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Coconut Island, Hilo
(3.9/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
Once the site of a hospital, Coconut Island today serves as a popular beach and outdoor spot in the city. Make your way to the small island via the footbridge, grab a spot on the grass, and kick back with a picnic or a book as you sit surrounded by palm trees. Alternatively, go for a dip from one of the pint-sized beaches or explore the few remaining traces of the old hospital foundation. Be sure to bring your camera, as the island offers sweeping views of the ocean and coastline around you, as well as views across the bay to Hilo. You'll have access to picnic tables and public restrooms on the island. Plan to visit Coconut Island during your Hilo vacation using our convenient Hilo vacation route planner.
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  • Great place to swim for people of all ages in the heart of Hilo. This place is usually pretty busy on a nice day. 
  • This small island gives a great lookout over the bay area of Hilo. cool place for a picknick or relaxing in the sun. 
  • Coconut island is accessed by a walking bridge. This is just a tiny strip of land with not much to do expcept walk around and look at beautiful scenery from every angle. There is a spot where local te...  more »