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.
Liliuokalani Gardens reviews
So many banyan trees planted by celebrities in 1930s. You can drive the loop in 5 min or spend an afternoon here... walk or just sit and see most. Rainy day so we just drove through, but glad we... more »
Very serene and beautiful park. It was often a popular spot for the locals as well but the park was so large and spread out you didn’t feel crowded. Beautiful plants, small bridges and Japanese... more »
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