Big Island Events

Supporting our local businesses, artists and craftspeople is very important.
Please practice social distancing, wear a mask and use hand sanitizer while visiting businesses or attending events.

Coconut Island

Coconut Island

To the right of Liliʻuokalani Park and Gardens and behind the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel is one of the island's best secrets.  Coconut Island (Mohu Ola) has a small swimming beach, pavillions, picnic tables, pavillion, restrooms and outdoor showers. 
The views of Hilo and the slopes of Mauna Kea are magnificent!  Sunset on a clear night will take your breath away!
If you are feeling adventurous on to the right side of the island there is an old structure that local young people seem to have lot of fun jumping off of.

From the Banyan Drive entrace to Liliʻuokalani Park and Gardens take a right to the parking lot for Coconut Island.  You will then need to walk over the white footbridge.

Look for the tsunami markers on the palm trees to your left as you enter the park.  You will be amazed!

There is local lore that says if you swim around the island thee times you will be cured of any illness. I always thought that this may not be wise if you are ill!

Treat yourself to a Paleta after exploring Coconut Island.  What's a paleta? It's a delicious fruit pop made with local fruits!  Get yours for only $2.00 at Alii Ice Company on Banyan Drive.  Look for the "dragon"

 

 

Additional Info

  • Address: Behind the Hilo Hawaiian
  • Hours: Sunrise to sunset
  • Accessibility: Wide paved paths make it easy for those in wheelchairs to visit and use picnic tables. Beach is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Kid Friendly: Yes
  • Dog Friendly: No
  • Snorkling: Yes
  • Surfing: No

It's Date Night!

Palace Theater - Hilo

Built in 1925, the theater is one of the more prominent public buildings constructed in Hilo…

Kahilu Theatre

The Kahilu Theatre is a flourishing multidisciplinary arts center on Hawaii Island: a place where our…

East Hawaii Cultural Center

A vibrant and thriving gathering place centered on art and culture where the ever-evolving voices of…

Cafe Pesto - Hilo Bay

Mainstay eatery in a quaint, restored historic space is known for its pizzas from a wood-fired…

Moon & Turtle

Moon and Turtle is among the best restaurants in Hilo.They feature a frequently changing international menu…

Uncle's Awa Bar & Night Market

The normally quiet Kalapana comes alive on Wednesday evenings for what is commonly known as "Uncles".It's…

Family Favorites!

Two Ladies Kitchen

This place is only a secret if you are not from Hilo. There is only one…

Alii Ice Co.

Cafe is close but you can stop for a delicious Local Fruit Paleta. Only $2 A…

Lyman Museum and Mission House

Experience the Island Heritage Gallery, “Habitats of Hawai`i” exhibition and the Mission House! Look for special…

Liliuokalani Park and Gardens

Hilo is home to the largest Japanese Garden outside of Japan! Liliʻuokalani Park and Gardens is…

Sierra Club of Hawai'i

Through education, action, and advocacy, we raise awareness about the local choices that will ensure a…

Onekahakaha Beach Park

Onekahakaha - otherwise known as "Kids Beach" is better for families with children than any other…

Big Island Bucket List

Mano Manu Tours

Mano Manu is closed until further notice.Currently there are many restrictions on tours in the islands…

Kona Bay Books

What could be better than a beach day with a great book in hand? Kona Bay…

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

The park encompasses two active volcanoes: Kīlauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes, and Mauna…

Lava Lava Beach Club

Closed for now due to COVID 19 More info at https://lavalavabeachclub.com/bigisland/

Waikoloa Beach Resort

Accommodations, Dining, Shopping, Golf and Events.https://www.waikoloabeachresort.com/
Go to top
JSN Time 2 is designed by JoomlaShine.com | powered by JSN Sun Framework