Lyon Arboretum

Lyon Arboretum, located in the lush Mānoa Valley of Honolulu, Hawaii, is a 193.5-acre botanical garden and research facility managed by the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. This diverse arboretum houses over 5,000 plant species, including native Hawaiian flora and exotic tropical plants from around the globe. Visitors can explore its scenic walking trails, waterfalls, and various themed gardens, such as the Ethnobotanical Garden and the Native Hawaiian Garden.

Established in 1918, Lyon Arboretum plays a crucial role in botanical research, conservation, and education. It serves as a living laboratory for scientists and students, focusing on the preservation of Hawaii's unique plant life and restoration of native habitats. The arboretum also offers educational programs, guided tours, and volunteer opportunities, making it a popular destination for both nature enthusiasts and the general public. Its serene environment and rich biodiversity provide a perfect retreat for those seeking to connect with nature.

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