Hilo International Airport (ITO) is located on the eastern coast of the island of Hawaii, in the town of Hilo. The airport is the primary airport on the island’s eastern side and is served by several domestic airlines.
Currently, there are no direct international flights to the ITO airport. However, visitors from all over the world can connect to Hilo via other major airports in the United States, such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Honolulu.
Tourism on the eastern side of the island is focused on exploring the natural beauty and attractions of the area, including Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Mauna Kea Observatory, Akaka Falls State Park, and the beautiful beaches of Hilo Bay. Visitors can also enjoy local cultural events, such as the Merrie Monarch Festival, which is a celebration of Hawaiian hula and culture held annually in Hilo. Additionally, there are opportunities for hiking, snorkeling, and surfing in the surrounding area.