Foster Botanical Garden

Honolulu, Hawaii 96843

Foster Botanical Garden

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"Foster Botanical Gardens, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a living museum dating back to 1853. This 14-acre verdant garden is Hawaii ’s oldest botanical garden and is a pastoral oasis surrounded by the hectic downtown business district of Honolulu.

The gardens include a wide cross section of tropical plant life, including two orchid displays; herb and spice gardens; and palm, ginger, coffee, chocolate, cannonball and banyan trees. There are rare, endangered plants from both Hawaii and all over the world. A guide is available at the gift shop and entrance kiosk."

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"This surprising green oasis is right in the middle of downtown Honolulu. It is the oldest of the five Honolulu Botanical Gardens, each of which protects a different habitat with its own specialized kinds of plants. If you visit them all, you will be surprised at how many widely differing environments exist on this one small island. This one features subtropical and tropical species. It was opened to the public in 1931, but its history goes clear back to 1853. The stupendous size of some of the trees confirms its venerable history." Read more

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Trail Information

Honolulu
Nearby City
1
Distance
Several options
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
1 hour
Duration
Year-round
Season
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Dec 2018