The Hilo District is located on the Big Island's east shore. Hilo is the Big Island's main town where you'll find many shops and restaurants, as well as Hilo Airport. Contrary to other parts of the island, the Hilo District is very lush, so if you love tropical rainforests this is your ideal vacation destination. There are a few good swimming beaches in the area, botanical gardens, waterfalls and hiking trails. Find your perfect Hilo vacation rental below.