Question : Is there an alternative to Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) for getting you to Hilo?
Answer : Departing from Long Island MacArthur Airport is not the only way to get to Hilo International Airport. Try searching for flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) as well. Over the upcoming months, flights from JFK to ITO are being booked 43% cheaper than flights from ISP to ITO. Being only 38 miles away, it's easily accessible for most.
Question : Would you be willing to change your travel days if it saved you money?
Answer : The lowest-cost day to fly in July is Monday. Being flexible with your travel days garners even more savings during booking.
Question : How long do most people visit Hilo?
Answer : Of course you're not most people, but if you were, you'd stay roughly 16 days.