Why did he say "get to the coconut", not "get the coconut"?
Answer from a Native speaker
He uses "get to the coconut" to mean "to reach the coconut." He is not implying that they need to obtain the coconut, but rather, that they have to get through the husk to reach the coconut that is inside the husk. In this case, "get to" is used as the phrasal verb of "get" and it means to go to, to find, or to arrive at. Ex. In order to get to the grocery store, you have to drive five kilometers west. Ex. You have to share a deep bond to get to the core of a person.