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Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden
Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden supports Hawaiian cultural traditions of land use and plants and conserves the plant resources of traditional Hawaiian cultural activities.

Mahalo to Rick Bramm- Edmonton, Canada

The focus of this 15-acre botanical garden is Hawaiian ethnobotany, the study of Hawaiian people and their plants. The garden is named for kama??ina botanist Amy Greenwell.

Mahalo to Rick Bramm- Edmonton, Canada

Mahalo to Susan Bramm- Edmonton, Canada

At the Garden, you will see over 200 species of plants that grew in the traditional farms and native forests of Kona before Captain Cook arrived in the late 18th century. There are endemic, indigenous, and Polynesian introduced plants. These include the most important plants in Hawaiian culture, such as taro and kukui, and scores of rare and endangered native species such as the beautiful koki?o.

Mahalo to Rick Bramm- Edmonton, Canada


The Garden is in Captain Cook, 12 miles south of Kailua-Kona on Highway 11. Coming from the north, look for mile marker 110 and turn left into the next driveway.

Coming from the south, look for the Manago Hotel. The driveway to the Garden is about 200 yards north of the hotel, on the right side.

Self-guided Garden visits:
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Now open Saturdays 8:30-5:00 for self guided visitors and plant sales.

Suggested donation $4.00 for adults

Guided tours:
Wednesdays and Fridays, 1:00 p.m. - $5 per person.
On the second Saturday of each month, 10:00 a.m. - Free.

Group tours and School tours available.
Call for reservations. $5 per person.

Contact Information:
808-323-2394 (fax)

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