University Instruction

Faculty from the University of Hawaii at Manoa:
As a unit of the University of Hawaii at Mānoa, Lyon Arboretum welcomes & encourages UHM Faculty and Instructors to take advantage of the many resources our grounds & collections provide. The Arboretum is an excellent resource tool for hands on learning. Below are a few of the UHM Colleges, Departments and Classes that have incorporated a trip to Lyon Arboretum into their courses:

School of Architecture, College of Education, Hawai`inuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, John Burns School of Medicine, Zoology, Botany, Ecology, Ethnobotany, Biology, Geology, Outreach College, Geography, Entomology, TIM, TPSS, College of Social Sciences, CTAHR, UHM Academy for Creative Media, Museum Studies, Anthropology.

Faculty from Other University of Hawaii Campuses:
We also welcome faculty from other University of Hawaii campuses to explore how the Arboretum can be of use to your students.

Contact Us:
For more information on utilizing Lyon Arboretum for your University Course, please contact our Education Department at (808) 988-0461 or email us at

When contacting us about a class visit, please include information on the course title and number, anticipated number of students and potential time of your class visit. We also welcome inquiries and visits by instructors who want to know more about our gardens and what we have to offer.