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The Need is Upon Us

For more than 50 years, NTBG has been dedicated to the discovery, scientific research, and conservation of the world’s most at-risk tropical plants.
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Saving Plants, Saving People

When you support NTBG, you contribute to the survival of the Earth’s most endangered tropical plants and the people and animals that depend on them.
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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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(305)442-7169
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650 Ulaino Rd Hana HI
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808)248-8912
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5-8291 Kuhio Highway Hanalei
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(808)826-1053
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4425 Lawa’i Road Koloa
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(808)742-2623
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4425 Lawai Road Koloa, HI
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(808)742-2623

Ho’ike Circles

Go on a scavenger hunt, meet the scientist, or explore a new species! Join our staff for engaging, hands-on Ho’ike Circles highlighting our work and the plants we care for.

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FREE YOGA – Saturday at 12 PM – South Shore Visitor Center

Enjoy some time outside under the shade of the monkey pod trees in our South […]

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Moonlight & Music

McBryde Garden | Koloa Hawaii

Save the date for August 21, 2021!

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Botanical Illustration Workshop

Kahanu Garden | Hana, Hawaii

On Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14 (10am-4pm) Kahanu Garden in Hana, Maui will be hosting its first botanical illustration workshop! Study the fundamentals of…

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Botanical Books

Tue Aug 4, 2020

Botanical Books by Indigenous Authors August 9, 2020 is the United Nations International Day of […]

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NTBG 2019 Annual Report now available online

Tue Jul 28, 2020

NTBG’s 2019 Annual Report is now available. The concise report presents an overview of NTBG’s […]

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NTBG Featured on ‘Plants Are Cool Too’

Tue Jul 28, 2020

The National Tropical Botanical Garden has been featured on the Youtube Series ‘Plants are Cool […]

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NTBG is back – forKauai Magazine

Tue Jul 14, 2020

Article published in “forKauai” Magazine.“The National Tropical Botanical Garden has reopened its Kaua‘i’s gardens to […]

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Breadfruit Institute

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