Research and Classroom Instruction Requests

We would like to encourage the use of Lyon Arboretum in support of university or college-level research and classroom instruction needs.

If you are interested in utilizing the Arboretum for research, need materials for classroom instruction, or would like to use the Arboretum to practice field survey techniques, please complete the online request form linked below.

*This is only for college-level requests only. K-12 instructors, please visit our K12 Field Trips Page.

**For any research, classroom materials, or site-use for instruction requests, please note that the management team meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month to review all requests. Please send in any request well ahead of your project start date. If your request is urgent, please call or email our director (see below for contact information).**

f you have any questions, please contact Acting Director Don Drake at 808-988-0457 or Mahalo!


For site use, material collection, and other research or instructional support, please complete the online Research Request form.


For guided and self-guided tours of the Arboretum for your class or other university group, please visit our University Visit page.