Category Archives: Garden Improvements

Garden Improvements

Although we lost the Garden’s Visionary Founder,  Dan Lutkenhouse in 2007, his work ethic and high standards continue to be upheld.  Led by Co-founder and wife Pauline Lutkenhouse, efforts to maintain and improve all facets of the Garden continue apace. … Continue reading

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The Garden Goes Solar

Paul Lucas and Garden Co-Founder Pauline Lutkenhouse after the installation of our solar power system. The Garden is pleased to announce that we have recently installed a photovoltaic system for our Visitor’s Center. Our 60 solar panels will generate about … Continue reading

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Garden Improvements – The Welcome Pond

  Water Lilies thriving in the Welcome Pond The Garden is always growing and improving! Behind the Garden Entrance Gate was an area densely packed with various trees and impressive rock formations surrounding a natural blue-rock pond. In order to … Continue reading

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Anthurium Corner

A beautiful new addition to the Garden is Anthurium Corner. This area was made possible in part by our newest Benefactor, Marian Kobayashi who, as a tribute to her late parents, (Anthurium farmers for many years on the Big Island) … Continue reading

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Garden Improvements – The Founders’ Birdhouse

The Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve has been enjoyed by local people and visitors alike for over thirty years. To date, over three million visitors have roamed the winding garden paths of our beautiful Onomea Valley and the … Continue reading

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