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We went on a hike and we so stunned by the vastness of the flowerful beauty. We took so many pictures and never managed to see all of the flora the Lyon Arboretum offers. If you go in a group, you may want to park...More
A wonderful afternoon spent here, walking through the various gardens. Make sure to take your insect repellant and apply it frequently though! The staff at the Lyon Arboretum were knowledgeable, friendly and gave wonderful suggestions based on my interests in native plants. Highly recommend a...More
After hiking Manoa Falls, I noticed the signs for the Arboretum and came back to explore the following day. This is a beautiful spot to enjoy lush foliage, panoramic views (if the rains allow), and a waterfall (though smaller than Manoa). I much preferred this...More
This hike is deep in the residential areas past the University of Hawaii. The hike itself is about a mile each way, and at the end is a waterfall. The plant life is really amazing there. Obviously as an Arboretum, there are an exotic array...More
The Lyon Arboretum is right next door to the Manoa Falls trailhead. It has almost 200 acres to explore. We visited a very small portion but what we saw was simply beautiful. Stunning plants, trees and flowering bushes going up the side of the mountain...More
There is a bus from Honolulu down town, which drops you near the Lyon Arboretum ( about a 10 min walk) There is an abundance of tropical trees, flowers and fauna and the place is well taken care of. An umbrella can be useful, showers...More
Was headed for Monoa Falls. Drove all the way to the falls and found this place. It also has a walk to a waterfall, not as big as Monoa, but the flora and fauna were all identified. The big treat was seeing a flock of...More
We also did not see any animals but could hear the birds. There is extensive ground maintenance going on to clear out overgrowth. There is someone at the bookshop who could probably answer you question. The day we were there... More
We also did not see any animals but could hear the birds. There is extensive ground maintenance going on to clear out overgrowth. There is someone at the bookshop who could probably answer you question. The day we were there there were several hikers all looking none the worse for wear.