Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Park
The earliest history of Allerton Garden was intermingled with the upper part of the Lawa’i Valley that is now the McBryde Garden. Both were integral to the ahupua’a (land division) of Lawa’i. It was not until well after the arrival of the first Europeans in the late 1700s and the subsequent changes to the traditional Hawaiian way of life that the history of the lower Lawa’i Valley began to diverge from that of the upper valley.
Captain Cook, Hawai'i
This 15 acre garden focuses on Hawaiian ethnobotany: the story of traditional Hawaiian culture and the plants that support it. See many interesting features in a 15 minute walk; exploring the whole garden and archaeological remnants may take an hour or m
Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, Historic House, Library, Park, Specialized
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, is the only museum in the state of Hawai‘i devoted exclusively to contemporary art. TCM provides an accessible forum for provocative, dynamic forms of visual art, offering interaction with art and artists in a unique Island environment.
In the heart of busy Honolulu, Foster Botanical Gardens is a 13.5 acre oasis of tropical plants, some rare and endangered, collected from throughout the worldÕs tropics over a period of 140 years. Adjoining LiliÔuokalani Botanical Garden was once the pro
This working bonsai nursery features all forms of bonsaiÑJapanese, Chinese and HawaiianÑtraditional and innovative.
Garden trails wind through a tropical rain forest with waterfalls, streams and tropical plant life from around the world.
This lush 400 acres of rain forest environment features Hawaiian and tropical plants, a network of trails, a map/guide, and a visitor center with art gallery. For camping permits and information on tours and programs, call (808) 233-7323.,
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park
Visitors to Kahanu Garden will learn about the cultural relationships between people and these remarkable plants that were transported around the Pacific on ancient voyaging canoes. Among the different ethnobotanical collections at Kahanu Garden is the world’s largest collection of breadfruit cultivars, which serves as a germplasm repository for this important South Pacific food crop.
Surrounded by towering mountains and breathtaking natural beauty, Limahuli Garden features rare and endangered plants, plants of ethnobotanical value, archaeological sites and ancient stone-faced terraces.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Park
McBryde Garden visitors can explore 50 acres of diverse plant collections including Hawaiian native and ethnobotanical species, palms, rubiaceae (coffee family), zingiberales (heliconia family), and erythrina (coral trees). See exotic spices from allspice to vanilla on the Spice of Life Trail, and take a journey back in time in the Hawaiian Life Canoe Plant Garden and along the Biodiversity Trail.
Take a tram tour or wander at your own pace through this botanical garden with orchids, fruit orchard, tree fern forest, ponds and waterways, hedge maze and Polynesian garden.
The National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) is a not-for-profit institution, dedicated to discovering, saving, and studying the world's tropical plants and to sharing what is learned.
Cradled between the WaiÔanae and KoÔolau Mountains ranges, this 27-acre garden and forested ravine features native plants, Hawaiian palms, aroid gardens and tree ferns. Stop at the Visitor Center for a self-guiding brochure to begin your visit.