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Liliuokalani Gardens

Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4680
+1 808-522-7060
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“japanese garden” (73 reviews)
“hilo bay” (89 reviews)
“coconut island” (100 reviews)
LOCATION
Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4680
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+1 808-522-7060
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"japanese garden"
in 73 reviews
"hilo bay"
in 89 reviews
"coconut island"
in 100 reviews
"banyan drive"
in 54 reviews
"beautiful park"
in 55 reviews
"water features"
in 9 reviews
"queen liliuokalani"
in 9 reviews
"huge banyan trees"
in 13 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 11 reviews
"walk around"
in 12 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 14 reviews
"mauna kea"
in 25 reviews
"nice walk"
in 10 reviews
"short walk"
in 12 reviews
"the big island"
in 13 reviews
"ponds"
in 123 reviews
"stroll"
in 90 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

This oceanside park is a must-see for anyone visiting Hilo. It features acres of open space with huge banyan trees and other exotics. There is a lovely Japanese garden with many styles of bridges. Our grandkids insisted on crossing every bridge and had great fun...More

Thank Ruth T
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This Japanese garden is right along the waterfront with free parking. You can see the sea wall and watch the cruise ships or sit in the pagodas and people watch.

Thank Kelly H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on a whim on our way to dinner and I'm so glad we did. It's a beautiful park, very spacious but also cozy at the same time. Lots of areas to walk around and talk or just think. Many beautiful photo ops -...More

Thank Kaela C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've always enjoyed going to this park. It has several ponds, is nicely landscaped and a great place to sit and meditate. Nice little trek off Banyan Drive.

Thank molokaimama
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I have visited this park over the past 50 years and it is still beautiful and well maintained.

Thank L J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This garden is a nice walk with beautiful surroundings. There is parking and then easy access to the path to start walking and seeing the different things. There are bridges to walk over and fish to see as well as bamboo trees.

Thank AprilS98
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great park to do a stroll along the water at dusk and then to sit and watch the sunset over Hilo. Not really crowded on a Wednesday evening. A good mix of tourists and locals. The sunset views are worth the visit!

Thank Francine A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely park on the bayfront, lots of places to wander or just sit and watch the world go by. The park has an Asian feel, pretty but not overdone statuary, a pretty small lake easily circled, and it is scrupulously clean and beautifully maintained.

Thank Margaret H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful Japanese style gardens in Hilo on the water with a beautiful view on the snow capped mountains. Peaceful walk for an 1-2 hours, remember you are on vacation. Lot!s of ponds and plenty of photo ops to make great memories.

Thank Mark I
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just happened upon this Garden. It is a must see. We were treated to see a Japanese Tea Ceremonial rehearsal. Beautiful and tranquil.

Thank thinksafety05
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laurenbK1557KG
21 October 2017|
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Response from Bennyone2 | Reviewed this property |
It's an open Parkland. Free entry.
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kingshaab1
16 August 2017|
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Response from Von S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a nice sidewalk.
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greglanderson
25 May 2017|
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Response from Henry H | Reviewed this property |
Not a good idea as it does not have adequate lighting in the evening and you could turn an ankle as the surface is uneven.
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