History, Nature Centers, University
Self-guided tours of Lyon Arboretum's 194 acres will take you on trails, world renowned collections of tropical plants and specialty gardens set against the stunning backdrop of the Ko`olau Mountains. Guided tours (fee, reservations required) Mon-Sat.
Experience interactive exhibits, audio tours and videos on voyaging, whaling, surfing and sharks. The Center also includes historic shipsÑthe Falls of Clyde (1878), a four-masted square rigger; and the HokuleÔa, a famous Polynesian sailing canoe which ha
The HawaiÔi Nature Center focuses on teaching children about the out-of-doors, in the out-of-doors. School programs are the heart of the HawaiÔi Nature CenterÕs hands-on environmental programs. The Center also offers weekend hikes, nature excursions and
Set in beautiful ÔIao Valley, this interactive science arcade features 30 exhibits on Hawaiian natural history including rushing water streams and pools, native stream life and seasonal live animal exhibits such as the happy face spider and carnivorous ca
One of the best places in the islands to view seabirds, Kilauea Point offers a Visitor Center, historic Lighthouse, interpretive exhibits and trails. Spinner dolphins, humpback whales and occasionally Hawaiian monk seals may be seen seasonally.
Aquarium, Nature Centers
HawaiÔiÕs largest aquarium features species from throughout the Hawaiian Islands in a 750,000 gallon Open Ocean exhibit and over 50 faithfully crafted marine habitats.
Visit this oasis of graceful trees and lily ponds on the outskirts of Honolulu for a leisurely walk or picnic. Guided tours of Kamananui Valley and other guided hikes may be reserved by calling 839-5334.
Anthropology, Children's, History, Natural History, Nature Centers, Zoo
Located on 12 acres in the Panaewa Rainforest Reserve, the zoo houses approximately 150 animals including reptiles, tropical and native birds, tigers and monkeys.
Nature Centers, Park
At scenic MakapuÔu Point, this outdoor site features dolphin and sea lion shows, tropical marine fish, and a large aquarium.