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Plant a Tree of Life — Grow ‘Ulu

The site for your breadfruit should be sunny and have space for a tree, that with careful pruning, you can keep to about 15-20 feet tall and 15-20 feet wide. Make sure buildings, other trees or electric wires are not in the way of the future tree canopy.

After picking the spot, remove all the grass […]

By |September 14th, 2015|0 Comments

Ho‘oulu ka ‘Ulu o Hawai‘i Nei

By Léo Azambuja

A food crop that once played a major role in providing food security for hundreds of thousands of native Hawaiians could be the key to unlock sustainability for millions of people living in some of the most hunger-ridden areas in the world.

“People are starting to really recognize our food systems don’t work, and […]

By |September 1st, 2015|0 Comments

Holiday Craft Fair at NTBG South Shore Visitor Center

NTBG presents its 9th Annual Holiday Craft Fair at its South Shore Visitors Center across from Spouting Horn.

On Sunday, Dec. 2, from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. there will be crafts and products galore, perfect for gift giving to your family, friends, or yourself! Live music, keiki fun (including ‘Adopt a Christmas Critter’), and refreshments will add […]

By |December 1st, 2012|0 Comments

Weekend Round Up: Moonlight and Music in the Garden Sat. Aug 25

Moonlight and Music in the Garden

Saturday, August 25


The National Tropical Botanical Garden presents its 5th Annual fundraising event entitled “Moonlight and Music in the Garden,” to be held Saturday, August 25 at the McBryde Garden located on Kauai’s south shore.  The event is from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and entertainment is provided by “The […]

By |August 24th, 2012|0 Comments

NTBG Program Youth Wins International Award

A Kaua‘i youth participating in an education program at the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) has taken the top award in a prestigious international competition. Kealaokekai Rapozo and 10 other students in NTBG’s Kōkua ‘Āina Youth Initiative (KAYI) program crafted and entered “Olympic lei”, competing against hundreds of 11-19 year old students from other countries. […]

By |July 21st, 2012|0 Comments

Mother’s Day Open House at NTBG

Once again, the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) is offering a free Mother’s Day Open House in the Allerton Garden on Sunday, May 13. This family event provides a special opportunity for Kaua‘i residents to explore a garden that National Geographic Traveler magazine named as one of “50 Places of a Lifetime.”

All of Kaua‘i is […]

By |May 9th, 2012|0 Comments