IUCN Red Listing

NTBG scientists have completed the assessment of all 255 Kauai single-island endemic vascular plants.
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Aloha+ Challenge

Our ecosystems are challenged with rapidly disappearing native species. Learn more about the Aloha+ Challenge and check out our new Kauai Climate Change video series.
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Florilegium Collection

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Saving Plants, Saving People.

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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4013 South Douglas Rd Coconut Grove FL
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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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Fri Jul 9, 2021

Moonlight & Music 2021

Allerton & McBryde Gardens

Moonlight & Music is back in 2021! Support critical conservation, research and educational programs by booking a table at our mini-events.

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Fri Jun 25, 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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Wed Jun 9, 2021

June 16 Conservation Talk

Keoki’s Paradise in Poipu

Join us for an in-person conservation talk on Wednesday, June 16 from 11am-1pm at Keoki’s […]

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Tue Apr 27, 2021

Three Day Kapa and Ink Making Workshops

3530 Papalina Rd. | Kalaheo, HI

Join us for a unique cultural and artistic experience! NTBG is hosting several, three-day ink and kapa making workshops in 2021.

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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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NTBG 2020 Impact Report (Annual Report) now available online

Wed Jul 14, 2021

NTBG’s 2020 Impact Report can now be viewed online. Go directly to the report here: Download […]

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Uala – Hawaiian Sweet Potato

Tue Jun 8, 2021

By Mike DeMotta, Curator of Living Collections ­ “He ‘uala ka ‘ai ho’ola koke i […]

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Breadfruit Institute

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