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Liliuokalani Park and Gardens, Hilo
(4.3/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Take a break from Hawaii's busy tourist areas with a visit to Liliuokalani Park and Gardens, situated just southeast of downtown Hilo. The main feature of this 12 hectare (30 acre) park is an Edo-style Japanese garden, one of the largest such features outside Japan. Built in the early 1900s, the garden features several bridges, koi ponds, pagodas, statues, and a traditional Japanese teahouse. Adjacent to the park you’ll find a small picnic area locally known as the "Coconut Island," once the site of an ancient healing temple. Connected to the park by a footbridge, the island offers unobstructed views of downtown Hilo and its picturesque bay. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Liliuokalani Park and Gardens and many more Hilo attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Hilo trip itinerary builder.
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  • This is a great spot for a casual walk in Hilo on a sunny day. Or a great spot to catch a lot of Pokemon. I wouldn't advise walking around here alone at night if you're a female. 
  • Take a walk around this beautiful Japanese garden and be sure to take the bridge to Coconut Island too. We saw sea turtles right on the shoreline. 
  • Our tour was just drove thru the park and gardens beautiful, got some decent pictures but would of loved to stop and explored.