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All reviews manoa falls main trail inspiration point native plants accept donations small waterfall wild cockatoos plant life visitor center a small gift shop jurassic park well worth the trip walking shoes entrance fee forest trees paths
We visited this botanical garden after a hike to the Fall. In hind sight , should make a separate trip , as there is so much to explore here . The trails well maintained and not difficult , the garden divided into different parts and...More
At end of hike to falls. Beautiful knowledge of Island plants n creatures. Great picture spot. Souvenirs n snacks in lil shop. A great place to cool off. Enjoy the breeze. Get water n use restroom before leaving.
Eaceful, quiet end to your hike.
The arboretum started in 1910s as an experiment in what could grow on then heavily eroded barren slopes above Honolulu. They brought in trees from all around the tropics, and many of them have prospered and formed the basis of the collection.
If you’re hiking to Manoa Falls, make a pit stop here. They practically share an entrance. The arboretum has many beautiful trails with lots of different plants to see. You can easily spend many hours here - so many that you could make it a...More
If you're interested in botany, then the Arboretum is worth a visit. There's a bunch of ornamental and agricultural specimens in and around the area, but not all of them are clearly labeled.
Might be worth a look if you're looking for birds too -...More
This is a private garden in the Manoa Valley above the University of Hawaii. Beautiful plants and flowers (and bird life) on well marked trails over 400 acres. Donations are suggested at $5 per person. Parking is available, but do not park here if you...More
We decided to go here at the last minute after seeing Manoa Falls. This place is fantastic. We had a great tour that lasted well over an hour and was delightful. We learned about some of the spices growing there, smelled leaves, (even tasted a...More
After finishing our hike to the Manoa Falls, we saw the entrance to the Arboretum at the bottom of the hike. We decided to go take a look. It is free but they appreciate donations. This place is HUGE!!! Take your time, hike the trails,...More
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We also did not see any animals but could hear the birds. There is extensive ground maintenance going on to clear out overgrowth. There is someone at the bookshop who could probably answer you question. The day we were there... More
We also did not see any animals but could hear the birds. There is extensive ground maintenance going on to clear out overgrowth. There is someone at the bookshop who could probably answer you question. The day we were there there were several hikers all looking none the worse for wear.