Friends of Honolulu Botanical Gardens

Spring 2017 Tours



Wear sturdy walking shoes. A gentle walk followed by a potluck with the guide. (Bring something to eat or drink and share, if you like.) Meet at Dillingham Fountain, Diamond Head side of park


Saturday, February 25, 8:30 am: Kaena Point Hike with Hike Leader Joyce Spoehr
Come join us on a hike to Kaena Point Natural Area Reserve. The trail (5 miles round trip) follows the old railroad bed and former dirt road around the western part of Oahu. The area is home to native plants and seabirds. It's a great spot to view whales. Be prepared for rain, sun and mud (no flip flops or sneakers). Bring a quart of water and a snack. Starting point: Mokuleia side, at the end of Farrington Highway parking lot, Route 930, one mile past Camp Erdman.


Saturday, April 8, 10:30 am: The Yellin Garden in Pupukea
Dr. and Mrs. Albert Yellin have graciously offered to open their dryland garden of rare succulents and exotics from materials they cultivated at their Santa Barbara, California, residence and collected from around the world.


Sunday, May 7, 9:00 am: Frankie's Nursery in Waimanalo

Frankie will conduct a tour of his famous collection of tropical fruit trees in his orchard. He is known for his grafting skills and is most generous with his time, so we encourage you to ask him any questions you may have about tropical fruit. Wear walking shoes/sneakers, please. Sales of fruit and plants will be available.


TO REGISTER: FHBG members $15, non-members $20. Please call 537-1708 or email
the Friends (friendsgardens@aol.com) with your reservation and payment. Minimum 5
people, maximum 15. Pre-registration is encouraged.


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