IUCN Red Listing

NTBG scientists have completed the assessment of all 255 Kauai single-island endemic vascular plants.
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Welcome to the National Tropical Botanical Garden

The National Tropical Botanical garden is dedicated to preserving tropical plant diversity and stemming the tide of extinction – through plant exploration, propagation, habitat restoration, scientific research, and educationNTBG’s Gardens and preserves are safe havens for at-risk species that otherwise might disappear forever.

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650 Ulaino Rd Hana HI
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5-8291 Kuhio Highway Hanalei
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4425 Lawa’i Road Koloa
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4425 Lawai Road Koloa, HI
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Wed Sep 8, 2021

Fall Webinar Series

Online | Zoom

Announcing NTBG’s first webinar series! Take a deep dive with the people who save plants everyday. Check out the schedule and register today.

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Wed Sep 8, 2021

September 29 Talk Story With Mike DeMotta

Keoki’s Paradise | Poipu

What does biocultural conservation actually mean? Talk story with NTBG’s Curator of Living Collections on September 29 at Keoki’s in Poipu.

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Tue Sep 7, 2021

Weekly Aloha Market

South Shore Visitor Center | 4425 Lawai Rd, Koloa, HI 96756

NEW Aloha Market launching May 6. Head to our South Shore Visitor Center on Thursdays from 10 – 2 to explore Kauai made gifts & crafts.

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Tue Aug 24, 2021

The NTBG Virtual Auction

The NTBG Virtual Auction Starts September 1st! When you bid and win, threatened and endangered tropical plants win too. Save plants, bid now!

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NTBG Receives Advanced Conservation Practitioner Accreditation From Botanic Gardens Conservation International

Fri Aug 27, 2021

This month, NTBG received accreditation from Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) as an Advanced Conservation […]

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Four Crowd Pleasing Botanical Cocktails to Try at Home

Wed Aug 11, 2021

Four botanical cocktails that are surprisingly simple to customize with a little advanced preparation so grab what’s fresh and get mixin’.

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An Eye On Plants: Pogostemon guamensis

Tue Jul 27, 2021

By Jon Letman Inherent in the notion of discovery is a sense of immediacy, but […]

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Figs, wasps, and fidelity

Wed Jul 14, 2021

By Jared Bernard If you were a botanist, you might think NTBG’s garden sites on […]

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Breadfruit Institute

To promote the conservation, study, and use of Breadfruit for food and reforestation.
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