Kalāheo, Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i, USA (January 15, 2019) — Dr. Michael S. Dosmann, Keeper of the Living Collections at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, has been named the 2019 recipient of the David Fairchild Medal for Plant Exploration. In an announcement from its headquarters in Hawai‘i, the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) recognized Dosmann for his outstanding contributions to botanical exploration and horticulture.
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Join National Tropical Botanical Garden on October 20th for a free movie night at the South Shore Visitors Center featuring Disney Pixar's Coco. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. and the movie will begin just after sunset.
This family-friendly event features a free movie, food trucks and entertainment for all ages.
National Tropical Botanical Garden is a non profit organization and network of botanical gardens, research centers, and preserves dedicated to plant conservation, research and education. Donations awill be accepted.
The Hawai‘i-based National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) is now accepting applications for its Environmental Journalism (EJ) Program which is designed for professional journalists (staff or freelance) working in broadcast, print, and online media. The immersive five-day program provides a background in tropical botany, ecology, and conservation, and is designed to enhance well-informed, accurate reporting on environmental issues with a focus on tropical and island systems.
Check in at 5:30 p.m. at NTBG's South Shore Visitors Center (across from Spouting Horn in Poipu).
Join us for an after-hours tour of exploration and discovery in Allerton and/or McBryde Gardens. Guided by the moonlight, each tour is unique and based on the season and weather. Experience the Garden as it comes alive at Mother Nature's most mysterious time -- twilight. Tour size is limited to 20. This 2 ½ hour long tour involves about two hours of walking on light trails. Appropriate attire and closed footwear (no open slip-ons or heels) required. Flashlight provided.
You're invited to the 15th annual NTBG Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, December 8 at the South Shore Visitors Center. Please join us for a day of holiday shopping and entertainment featuring NTBG plants and Kauai-made products, jewelry, clothing and more! Enjoy discounts in the NTBG Gift Shop, live music, and food from local food trucks.
Admission is free. Donations appreciated. Kauai's best food trucks and entertainment all day including:
Do you have Lanai Envy? National Tropical Botanical Garden has a Cure!
The annual Fall plant sale in on Saturday, September 22, 2018. NTBG Horticulture Manager, Erick Lux, has put together a pallet of plants to help you get that "lanai look" you've been longing for! Find the perfect plants for pots, planters, fad gadgets and life on the lanai. Member sale starts at 9:00 a.m. Admission for the general public starts at 10:00 a.m.
The NTBG has partnered with Holo Holo Charters to offer a combined Garden and Sailing adventure tour.
Join Holo Holo Charters and the National Tropical Botanical Gardens on this truly one-of-a-kind Native Hawaiian cultural experience you will never forget. Fill the void for an authentic traditional Hawaiian activity as we take you off-the-beaten path for a unique land and sea exploration.
National Tropical Botanical Garden is excited to feature Lilo & Stitch at this summer’s first ‘Movie Night at the Gardens’ on Saturday, June 9th 2018. In this Disney animated film a Hawaiian girl adopts an unusual pet who is actually a notorious extra-terrestrial fugitive bent on wreaking havoc across her island.
Starting this Thursday, May 10th National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) will have free weekly hula shows every Thursday from 2–2:45 PM at the NTBG South Shore Visitors Center located at 4425 Lāwa‘i Road across the street from Spouting Horn.
Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leinā’ala will preform a traditional Hula show highlighting the wahi pane, sacred places, of Kaua’i along with intriguing stories of the Hawaiian people and their connections with the gardens. Dancers will be accompanied by live Hawaiian music.
You're invited to the NTBG Cinco de Mayo Fiesta on Saturday, May 5, 2018! Join us for a spring plant sale and craft fair featuring $5 plants, beers, margaritas and admission to McBryde Garden! NTBG members get early access to the plant sale at 8:00 a.m., general sales and activities begin at 9:00 a.m. Parking and admission to the plant sale and craft fair fiesta are free.