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Coconut Island State Park - Hilo Bay, Big Island, Hawaii
Pictures & visitor information from a trip to Coconut Island State Park located in Hilo Bay on the Big Island of Hawaii.

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Coconut Island State Park
Coconut Island State Park is a small recreational area accessible by a foot bridge near Banyan Drive, Liliuokalani Gardens and the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii.

This tiny island recreational area is located in Hilo Bay on the "rainy side" of the Big Island that gets about 150 to over 180 inches of rain per year.

We were lucky enough to visit Hilo and Coconut Island on a rare sunny day.

Other people were taking advantage of the day by sunbathing, fishing, paddleboarding, swimming and picnicking at the park.

If you visit Coconut Island Park, be sure to watch the water closely as you cross over the bridge.

Green sea turtles frequent the area. We spotted at least two or three of them while walking to and from the island on the elevated bridge.

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Hilo Bay
Coconut Island State Park features a large grassy field in the center, a few small sandy beaches, picnic areas, restrooms, a diving platform and a great view of Hilo Bay. The island is also known by the name Moku Ola, which means "healing island", due to the ancient Hawaiian temple that used to reside here.
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Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
Foot Bridge To Park
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Bright Green Grass

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Green Sea Turtle
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For more of my Hawaiian vacation pictures, click on the following links: Kona Comfort Vacation Rental, A-Bay Beach Snorkeling, Akaka Falls State Park, Green Sand Beach - South Point, Hapuna Beach State Park, Holoholokai Beach Park, Honokohau Marina - Kailua-Kona, Ho'okena Beach Park Snorkeling, Hwy 19 Lava Cave - North Kona, Hwy 19 - Kona, Kahaluu Beach Park, Kekaha Kai State Park, Kona Brewing Co. Brewery Tour, Manini Beach Snorkeling - Napoopoo Park, Mauna Kea Beach Snorkeling, Pana'ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens, Pua Mau Place Botanical Garden, Pu'uhonua o Honaunau Place of Refuge National Historic Park, Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site, Queen Lili'uokalani Park & Japanese Gardens, Rainbow Falls - Wailuku River State Park, Safari Helicopters Volcanic Activity & Waterfalls Tour, Spencer Beach Park, Two Step Snorkeling - Honaunau Bay, Waialea Bay 69 Beach Snorkeling, Waipio Valley Lookout, and Kuhio Beach Park - Waikiki.

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