Hope for the Future

NTBG staff discovered several new populations of rare plants on Kauai. Learn more about these exciting discoveries from the scientists who found them.
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Planning to visit an NTBG garden this holiday season? Capacity is limited. Book your tour early to ensure availability and have the best experience.
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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

Saving Plants, Saving People

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 Dec 15, 2021

Botanical Illustration 2022 Workshops

Join us for our annual Botanical Illustration Workshop. This year, workshops will take place at our gardens on Kauai and Maui.

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Wed Dec 15, 2021

Plant Sale on January 29

South Shore Visitor Center | Across from Spouting Horn Park

Head to our South Shore Visitor Center for a plant sale on January 29, 2022! The sale will feature plants from our McBryde Garden.

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Tue Nov 30, 2021

Twilight Tour

4425 Lawai Rd | Across from Spouting Horn Park

Join us for an after-hours twilight tour of exploration and discovery that takes place amongst Allerton and McBryde Gardens.

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Tue Nov 23, 2021

Member Event – The Kampong & History Miami presents “A Sip of History” Lecture

The Kampong

December 14th, 2021 7pm – 9pm, Doors open at 6pm Member Event – The Kampong […]

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NTBG completes the Flora of Samoa

Mon Jan 3, 2022

By Dr. David H. Lorence, Senior Research Botanist The saga of the Flora of Samoa […]

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NTBG statement on the deaths of Thomas Lovejoy and E.O. Wilson

Mon Dec 27, 2021

December 27, 2021 (Kalaheo, Hawaii) — The National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) is saddened to […]

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Discoveries of Rare Plant Populations Bring Hope for the Future

Fri Dec 17, 2021

Using a combination of modern technology and a wealth of human knowledge and experience, NTBG has been exploring the Pacific, discovering, and saving plants for more than fifty years. As 2021 comes to a close, take a moment to reflect and celebrate some of the exciting rare plant discoveries we made this year.

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Forever Upon Us

Fri Dec 3, 2021

Approximately one million plant and animal species are threatened with extinction worldwide. Now more than […]

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Breadfruit Institute

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