Liliuokalani Gardens, Hilo

4.4
#3 of 23 in Parks in Hilo
Take a break from Hawaii's busy tourist areas with a visit to Liliuokalani 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. Use our Hilo tour planner to add Liliuokalani Gardens and other attractions to your Hilo vacation plans.
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  • This is a beautiful park full of ponds, huge trees and lots of vegetation. Plus it's close to the bay so you get those views as well  more »
  • Price of $25pp was definitely too much, but we still had a nice time here. Gorgeous gardens with many plants we had never even heard of. Many great photo opportunities. Everything is paved but some...  more »
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