The historic Hilo region on the Island of Hawaii is blessed with dramatic waterfalls, fertile rainforests and blooming gardens. Home to Hilo International Airport, Hilo is the gateway to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park as well as some of the world’s most important ground-based observatories. Hilo town overlooks Hilo Bay and is home to the University of Hawaii at Hilo, Imiloa Astronomy Center, and the world famous Merrie Monarch Hula Festival.
WLV Apartments has faithfully provided housing for students for over 15+ years. It is less than one mile to the University of Hawaii Hilo campus. Walking takes about 25 minutes to UH Hilo and about 16 minutes to the Hawaii Community College.
There are many types of restaurants serving a variety of foods and a 7 Eleven store within three to five minutes walking distance. Major retailers, Wal Mart, Sears, Macy, Office Max, and Ross stores are only about a 5 minute ride by car. Two supermarkets and the popular Hilo Open Market is about a 3 minute ride by car or about a 15-20 minute walk. Long's drug store and several major banks are only a 7 to 10 minute walk. The State of Hawaii Judiciary as well as other State and County agencies or departments are within five minutes walking distance. The Hilo Airport is less than 4 miles away. Hilo Shopping Center (with a major bank) is only 2 blocks away.