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Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4680
+1 808-522-7060
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Even though a couple of weeks prior these gardens were under a lot of water from Lane, they were still beautiful. Most of the debris had been cleaned up and people were once again enjoying the peaceful setting.

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Liliuokalani Gardens are lovely. I find walking in the gardens very peaceful. I love the very large Banyan trees with all the ferns draping out of them. The footbridges and footpaths are wonderful for strolling while listening to the doves cooing and viewing all...More

Thank littletraveler410
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beautiful gardens; located on southeast of downtown Hilo on the Waiakea Peninsula Bay, is named after Hawaii's last reining queen, Liliuokalani. Very large park containing expansive Japanese gardens that were built in the early 1900 . It contains mainly Edo-style Japanese gardens and is...More

Thank Arun K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the beauty of this park. It's so peaceful and inviting. Even when it rains it's beautiful! If you make it to this past of the island you have to see place. I visit it every time I come here

1  Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel was right here next to the gardens. It is a nice little park to take a evening walk and look at the scenery. Everything was so green and beautiful.

1  Thank Erin O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a wonderful stroll through this garden. I could not take any pictures that would do it justice. The beauty of it changed as the sun was rising. It is enjoyed by the locals and visitors alike. It is like a big Japanese garden...More

Thank HalfspeedTravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a lovely gem in Hilo. It's fun seeing the banyan trees, but the gardens are so pretty and serene - everything is just so green and perfect!

Thank Kritter_foster
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This was a great find on our walk to suisan for lunch. Lots of grass. Walkways can be rough on young kids if they fall (we may have had a minor scrape). Japanese style, overlooks the water. Lots of trees to run around and hide...More

Thank b_nestor2
Reviewed 13 August 2018

A peaceful garden setting to wander through in Hilo. There are benches for sitting and small bridges to walk over as you wander around enjoying the plants and trees

Thank maroisd
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful gardens. There are paths and many bridges to walk at low tide. At high tide, the park floods and some paths between pavillions are flooded. Kids have fun walking throgh the water. Great place for a picnic. Lots of parking. Chinese and Japanese decorations....More

Thank Michelle B
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24 March 2018|
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Response from L J | Reviewed this property |
You will need to check with the County of Hawaii to see if you can book a pavilion at the Liliuokalani Gardens.
21 October 2017|
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Response from Bennyone2 | Reviewed this property |
It's an open Parkland. Free entry.
15 August 2017|
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Response from Von S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a nice sidewalk.