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Coconut Island

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Address: Off-shoot from Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Even crowded, it's still a cute island

Coconut island, still cute and crowded, and you still can swim off of it, eat your picnic. They used to have small music events many years ago, I wonder if they still do?

Reviewed 2 days ago
Miriahm D
Boulder, Colorado
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Boulder, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Coconut island, still cute and crowded, and you still can swim off of it, eat your picnic. They used to have small music events many years ago, I wonder if they still do?

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Salt Lake City
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were not expecting any beach in/near Hilo. After a day of seeing waterfalls and rainforest, my daughter was especially excited to find Coconut Island. It was filled with locals and families enjoying the grass, lava and water. It does not really have beach but she sure wished she had her swimsuit so she could jump in the water with... More 

Thank smel
Hilo, Hawaii
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A short walk from the Banyan drive hotels brings you to Coconut island and Liliuokalani park. Here you get to enjoy the quiet easy pace of the east side of the Big Island and the friendliness of the people of Hilo. This area is part of the allure of the Hilo area of the island. Sudden showers and rainbows are... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were walking around the nearby gardens and came to see the Island. There were a few people swimming and jumping off the stone structures, but we didn't partake - Might be more fun if you're there to swim. Pretty views of the water, but it also just seemed to be a rather seedy place. I felt it's probably the... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go to Kawamoto's and buy a big mixed box of cone sushi, fried fish, musubi and other island delights and picnic here ocean bay front for the best Bay view. Cost $25-30 for the food and all the utensils feeds 4. Excellent local experience!

Thank JohnHawaii
Honolulu, United States
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little island is cute in a touristy way but is guaranteed to be crowded and offers nothing particularly special. Walk on over if your hotel is nearby but don't bother otherwise.

Thank C3043TBryand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun, cute, laid back! We saw sea turtles! We also paddle boarded to the island which was lots of fun!

Thank Marissa K
Pepeekeo, Hawaii
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coconut Island is a nice place to have a family picnic. There are limited picnic blets, however there are some shady area to sit on a blanket and enjoy the scenery. If you want you can also go swimming.

Thank rickystours
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely crowded and packed on weekends. Quite small, not much parking near by and really not that much to see and do. Nice coastal views though.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the place is small but it's Beautiful. People were swimming,fishing,kayaking,snorkeling,enjoying games and relaxing. It is at a walkable distance from Hilo Hawaian hotel.The scenic view is awesome.

Thank Shelly C

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