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Wailoa River State Recreation Area

Off Pauahi Street, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
(808)587-0400
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Ranked #28 of 39 Attractions in Hilo
Type: Parks
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Nothing much here but the King Kamehemeha statue/monument. Sure the park is ok, but not worth spending much time in. Plus, this is the home of Hilo's version of the "occupy" movement. The corner of leading into the park is flanked with banners and signs preaching the gospel and anti-gay rhetoric, along with the protect our Hawaiian land slogans. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

Beautiful park with huge green lawns and room to run. Coconut palms sway gracefully beside the river, memorials offer places for focused meditation while quiet greenspaces offer opportunities to commune with nature. Pavilions for events. Lots of parking. Clean.

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