Wahiawa Botanical Garden

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About Wahiawa Botanical Garden

Description


A 27-acre botanical garden located in central Oahu. The Wahiawa Botanical Garden is home to tropical flora with an emphasis on native Hawaiian plants.

History


The land that makes up the botanical garden was leased from the State of Hawaii by the Hawaii Sugar Planters Association as a site for experimental tree planting.

Facts & Trivia

  • Island: Oahu
  • Amenities: Paved pathways that circle the grounds of the garden, and a visitors center.
  • Insider Tip: Wear good walking shoes, some pathways can be very slippery.
  • Fun Fact: Many of the larger trees in the garden date back to the period when the Hawaii Sugar Planters association leased out the land for experimental tree planting.
  • What to Expect: An informational visitors center and paved pathways throughout the garden. There are many species of plants within the garden, and many of the collections have an emphasis on native Hawaiian flora.