Botanical Gardens
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Clouds Rest Protea 1-800-332-8233
Over 1500 varieties of Protea.
Enchanting Floral Gardens of Kula (808) 878-2531
8 Acres on the slopes of Haleakala, Featuring over 1,000 species of tropical plants and fragrant flowers from around the world. Have a memorable wedding, garden party or picnic in one of our romantic gazebos. self guided tour $4.00 Children $2.50
Hwy 37 in Kula (across from the 10 mile marker).
Helani Gardens 1-800-385-5241
One mile west of Hana. This wonderful lush and exotic 60 acres is the lifetime work of Howard Cooper. With Tropical flowers, stands of trees and winding Jeep Trails! Open daily 10:00 to 4:00.
P.O. Box 571 Hana
Kahanu Gardens (808) 248-8912
This is a little known spot near Hana. A branch of the National Tropical Botanical Garden. This area offers self guided tours through the grounds, with stands of breadfruit trees, coconut palms, pandanus or 'Hala' groves. (the dried leaves are woven into hats, purses, mats, rugs, etc. called Lauhala), as well as many other tropical plants from much of the world. This is also the site of Hawaii's largest and best preserved heiau the Piilanai Heiau. See also, 'Things to see,' - 'Historical,' for more information.
Turn left off the Hana Hwy. onto Ulaino Rd. just past mile marker 31 follow approx. 1 miles, the gate is on the right. Call for hours.

The National Tropical Botanical Garden is a nonprofit corporation, funded by donations. Its primary mission is the conservation of endangered tropical plants. Conservation, research and education programs are carried out at NTBG's five gardens and three preserves, and in the field.

Keanae Arboritum
Always open and there is no charge. A great rest stop on the road to Hana, with paths leading through well marked and labeled native and introduced exotic plants; Heliconia Ginger and large bamboo stands. The Polynesian section features Hawaiian food plants, "canoe plants," Those plants most important to the Voyaging Hawaiians in their new home. Very educational.
Approx. 15 miles west of Hana, Watch for signs and parking.
Kula Botanical Gardens (808) 878-1715
Five acres, with a variety of plants and trees and the now rare Koa tree, once used in the traditional making of Hawaiian canoes. Admission is $4.00, Children $1.00. Open daily 9:00 - 4:00
377 Kekaulike Ave. Upper Kula Rd.
Maui Zoological and Botanical Gardens
The animal display area is closed, however the Playground and Gardens are open to the public, Free. This is a beautiful spot for a picnic.
Paniwai Park
In the Lush Iao valley is this interesting garden. The formal gardens represent the style of garden as well the flowers and plants from many nations. Used frequently for wedding ceremonies.
Rt. 32, Leading into Iao Valley
Sunrise Protea Farm (808) 876-0200
Located in Kula, there is no no charge looking at the flowers, this is a small but interesting area, located right next to their flower stand, easy access. Picnic tables.
416 A Haleakala Crater Rd.
Tropical Gardens of Maui (808) 244-3085
4 acre botanical garden. Certified orchids, exotic plant export nursery. Wedding locations with a Victorian Gazebo.
200 Iao Valley Road, Wailuku