National Tropical Botanical Garden invites you to experience a traditional hula show by Kauai's award winning Halau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leinaala every Thursday at the South Shore Visitors Center in Poipu from 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Come see this traditional show highlighting the wahi pane (sacred places) of Kauai along with intriguing stories of our Hawaiian people, their connection to and dependence on plants both wild and cultivated.
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Join National Tropical Botanical Garden on August 25 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 11th annual Moonlight & Music is almost here and we can’t wait to celebrate and support plant conservation with dinner and dancing in McBryde Garden soon!
This year we are getting the party started early with an online-only silent auction. Can’t make it to Moonlight & Music this year? Anyone can bid and win in the online auction to support NTBG from anywhere!
The news that one of the two fungal pathogens known to cause Rapid Ohia Death or ROD is now confirmed to be on Kauai is a serious concern. Ohia (Metrosideros spp.), the most abundant native tree in the state of Hawaii, is a foundation species that is essential to all of our wet and mesic forest ecosystems. As we learn more about this situation, I encourage the public to get informed about how to protect our forests and prevent the spread of this pathogen.
In response to inquiries about Limahuli Garden’s condition following the extremely heavy rainfall and subsequent flooding that has severely impacted a number of Kaua‘i communities, we’d like to share the following:
Join National Tropical Botanical Garden for the Annual Moonlight & Music Fundraiser in the McBryde Garden on Saturday, July 21st, 2018. Kauaʻi`s premier gala event features dinner and dancing under the stars and benefits the critical plant conservation, research and educational efforts of NTBG.