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Hilo., Hawaii (Big Island): 11 reviews and 32 photos


Hilo is a quaint rural city surrounded by rainforests on the island's eastern coast. Hilo, the state of Hawaii's fourth largest city, is a colourful port town that lies along a lovely crescent bay. When the coast is clear, you can often see snow-capped Mauna Kea.

There is a wonderful scent of ginger blossoms in the air that bloom in abundance in the Liliu'okalani Gardens which wind along Banyan Drive. It features Japanese-style gardens with fishponds, torii gates, oriental bridges, pavilions, pagodas, sprawling banyans, and a ceremonial teahouse.

Address: Banyan Drive, Hilo

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  • Updated Jul 21, 2003
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