Foster Botanical Garden

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Kapok Tree

It’s easy to get lost among the skyscrapers and traffic of downtown Honolulu. Sometimes you need a place to reset and surround yourself with nature. Right in the middle of all the city madness is the Foster Botanical Garden. It’s a great place to meditate, have a peaceful picnic date, or explore nature for a few hours.

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Entrance to Foster Botanical Garden

Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for Hawaii residents, $1 for children (ages 6-12), and children 5 and under are free. An annual family pass is $25. You can do a self-guided tour with the map provided at the entrance. Be prepared to be amazed by some truly majestic trees. They also provide a checklist that will help you identify the birds you may come across while walking through the Garden.

During the summer, the Garden hosts a weekly, early evening concert series. Check their website for a concert schedule, information about volunteering opportunities, and available classes.

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Talipot Palm
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Breadfruit tree
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Cannonball Tree
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Sausage Tree
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The Conservatory
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Anthurium
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Orchids

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Corpse Plant
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Open Air Butterfly Garden
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Daibutsu

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Enter from Vineyard Boulevard
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Large Parking Lot
  • Foster Botanical Garden: 50 N. Vineyard Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96817
  • Phone: 808-768-7135
  • website
  • Parking: large lot, tons of parking
  • Feels: peaceful and relaxing
  • Open: daily 9am-4pm (closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day)
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