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Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4680
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautifully well kept Japanese style garden right next to Hilo Bay. There are fish ponds, walking bridges and beautiful structures all around. The garden meanders around and is surrounded by trees. In the summer, try and come early in the morning because...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful respite in town Located near the hotels & is an easy walk Meticulously manicured lawns , ponds and gorgeous plants Lots of birds singing songs Asian inspired A must see- don’t rush thru take your time Free

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pretty little park but prone to flooding. Sadly a lot of it was under water when we were there following a recent hurricane. Were able to enjoy a walk around the perimeter.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

trees are amazing on Hilo Bay and Mauna Kea esp in morning before the clouds cover the mountain tops; a great walk

Thank saffronsantorini
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped and spent a little time here, this is right in town.This is a really nice park - we were there on a Sunday and lots of locals enjoy it. Real pretty.

Thank empressellen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting Carlsmith Beach park and these gardens, I could see how it’s easy for people visiting Hawaii to never want to leave. If you’re into nature, the outdoors, going for walks, or simple beauty, you will love this place. The trees, the grounds, and...More

Thank TawnyLeann
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You get stroll through this park before or after visiting Coconut Island. It is beautiful and peaceful. There are great places to take photos.

Thank TNTSparks
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 30 August 2018

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

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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.