Coconut Island

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  • Address: Hilo, HI 96720, USA, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Island, Family And Kids, Nature

Located in Hilo Bay, this small island can be accessed only via a pedestrian footbridge from Liliuokalani Gardens. Its Hawaiian name Moku Ola means “Island of Life”, since the waters of the island was known to have healing powers. It was believed that the waters could cure any sick person if he swam around one of the rocks at the eastern inlet of the island. There is a 15-foot stone tower, which is a remnant of the past, which is popular spot amongst the locals to jump into the ocean from.

  • Entry is free.

  • Footbridge
  • Rent a car.
  • Hire a taxi.

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  • Coconut Island Address: Hilo, HI 96720, USA, United States
  • Coconut Island Timing: 24-hrs
  • Coconut Island Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Coconut Island(preferred time): 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Coconut Island: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Hilo include Coconut Island in their plan

  • 27.47% of people start their Coconut Island visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Coconut Island

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

93.88% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Coconut Island

People normally club together Keaukaha Beach Park and Mauna Loa Observatory while planning their visit to Coconut Island.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Nice place for family and friends to do picnics or just hangout and go swimming. Island has a bridge connected to it so it is very accessible even with a person on a wheelchair. Got some good views and nice cool breeze.

  • Beautiful little place. You can see very old lava flows frozen in time. Picnic spots. Open grassy area. Good swimming.

  • Great place to picnic and swim. The pond near the high dives contains hot springs!

  • Cute place to hangout, not super great for swimming. Rocky, but there is sandy areas to wade in the water. Plenty of parking.

  • Great place to relax and take a load off. Plus they got a tower to jump off of. Completely safe for people of all ages.

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