Limahuli Garden and Preserve. Contributed photo

The management at Limahuli Garden and Preserve recently announced the property is open after over a year of recovery from the record-breaking flooding in April 2018, according to a recent news release.

“We can not express how much your support has meant in this time of change and revitalization,” garden officials wrote in the release.

Limahuli Garden has initiated an advanced reservation program for those who would like to join the garden tours as a way to effectively manage the number of vehicles and the associated impacts to the garden and surrounding community.

How to Visit the Garden 

  • Reservations are now required for self-guided tours — make a reservation at No reservations required for self-guided tours if you take the North Shore Shuttle (shuttle pass confirmation required at check-in) or if you are a full-time resident (valid Hawai‘i Driver’s License required at check-in).
  • Reservations are still required for all guided tours, make a reservation by calling the Visitor Center at (808) 826-1053 or email the garden at
  • If you are driving to the area, the management recommends parking where you plan to visit, parking is intended for each designated location and is enforced (Limahuli Garden, Ha‘ena State Park, Ha‘ena Beach Park). There is no parking along Kuhio Highway, the $200-plus fine is strictly enforced.

Limahuli Garden and Preserve. Contributed photo

Read the Aloha Pledge and Haena Road Code of Conduct.

“We are hopeful as we step forward towards a future of sustainable tourism, that we all work together to support and honor our communities, places and each other. Mahalo for all of your support and understanding. We look forward to seeing you at the Garden very soon,” garden officials wrote in the release.

Click here for self-guided Limahuli tour reservations.

Click here for Kauai North Shore Shuttle information.