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Address: Off-shoot from Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Activities: Swimming, Picnicking
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Mokuola

This is Hawai'ian history. Mokuola is where Maui placed his hook and according to legend this small island is actually part of the island of Maui. It was used as sanctuary by... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Alae Point, Hawaii

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Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Not sure why this place gets so many high profile reviews in guide books. It's ok. Pretty but nothing special. Good picnic spot.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We've been to a number of beaches, so from that perspective, this doesn't compare. Not a big area so if you're looking for a walk or a hike, this isn't it. There were two areas where kids were jumping in the water. There was a higher tower that seemed popular with the teens and a lower tree that younger kids... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A very good spot for a picnic, with wonderful surrounding, actually on a perfect sunny day you can even see the volcano . And also its one of the best places to see the volcanic rock .

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Lexington, KY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I had always heard of coconut Island but never took the time to check it out and now that I have I know what a nice place it is. I cannot wait to go back and spend some time there.

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Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This little island is very peaceful and relaxing. We visited when the tide was out and that left a few small tide pools to explore. In one we found a small black eel. Most of the island has a rocky shore, but one section is sand and very calm. A great place for little ones to swim.

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Nyack, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Good little picnic spot. Lots of locals. Great waters to dive and swim in. Perfect for small children. Great spot for a BBQ. One of Hilo's best spots. ONE LOVE

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Hilo, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great place to go swimming in Hilo. It's a nice place to take kids or just go walking. They even have a free workout group Monday-Thursday evenings.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We loved watching the Green Sea Turtles and kikis jumping off the pillars. The view of Hilo and the mountains and bay are breath taking

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Northport, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is a nice little surprise right on Hilo bay. You could easily spend several hours to all day here, soaking up the sun and watching the surf crash right next to you. Which we did for sure. It's a great picnic spot, with tables, grills and gazebos available.

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Alae Point, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is Hawai'ian history. Mokuola is where Maui placed his hook and according to legend this small island is actually part of the island of Maui. It was used as sanctuary by ancient Hawai'ians. If a kapu was committed, one had to reach Mokuola in order to achieve any hope of forgiveness, otherwise a death sentence was carried out immediately.... More 

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Address: Off-shoot from Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo

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