“Every day is a new day. It is better to be lucky. But I would rather be exact. Then when luck comes you are ready.”
—Ernest Hemingway in The Old Man and the Sea
All week, we’re sharing gorgeous views from our 10 Happiest Seaside Towns of 2016! Nestled among volcanoes, waterfalls, and rain forests on the Big Island, Hilo (population 43,263) has it all: museums, galleries, boutiques, one of the world’s leading producers of macadamia nuts, and a renowned hula festival.