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Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4680
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The gardens are so well kept, not a weed in sight. Someone takes great pride in the upkeep. The statues and foliage are breath taking, I took so many pictures, and I live in Waimea!!! LOL

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank debbiemurakami
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to take a walk and stroll around the park good views of the ocean. Garden has an Asian theme to it. Overall

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank advcards
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located along historic Banyan Avenue in Hilo, Liliuokalani Gardens was a gift to the city of Hilo from its ‘sister city’ in Japan. The park occupies about one city block which can be enjoyed pretty leisurely in about thirty minutes, so it’s a great place...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank martinoberon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gem of a park by the ocean. Various trails and easy to walk around. Be sure to bring your camera! Oh, yes it is free!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank parrottdize
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This park is easily accessible in Hilo. We walked around and admired the flowering trees and heard the birds sing. Nice view of the harbor.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JVTietjens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hallmark of this park is giant banyan tree or monkey tree, I can ' t remember name, but it 's outstanding in the park with plenty of parking spaces , the hilo bay is just in eyesight, quite clean. The atmosphere is lushy tropical because...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jajavalB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely park adjacent to the bay. Gorgeous trees, pond, open space. Definitely worth a stroll to witness the variety and immensity of some of the trees. The entire park is visually pleasing, peaceful, and done in Japanese style. Simply lovely and a wonderful part of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank spokinword
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful walk. Sidewalks are even but they are many uneven paths in the park. Bring an umbrella. It is Hilo. Limited parking

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brandi1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a very wonderful time walking every morning during the time I was there “rain or shine”. The garden itself is located by the Hilo Bay. You can see the cruise ships coming in sometimes. The local people are really nice, I have noticed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Tourist19331506502
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot to stroll along the bay to view it’s entirety. A large Banian tree greets you upon entry. Free.

Date of experience: November 2018
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25 March 2018|
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Response from 802lj | 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.
16 August 2017|
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Response from Von S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a nice sidewalk.