Agricultural-Related Attractions

Posted on Feb 6, 2013 in Ag Resources

Come visit our islands and enjoy the many activities and attractions showcasing Hawaii’s unique agricultural paradise!

Visit Hawaii’s Botanical and Other Public Gardens

OAHU

  • DOLE CANNERY SQUARE (9am – 5pm) FREE
    Multi-media show depicts story of James Dole and his famouspineapple cannery. Gift shops, Foodcourt; 650 Iwilei Road,Honolulu, 96817; (808) 523-DOLE.
  • DOLE PLANTATION (9am – 5:30pm) FREE
    Home of Hawaii’s freshest pineapples. Pineapple variety garden.Horse rides. Gifts/souvenirs. Snack Shop; 64-1550 KamehamehaHighway, Wahiawa, 96786; (808) 621-8408.
  • HAWAII’S PLANTATION VILLAGE (8:30am – 4pm)
    Waipahu Cultural Garden Park. Develop and conduct educationaltours; Collect, preserve and interpret artifacts; Operate,maintain restored, replicated structures; 94-695 Waipahu Street,Waipahu, 96797; (808) 566-0110.
  • HONOLULU BOTANICAL GARDENS (Daily 9am – 4pm)
    The largest collection of tropical plants in the United Statescan be found at the Foster, Wahiawa,Koko Crater, Ho’omaluhia, andLiliuoka’lani Botanical Gardens; 50 North Vineyard Boulevard,Honolulu, 96817; (808) 522-7060.
  • SENATOR FONG’S PLANTATION & GARDEN, INC. (10am-4pm)
    Activity Center, garden tours, lei-making, jeeps, hiking,horseback rides, paintball games, archery,fishing, giftshop,snackshop; 47-285 Pulama Road, Kaneohe, 96744; (808) 239-6775.
  • WAIMEA VALLEY, HOME OF WAIMEA FALLS PARK (10am – 5:30pm)
    Hawaiian hula, Hawaiian games and crafts, cliff diving, botanicalgardens, restaurants, shopping. Free transportation from Waikiki;59-864 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa, 96712; park: (808) 638-8511,sales: (800) 767-8046.

HAWAII – BIG ISLAND

  • AKATSUKA ORCHID GARDENS (8:30am – 5pm) FREE
    View our orchid gardens. We ship orchid plants and cut flowers tothe mainland. Gifts on a floral theme; South on Highway 11, Firstleft past 22 mile marker, Volcano, 96785; (808) 967-8234.
  • HAWAII TROPICAL BOTANICAL GARDEN (8:30am – 4:30pm
    Spectacular tropical rainforest and flower jungle on Onomea Bay.Nature lover’s and photographer’s paradise; RR 143-A Papaikou,96781; (808) 964-5233.
  • HAWAIIAN MACADAMIA PLANTATION, INC. (9am – 6pm) FREE
    Walk in self guided tour of process viewing and also freesamples; P.O. Box 707, Lower Lehua Street, Honokaa; (808)775-7201, (800) 444-6887.
  • MAUNA LOA MACADAMIA NUT COMPANY (8:30am – 5pm) FREE
    Tour macadamia nut factory and orchards. Enjoy free samples invisitor center; HC01, Box3,Hilo; (808) 966-9301.
  • MAUNA LOA ORCHIDS/FLOWERS OF HAWAII FREE
    In beautiful rural old style setting since 1946; Growers oforchids and exotics. Lei makers. 530 Ainaola Drive (in rear),Hilo 96720; (808) 959-5858; (800) 356-7244.
  • MAUNA LOA ROYAL KONA COFFEE MILL & MUSEUM (9am – 5pm) FREE
    Displays and memorabilia of coffee industry. Free samples offreshly roasted pure Kona coffee; 160 Napoopoo Road, CaptainCook, 96704; (808) 328-2511.
  • PARKER RANCH VISITOR’S CENTER
    Museum of family history, video presentation of ranch operations.Also two historical homes; Parker Ranch Shopping Center, Kamuela,96843; (808) 885-7655.
  • WAKEFIELD GARDENS (11am – 3pm) FREE
    Free self-guided orchard tour, “Where the Aloha Spirit stillprevails”, #1 Rodeo Road, Highway 160, Honaunau, South Kona.(808) 328-9930 or (808) 328-2200.
 

KAUAI

  • KAUAI FRUIT & FLOWER COMPANY (M-Sa 8am – 4:30pm) FREE
    Kauai’s only pineapple garden, with 21 varieties from around theworld, no charge for viewing. 3252 Kuhio Highway, Lihue, 96766,(808) 245-1814.

MAUI

                ALEXANDER & BALDWIN SUGAR MUSEUM (9:30am – 4:30pm)

Award-winning exhibits of history and heritage of sugar industryand multi-cultural plantation life; 3957 Hansen Road, Puunene,96884; (808) 871-8058.
  • ENCHANTING FLORAL GARDEN OF KULA, MAUI (9am – 5pm)
    Stroll through 500 colorful flowers and tropical plants on thebeautiful slopes of mount Haleakala; RR1, Box 696, Kula 96790;(808) 878-2531.
  • KAIA RANCH TROPICAL BOTANICAL GARDENS (9am – 5pm)
    Beautiful 10 acres of natural native Hawaiian and exoticplantings. Self-guided walking tour:picnic areas: Ulaino Road,P.O. Box 4040, Hana, 96813; (808) 248-7725.
  • MAUI TROPICAL PLANTATION (9am – 5pm)
    Narrated tram tour, theme parties, special events, restaurant and Marketplace available; 1670 Honoapiilani Highway, Wailuku, 96793;(808) 244-7643, (800) 451-6805.
  • TROPICAL GARDENS OF MAUI
    Experience the tropics in our lush 5 acre garden tour; Iao VallyRoad; (808) 244-3085.