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The Root Cause of Happiness

POSTED ON Fri Nov 18, 2022
Plants make us happy, everywhere. It seems that plants help us express our most human emotions and without them, the world would be lifeless in many definitions of the word.
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Hope for Habitat

POSTED ON Tue Nov 22, 2022
For scientists at NTBG, hope for plants means hope for habitat. Find out how cultivating deeper relationships with plants enriches our planet.
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NTBG President Charles R. “Chipper” Wichman Retires

December 31, 2022

Concluding a nearly half-century career with the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG), Charles R. “Chipper” Wichman, the organization’s president and former chief executive officer, is retiring at the end of 2022

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Flora of Samoa Available for Purchase

December 16, 2022

W. Arthur Whistler’s Flora of Somoa: Flowering Plants is now available for purchase.

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Plant Conservation Wins of 2022

November 23, 2022

As we enter the final weeks of 2022, it’s important to take stock of our plant conservation wins. Here’s what we accomplished with your help!

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NTBG President Charles R. “Chipper” Wichman Retires

December 31, 2022

Concluding a nearly half-century career with the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG), Charles R. “Chipper” Wichman, the organization’s president and former chief executive officer, is retiring at the end of 2022

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Plant Conservation Wins of 2022

November 23, 2022

As we enter the final weeks of 2022, it’s important to take stock of our plant conservation wins. Here’s what we accomplished with your help!

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The Root Cause of Happiness

November 22, 2022

People need plants. They are the root cause of our health, habitat, and happiness. More […]

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Flora of Samoa Available for Purchase

December 16, 2022

W. Arthur Whistler’s Flora of Somoa: Flowering Plants is now available for purchase.

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Hope for Habitat

November 21, 2022

For scientists at NTBG, hope for plants means hope for habitat. Find out how cultivating deeper relationships with plants enriches our planet.

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Five Ways to Give on Giving Tuesday

November 18, 2022

Everyone can have an impact on #GivingTuesday! Support NTBG on November 29 by checking out these five ways to give on #GivingTuesday.

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Becoming Plant Passionate

November 7, 2022

At NTBG, we’re plant passionate! Learn how cultivating deeper connections with plants can improve our health, habitat, and happiness.

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Five Ways to Give on Giving Tuesday

November 18, 2022

Everyone can have an impact on #GivingTuesday! Support NTBG on November 29 by checking out these five ways to give on #GivingTuesday.

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How NTBG gardens fight invasive species in Hawaii

February 7, 2022

Nearly 85% of Hawaii’s native landscape is lost to invasive species. Learn how NTBG gardens fight invasive species and save native plants.

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Uala – Hawaiian Sweet Potato

June 8, 2021

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

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Plant Hunters Secure Biodiversity Hotspots

December 18, 2020

Today, NTBG’s plant hunters combine lessons from the past with modern technology to secure biodiversity hotspots in Hawaii and Florida.

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Hope for Habitat

November 21, 2022

For scientists at NTBG, hope for plants means hope for habitat. Find out how cultivating deeper relationships with plants enriches our planet.

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Five Ways to Give on Giving Tuesday

November 18, 2022

Everyone can have an impact on #GivingTuesday! Support NTBG on November 29 by checking out these five ways to give on #GivingTuesday.

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How a Garden Can Save a Stream

July 8, 2022

Restoration efforts in limahuli garden show how a garden can save a stream. Check out the full story on how plants make all life possible.

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Hawaii Education Series

June 10, 2022

Explore our Hawaii Education Series for fun and inspirational videos and activities for classrooms and families across Hawaii.

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Flora of Samoa Available for Purchase

December 16, 2022

W. Arthur Whistler’s Flora of Somoa: Flowering Plants is now available for purchase.

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Tropical Plant Coloring Books

November 21, 2022

Free downloadable tropical plant coloring books. Learn more about tropical plants, Hawaiian culture, and ecosystems while coloring.

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Five Ways to Give on Giving Tuesday

November 18, 2022

Everyone can have an impact on #GivingTuesday! Support NTBG on November 29 by checking out these five ways to give on #GivingTuesday.

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Becoming Plant Passionate

November 7, 2022

At NTBG, we’re plant passionate! Learn how cultivating deeper connections with plants can improve our health, habitat, and happiness.

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Hope for Habitat

November 21, 2022

For scientists at NTBG, hope for plants means hope for habitat. Find out how cultivating deeper relationships with plants enriches our planet.

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Five Ways to Give on Giving Tuesday

November 18, 2022

Everyone can have an impact on #GivingTuesday! Support NTBG on November 29 by checking out these five ways to give on #GivingTuesday.

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Ulu Cheese Casserole Recipe

November 14, 2022

This holiday season, celebrate the tastes of the tropics wherever you are with breadfruit! Here we feature an incredible ulu cheese casserole recipe from chef Nikki Gold, the dish that scored 1st place at our annual Ulu Cook-off on Maui.

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A Global Partnership That Feeds

August 2, 2022

One of the Breadfruit Institute’s most successful partnerships is with the Trees That Feed Foundation. Learn more about our work

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Five Ways to Give on Giving Tuesday

November 18, 2022

Everyone can have an impact on #GivingTuesday! Support NTBG on November 29 by checking out these five ways to give on #GivingTuesday.

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Dr. Sandra Knapp Awarded 2022 David Fairchild Medal for Plant Exploration

April 5, 2022

Kalaheo, Hawaii (April 5, 2022)—The National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) has awarded Dr. Sandra Knapp, […]

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Interview with Dr. Sandra Knapp, recipient of the 2022 David Fairchild Medal for Plant Exploration

March 30, 2022

Ever wondered how a botanist choses a family of plants to focus on? Check our our full interview with Dr. Sandra Knapp, recipient of the 2022 David Fairchild Medal for Plant Exploration.

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Plant Hunters Secure Biodiversity Hotspots

December 18, 2020

Today, NTBG’s plant hunters combine lessons from the past with modern technology to secure biodiversity hotspots in Hawaii and Florida.

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