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Liliuokalani Gardens

Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4680
+1 808-522-7060
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  • Average9%
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“japanese garden” (72 reviews)
“hilo bay” (84 reviews)
“coconut island” (97 reviews)
Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4680
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Walk into the park and you are transported to another place. The beautifully landscaped, luscious surroundings lift you from the small town hustle and bustle of Hilo to the carefully planned tranquility of a Japanese garden. If you have never been here, it is definitely...More

1  Thank hamamama
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The oceanfront park where we locals run and sit by the ocean and walk our dogs and greet friends is so lovely with the chill vibe that makes Hilo great. Expect a drizzle of rain, joggers and friendly smiles. The Japanese gardens are beautiful and...More

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Wonderful large garden right on the bayfront and near the heart of old downtown. Must see! Plenty of parking and strolling the entire park, including Banyan Drive and coconut island, is worthwhile.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We found this beautiful park while looking for the Banyan trees and I'm so glad we did. It is a Japanese style park area with a little foot bridge and pagoda in the pond. There was also a nice view of Hilo bay with lots...More

Thank RHtravels
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful little park that we stumbled upon when staying at the Naniloa hotel. When we first went past the bridges were inaccessible due to water, but the next morning it was very pleasant for a walk. Lots of stray cats being fed by a man...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Take a nice relaxing walk around these grounds and unwind. Always beautifully maintained. Fantastic location for photography!

1  Thank 1mrmase
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to get to see the flora of this island it is located between town and the rainforest there're a lot of beautiful vistas to stop and take pictures

Thank alina42
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This lovely garden is right beside the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel and a great place to walk in the morning! Huge Banyan and Monkey pod trees and lovely bridges. Very calming1

Thank kellyemc
Reviewed 17 August 2017

As I was staying in Bayan Drive for a few days, it was only natural that I should go walkabout and check out the surrounds. The Liliuokalani Gardens at the very end of Banyan Drive proved to be a great find. I couldn't think of...More

Thank Bennyone2
Reviewed 15 August 2017

very good and beautiful place to take a walk and see some picturesque park scenery. plants and trees are scenic and walk is just relaxing and enjoyable. ponds have fish and are throughout park...some big pretty canopy trees with banyons too....bird activity was excellent too....

Thank Hibby922
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21 October 2017|
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Response from Bennyone2 | Reviewed this property |
It's an open Parkland. Free entry.
16 August 2017|
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Response from Von S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a nice sidewalk.
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.