Lyon Arboretum on Hawai’i Public Radio

Lyon Arboretum on Hawai’i Public Radio

Hawai‘i is home to over 12,000 native plant species, with 90% found nowhere else in the world. Hundreds of these plants are endangered and teeter on the brink of extinction. HPR’s Molly Solomon reports on a science lab at the center of a conservation effort that’s working to save some of Hawai’i’s rarest native plants.

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Screen Shot 2014-05-09 at 10.38.32 PMThe Lyon Arboretum will be hosting a benefit, “Lyon in Summer”, on Saturday, July 13 at 4:30 pm. All proceeds will go towards Lyon Arboretum programs and research, like the micropropagation lab.

For more information, call 988-0464 or email

Original article viewable at Hawai‘i Public Radio.
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