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This is a small park in a very pretty setting in the heart of Hilo. There is a widening of the river into a very small lake (more a pond really) with a nice bridge across it. There is plenty of parking and it is...More
It is quite a large park right along Kamehameha Avenue near downtown Hilo. The statue can be spotted from the road. This statue of the King is not the original one. I saw the original at Kapa’au (near the his birthplace in North Kohala). The...More
This small park has its main attraction the statue of a Hawaiian king.
The access to the park is very easy as well as park and make a picture of the statue.
For me it was a very short visit of 5-10 minutes.
He's on the inland side of the highway looking out at the Hilo Bay. I wanted to see him because I looked him up on Honolulu last week as I see him on Hawaii Five-0 every Friday. My surprise was the Honolulu statue is much...More
Even if you just come to see the statue, it's worth it. King Kamehameha stands overlooking Hilo Bay. Be careful which side of the park you come in on. It is a much longer walk over bridges to see the statue if you come from...More
The Wailoa River State Park is a very large area with several unique bridges and a statue of King Kamehameha. It is not the original statue, but still very beautiful. Great place to go and sit for a picnic or just take a walk. Right...More