ʻŌhiʻa are an invaluable part of our ecosystems and culture in Hawaiʻi. These sacred trees are under threat from Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death (ROD), but we can all do our part to protect them. Learn how and join us at Limahuli Garden & Preserve for a day of ʻōhiʻa love, a native plant sale, educational booths, cultural demonstrations, local craft & food vendors, ʻōhiʻa themed presentations, and more! This is the culminating event of the weeklong ʻŌhiʻa Love Fest in partnership with Kauai Invasive Species Committee (KISC). Free Admission.
Come get your favorite native plants!
Discover educational booths and shop local vendors throughout the day! Find a list of participating organizations and vendors below.
Attend free, informative, and inspiring presentations that celebrate ʻōhiʻa. Registration is not required.
10:15 AM: Hula Performance
Halau Hula Kealalauaʻeomakana
11 AM: Pilina with Ohiʻa: Sustainable lei making practices amongst ROD
Kanani Durant, Kawaikini Charter School/ Milianani Kauaʻi
12 PM: ʻŌhiʻa Mauka to Makai
Kim Rogers, Kauai Invasive Species Committee (KISC)
1 PM: Meet Kauaʻi’s forest birds, the “jewels” of the forest.
Julia Diegmann, Kauaʻi Forest Bird Recovery Project
2 PM: Recent ʻŌhiʻa research recap on Kauai
Dustin Wolkis, NTBG Seed Bank
3 PM: Planting your Ohia: Creating a microclimate at your home
Mike DeMotta, NTBG
Nā Maka Onaona
Ohana Mea ai
Limahuli Garden and Preserve
5-8291 Kuhio Hwy., Hanalei, HI 96714
The Garden is located at the end of Kuhio Highway before Hāʻena State Park.
Parking available onsite.
Riding the North Shore Shuttle is FREE for event attendees. You must call and make a reservation at 888-409-2702. Reservation for the FREE shuttle by phone only. Visit GoHaena.com for the latest shuttle schedule information.