Outside Activities

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo was named one of Outside Magazine’s “Top 40 schools where you can hit the books and the backcountry...kayak or paddle canoes on Hilo Bay, surf at nearby Honoliʻi beach; there's skiing and snowboarding on Mauna Kea. Geology majors watch a live volcano, Kīlauea, erupt.” (September 2003)

Snorkel with turtlesSnorkel with turtles.

Skateboard in Volcano VillageSkateboard in Volcano Village.

Surf by the Singing Bridge in HiloSurf by the Singing Bridge in Hilo.

Paddle canoes in Hilo BayPaddle canoes in Hilo Bay.

Snowboard on Mauna KeaSnowboard on Mauna Kea.

Windsurf in Hilo and Kaʻaluʻalu BaysWindsurf in Hilo and Kaʻaluʻalu Bays.

Stand up paddle in Hilo BayStand up paddle in Hilo Bay.

Surf at nearby HonoliʻiSurf at nearby Honoliʻi.

Or, just rest on the beachOr, just rest on the beach!