* Located 8.5 miles North of Hilo on the Onomea Bay scenic bypass route
* Botanical gardens with thousands of tropical plant species and a waterfall.
* Self guided walking tour covers a mile of trails and takes about an hour and a half.
*Admission for a day is $15 for adults, children 6 - 16 are $5. Children under 6 free.
* The Garden is open from 9am to 5pm everyday, except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day, with Garden admissions ending at 4pm.