5 Best Locations to View the Fourth of July Fireworks on the Big Island

Nothing says Independence Day quite like Roman candles, bottle rockets and the rest of the pyrotechnics that light up a summer sky. Hawaii, formed by another kind of spectacular series of explosions, features some of the country’s most breathtaking places to take in the snap, pop and fizzle. If you are on the Big Island for the holiday, here are the five most spectacular firework shows that our team at Discover Hawaii Tours wouldn’t want you to miss:

 1. Hilo Bay Blast

Right on the water, this family-friendly event features live music, cook-offs and games. Take in a concert and then enjoy the dazzling fireworks. Start time: 8 p.m.

 2. Kona Cruise

Dinner, sunset and an unforgettable light show are in store for participants of this mini-cruise. Hop on the boat at the Kailua-Kona pier and set sail into the water for a beautiful evening. Start time: 6:30 p.m.

 3. Waikoloa Beach Resort

All day long, Waikoloa Beach Resort will have Fourth of July activities, including a rubber duckie race and other entertainment. At this alcohol and drug-free event, you can watch as pyrotechnics launch from a barge in the bay and explode overhead. Start time: 8 p.m.

 4. Kailua-Kona Parade and Show

After the 6 p.m. parade, there is a grand firework extravaganza planned for the sky just above Kailua Bay. You can take in the lights from just about anywhere in Kailua Villange, including up the hill, and enjoy the show with music simulcast on a local radio station. Start time: 8 p.m.

 5. Wherever You Want

If you feel like exploring a show in Maui or Kauai, you can always leave the Big Island and hop over to another beautiful Hawaii destination. At Discover Hawaii Tours, we specialize in helping people get to where they want to be. To book your Fourth of July trip today, please contact us online or call us at (808) 670-3743.


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