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Coconut Island, Hilo

(3.9/5 based on 420+ 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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  • a nice short walk from our hotel to spend about 10 minutes with good view of the Bay, the shore line and surrounds.  more »
  • You cross a bridge to enter the island. As you cross the bridge, look for fish. We saw different fish and a manta ray swimming in the water. There is a circular paved path that goes around the island....  more »
  • This small park was a short walk from our hotel and provided an excellent spot to take pictures of Hilo Bay...assuming it wasn't a low cloud day.  more »