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2021 Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series!

Lyon Arboretum is excited to be bringing back its Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series! Feed your mind from …

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New Community Classes Schedule – forthcoming!

5/6/21 Thanks to everyone who supported the return of Lyon Arboretum’s Community Classes! Our Spring 2021 Community Classes …

ALL SESSIONS FULL – Kids Camp – Summer 2021

Updates Registration Status: REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. ALL SESSIONS ARE FULL! MAHALO! To receive email updates about future camps …

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Kukui Leaf Newsletter – Winter & Spring 2021

The Kukui Leaf is Lyon Arboretum’s quarterly newsletter, and includes the latest news and events as well as …

National Geographic: Coffee pulp helps Costa Rican forests grow back from deforestation

Lyon Arboretum’s own Rakan Zahawi was interviewed for this National Geographic article about using coffee pulp to aid …

Spring 2021 Virtual Community Classes – REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED! MAHALO!

Announcement 4/22/21 Registration for this set of community classes has closed, thank you! To receive email updates about …

Lyon says a hui hou to Director Dr. Rakan “Zak” Zahawi

Lyon Arboretum is saying a hui hou to our director, Dr. Rakan “Zak” Zahawi as he leaves for …

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February Webinar by Staff on Native Hawaiian Culture, Ethnobotany and Restoration at Lyon Arboretum

Lyon Arboretum is teaming up with Hawaiʻi Historic Foundation (HHF) to offer a special webinar on Wednesday, February …

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New Native Hawaiian Flower Discovered

A new native Hawaiian flower has been discovered, and propagation–facilitated by a paste developed by Lyon Arboretum’s own …

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Hometown Hawaii: Manoa- Lyon Arboretum

Lyon Arboretum Director Rakan Zahawi recently appeared on Living808’s Hometown Hawaii segment on KHON2 news. He spoke about …