In 2015 Basically Books is celebrating thirty years of serving the Hilo and Big Island community with
aloha. An unsurpassed selection of books about Hawaii, regional and world maps, Hawaiian music, gifts
the island. It is a great family spot with a large collection of educational toys and books for children.
Many in-store book and music events make Basically Books a gathering place for local authors and
musicians, readers and music lovers. A knowledgeable staff is ready to answer questions, give directions
and make suggestions. Located in downtown Hilo, facing beautiful Hilo Bay, the store is open seven days