the years the Festival has received extensive coverage in national newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, the New York Times, the Hawaii newspapers, and travel and airline magazines. Feature articles written about the Festival have appeared in important musical publications such as Musical America, Chamber Music America, and American Record Guide.
Merrie Monarch Festival Hilo HI June7-9 Merrie Monarch Festival is a week-long cultural event held annually in Hilo on the island of Hawaii. Festivities start on Easter Sunday and culminate with the Hula competition events at the Edith Kanaka'ole Tennis Stadium - Miss Aloha Hula on Thursday, Hula Kahiko on Friday, and Hula 'Auana on Saturday.
Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival Maui HI June23 Various artists, food, crafts, Guitar exhibitor, and more.