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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
This was such a refreshing lovely place to see plants and flowers one would most likely see at a flower shop but not actually blooming in the wild. The trails are narrow but walkable. It is very tranquil here and you can see a smaller...More
We went on a hike and we so stunned by the vastness of the flowerful beauty. We took so many pictures and never managed to see all of the flora the Lyon Arboretum offers. If you go in a group, you may want to park...More
A wonderful afternoon spent here, walking through the various gardens. Make sure to take your insect repellant and apply it frequently though! The staff at the Lyon Arboretum were knowledgeable, friendly and gave wonderful suggestions based on my interests in native plants. Highly recommend a...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.