Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden

The Hoʻomaluhia Botanical Garden (approximately 400 acres) is a botanical garden located at 45–680 Luluku Road, Kāne’ohe, Honolulu, Hawaii. It is part of the Honolulu Botanical Gardens, and is open daily, without charge, except for Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. The garden was established in 1982 and designed and built by the United States Army Corps of Engineers for flood protection. It is a rainforest garden, with plantings from major tropical regions around the world, grouped into distinct collections that focus on Africa, Hawaii, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Melanesia, the Philippines, Polynesia, and the tropical New World. Special emphasis is placed on conserving plants native to Hawaii and Polynesia, as well as Arecaceae, aroids, and heliconias. The garden includes a lake (32 acres) and walking trails, as well as a day-use area, campgrounds, and a visitor center with a lecture room, exhibition hall, workshop, and botanical library.

Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden is a popular and vibrant paradise that shows off impressive plantings from tropical regions all across the world. Amongst its 400 acres of space, you can see impressive diversity and enjoy peace and tranquility away from the big city. Nature lovers will get the most out of this garden, but just about anyone can enjoy a visit here. Whether you’re looking for a place to relax or want to embark on a satisfying stroll, this garden is the perfect spot. Most people spend about 2 or 3 hours here, but you can always stay longer if you like. A1 Bed Bug Exterminator Honolulu

Amongst the most popular aspects of Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden are the hiking trails. You can trek through the vibrant brush with Greenlands and lush tropical trees all with a backdrop of a towering green mountain. Most of the trails are easy and accessible as well, so just about everyone can enjoy them. If you want to do some fishing during your visit, head to Hoomaluhia Lake where you can cast out and relax while catching plenty of fish in this populous body of water. The garden even has bamboo poles you can borrow, but there is a limited amount, and they’re distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.


Restaurants and Pubs


  • Liko’s Tap & Table is located at 377 Keahole St Suite C2, Honolulu, HI
  • The Original Roy’s in Hawaii Kai is located at 6600 Kalanianaʻole Hwy Suite 110, Honolulu, HI
  • Kelley O’Neil’s is located at 311 Lewers St, Honolulu, HI
  • Kailua Tavern is located at 115 Oneawa St, Kailua, HI


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