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

Wonderful place to go for walking tour. Beautiful worth the drive. Good place to go to get pictures. Would make a good picnic place for dinner.

Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These Japanese gardens overlook Hilo bay off Banyan Drive. They are very nicely landscaped and when we visited very peaceful and tranquil. A nice spot to wander for half an hour

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located next to my hotel, I took advantage of this beautiful and peaceful park several times. There are several walking paths, water features and large, stately trees. It is popular with joggers and walkers,

Thank 624MikeP624
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

1  Thank webwahine
Reviewed 6 October 2018 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 5 October 2018

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.

Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed 3 October 2018

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 3 October 2018

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 25 September 2018 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 25 September 2018

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

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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 Bennyone47 | 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.