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Liliuokalani Gardens

Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4680
+1 808-522-7060
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“hilo bay” (81 reviews)
Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4680
+1 808-522-7060
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent place to get to see the flora of this island it is located between town and the rainforest there're a lot of beautiful vistas to stop and take pictures

Thank alina42
Reviewed 3 days ago

This lovely garden is right beside the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel and a great place to walk in the morning! Huge Banyan and Monkey pod trees and lovely bridges. Very calming1

Thank kellyemc
Reviewed 5 days ago

As I was staying in Bayan Drive for a few days, it was only natural that I should go walkabout and check out the surrounds. The Liliuokalani Gardens at the very end of Banyan Drive proved to be a great find. I couldn't think of...More

Thank Bennyone2
Reviewed 1 week ago

very good and beautiful place to take a walk and see some picturesque park scenery. plants and trees are scenic and walk is just relaxing and enjoyable. ponds have fish and are throughout park...some big pretty canopy trees with banyons too....bird activity was excellent too....

Thank Hibby922
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

what a beautiful garden full of history. there is a row of Banyan trees planted by famous people. the cool water pond, beautiful landscape can be a cool afternoon stroll. and it is free.

1  Thank Abu_hurayrah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Strolling in the early mornings in Liliuokalani gardens It just rained before my stroll and those are the red lush ginger flowers. Scent is heavenly. I crossed over by the Kamemeha bridge and walked over to Hilo town . A beautiful stroll and lots to...More

Thank jjliz6377
Reviewed 1 week ago

When driving through Hilo you will probably come across a Japanese inspired garden. This was built by Japanese immigrants, dedicated to the Queen, as a tribute to Japanese workers from the surrounding sugar plantations. As most things are in Hilo, the gardens are charming if...More

Thank Lani C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place to spend the afternoon. Go to Suisun for a poke bowl take out and come sit by the ocean

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hidden gardens is lovely bridges and pathways. The trees were large beautiful. A great find near by Pandamonia's Paleta sold yummy fruit ice pops.

Thank thinlizzie1811
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park itself is very pretty. The ponds were flooded so we couldn't cross the bridges or get to the pagoda. But a nice way to kill 30 min. The bamboo was huge, which my kids thought was cool.

Thank LoriGP123
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16 August 2017|
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Response from Beth d | Reviewed this property |
Yes-Hilo committed to accessibility at this garden. You can park right next to the garden and while not all paths are accessible, the paths next to the ocean front parking will take you all the way through the garden... More
25 May 2017|
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Response from Henry H | Reviewed this property |
Not a good idea as it does not have adequate lighting in the evening and you could turn an ankle as the surface is uneven.
Ashley A
28 December 2016|
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Response from fibersong | Reviewed this property |
There is a lovely restaurant next door, Hilo Bay Cafe, which may do functions. Lovely view of the bay, delicious food, and walking distance of the gardens.