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Roots & Shoots Fun Run

The Kauai Marathon and National Tropical Botanical Garden are excited to be partnering again on the Fourth Annual Roots ‘n Shoots Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 8:00am. This garden 5k is a fundraising event held on the lush tropical grounds of McBryde and Allerton Gardens.

KCC Earth Matters lecture series

The National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) and Kauai Community College (KCC) partnership continues on Tuesday, February 13 at 5:30 p.m. with the second in the Earth Matters Public Lecture Series at the KCC Campus Center Cafeteria.

Join NTBG's Seed Bank Manager Dustin Wolkis as he discusses how Kauai is preparing to combat the spread of Rapid Ohia Death (ROD). ROD is a disease caused by newly identified fungal pathogens currently decimating large areas of ohia lehua (Metrosideros spp.) forest on Hawaii island.

Breadfruit Institute Spring Progress Report Released

You're invited to read the Breadfruit Institute Spring 2017 Progress Report (January – March 2017) on BFI’s Global Hunger Initiative, the breadfruit collection, public outreach, partners, and media events.

As of May 23, 107,342 breadfruit trees have been distributed to 44 countries since the launch of the Global Hunger Initiative.

Download the report

Earth Matters Public Lecture

The Earth Matters public lecture series continues on Tuesday, March 13 at 5:30 p.m. as NTBG's GIS (Geographic Information System) Technician Ben Nyberg and TNC Hawai'i Natural Resource Manager Lucas Behnke discuss how drones are increasingly and effectively being used for conservation on Kaua'i and elsewhere to find rare plants, map vegetation, monitor fencelines, and assist in ungulate control.

March Kampong Lecture

On Thursday, March 15th at 6:30 pm, Everglades Region Biologist, Dennis J. Giardina from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will speak about The Restoration of Rare and Extirpated Orchids in the Everglades and Big Cypress Ecoregion. 

February Lecture series at The Kampong

Come and join us for the February Lecture series at The Kampong!
On Thursday, February 15th at 6:30 pm, the founder of Ninety Plus Coffee Joseph Brodsky and Krisi Keranova will serve coffee, speak about sustainability through coffee and show 30 minutes of film from their farms! Additionally, photographer Travis Horn of Thorn Images, will be showcasing his images of Ninety Plus Coffee’s work over the years.

Special Allerton Valentines Day Tour

Breathe in the beautiful sunset and tropical breezes at Allerton Garden and enjoy an oceanfront dinner at the Allerton estate house. This exclusive Valentines Tour will take you through the enchanting garden rooms featuring dreamy garden statues and water features as well as the estate house where the Allertons lived.

Once a favorite destination of the rich and famous as well as the location of Queen Emma’s private cottage overlooking the Lawai Kai Bay. The Allerton Gardens and estate house are the perfect location for a romantic dinner and a must see attraction!


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