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Hawaii Island, the low-cost way

Hawaii can be expensive, but there are plenty of ways to economize. Much of the islands’ natural beauty can be seen for free or a small entrance fee. Rainbow Falls is just outside Hilo on Hawaii Island. (Jacob W. Frank / Getty Images)
Pick up some island-grown food in Hilo. (Andrea Sperling / Getty Images)
Anaehoomalu Beach on Hawaii Island. (Junko Kubota / Getty Images/Amana Images RF)
Volcanoes National Park on Hawaii Island is always a big draw. Take full advantage of the park by driving up Mauna Loa Road for a panoramic lookout view. (Westend61 / Getty Images)
The view of Hilo Bay from Hale Kai bed a breakfast. (Ricardo Zepeda )
A dramatic day at Volcanoes National Park. (Art Wolfe / Getty Images )
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, with snow-capped Mauna Kea in the distance. (Design Pics Inc / Getty Images/Perspectives)
Soak up some local flavor in Holualoa on Hawaii Island. (Ann Cecil / Getty Images/Lonely Planet Image)
Gallery-going in Kailua-Kona on Hawaii Island. (Lonely Planet Images / Getty Images)