Hilo, Hawaii County, Hawaii

Hilo: Census-designated place in Hawaii, United States

About

Hilo is a CDP located in the county of Hawaii in the U.S. state of Hawaii. After 8 years in 2018 city had an estimated population of 43,263 inhabitants.

If you're looking for a place to relax, unwind, and enjoy life, look no further than Hilo. It's a laid-back town located on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Hilo is a big town on the Big Island of Hawaii. It’s known for Rainbow Falls, which is actually a series of waterfalls that display different colors depending on the time of day and amount of rainfall. The Boiling Pots are nearby, as well as Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. You can see rainforests, active volcanoes and more!

Hilo is known for its beautiful scenery, from the Wailuku River State Park with its Rainbow Falls to the Boiling Pots and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park nearby.

The town is also home to the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Hawaiʻi Community College-Hilo. 

Quick Facts about Hilo

Population : 43,263 (2018)
Country : United States of America, Kingdom of Hawaiʻi, Provisional Government of Hawaii, Republic of Hawaii
State : Hawaii (United States)
County : Hawaii County
Postal code : 96720–96721
Phone Area Codes : 808
Area : 150.96 km2
Official name : Hilo
Altitude : 59 feet / 18 meters
Capital city : Hilo is capital of Hawaii County
Time Zone : UTC−10:00
Local time : 21:16:29 (9th August 2022)
Density : 287 Pop. per km² as of 2018
Hilo locator map
Location of Hilo on Hawaii map.
Hilo Montage image
Hilo Montage
Hilo Montage image

Geography

Hilo is located at 19°43'48"N 155°5'27"W (19.7299100, -155.0907300).

Hilo map

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
2000 40,759 - census
2018 43,263 5.79% census

Hilo zip code is 96720. County name: Hawaii, County fips: 15001

Baie de Hilo, Chilo, Hido, Hilas, Hilo, ITO, Khilo, hillo, hilo, hiro, hylw, xi lu, xi luo, Χίλο, Хило, Хіло, הילו, ہیلو، ہوائی, हिलो, ヒロ, 希洛, 希路, 힐로

People born in Hilo (68)

People born in Hilo, including finance author and investor Robert Kiyosaki, United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Yeiki Kobashigawa, Monarch of the Hawaiian Islands Kamehameha II, .

List

  • Pat Saiki (American politician) she was born in 28/05/1930
  • Edwin M. Yamauchi (Japanese-American historian, Christian apologist, editor and academic) he was born in 01/01/1937
  • Ed Case (American politician) he was born in 27/09/1952
  • Jimmy Feigen (American swimmer, Olympic silver medalist) he was born in 26/09/1989
  • Garé Barks (American painter (1917-1993)) she was born in 06/12/1917
  • Gerald Okamura (American actor) he was born in 01/11/1940
  • Red Rocha (American basketball player and coach) he was born in 18/09/1923
  • Gabe Baltazar (American musician) he was born in 01/11/1929
  • D. Howard Hitchcock (American artist (1861-1943)) he was born in 15/05/1861
  • Kimiko Hiroshige (American actress (1912-1989)) she was born in 03/07/1912
  • Queen Kapiolani (Queen consort of the Hawaiian Islands) she was born in 31/12/1834
  • Theon Weber (American film director) he was born in 26/07/1987
  • Brandon Chaves (American baseball player (1979-)) he was born in 05/08/1979
  • Dale Furutani (American writer) he was born in 01/12/1946
  • Albert Spencer Wilcox (Hawaiian politician) he was born in 15/08/1839
  • Bob Shane (American musician) he was born in 01/02/1934
  • Brandon Villafuerte (American baseball player) he was born in 17/12/1975
  • Chiefess Kapiolani (High Chiefess of Ka'ū and South Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii) she was born in 01/01/1781

Schools in Hilo

College & universities near Hilo, HI

Code Name City ZIP
141565 University of Hawaii at Hilo Hilo (HI) 96720-4091
383190 Hawaii Community College Hilo (HI) 96720-5096

Post offices near Hilo

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Hil Post Office Hilo (HI) 96720

Other cities in Hawaii County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hawaii County , HI. (more)

City Name Population Title
Kailua-Kona 11,975 Census designated place in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States
Hawaiian Paradise Park 11,404 City in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States of America
Kalaoa 9,644 City in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States of America
Waimea 9,212 Census-designated place in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States
Hōlualoa 8,538 Census-designated place in Hawai‘i County, Hawai‘i, United States
Waikoloa 4,806 City in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States of America
Hawaiian Ocean View 4,437 City in Kau, Hawaii, United States of America
Hawaiian Beaches 4,280 Place in Hawaii
Mountain View 3,924 City in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States of America
Captain Cook 3,429 Human settlement in South Kona, Hawaii, United States of America
Ainaloa 2,965 Census designated place in Hawaii, United States
Orchidlands Estates 2,815 City in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States of America
Hawaiian Acres 2,700 Census designated place
Volcano 2,575 Census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States
Honalo 2,423 Census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaiʻi County, Hawaiʻi, United States
Honoka‘a 2,258 Census-designated plate in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Hilo distances to largest Hawaii cities