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Coconut Island, Hilo

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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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  • The Peninsula before HiLo is very full and also obviously has his better days behind them. The Japanese garden is definitely not visit worth in the middle.
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  • Go to Kawamoto's and buy a big mixed box of cone sushi, fried fish, musubi and other island delights and picnic here ocean bay front for the best Bay view. Cost $25-30 for the food and all the utensil...  more »
  • This little island is cute in a touristy way but is guaranteed to be crowded and offers nothing particularly special. Walk on over if your hotel is nearby but don't bother otherwise.  more »