Liliuokalani Gardens, Hilo

4.5
#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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  • Our hotel was very close to this park. Beautiful place to go for a walk or go for a run hooking the route with the shore of the bay. It has amazing, leafy and unique trees. At night the birdsong is amazing!!!! It would seem that there are thousands of them ...
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  • For those seeking a natural activity when in Hilo, this is a great option. The Queen Liliuokalani Gardens are a brief walk from all the major hotels in the Hilo area and are free to visit. The gardens...  more »

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