Lyon Arboretum on Hawai’i Public Radio

Published on April 30, 2014 under Lyon News
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.