Lyon Arboretum offers classes this Saturday

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Posted: Feb 25, 2009

The Lyon Arboretum announces two classes offered this Saturday, February 28.

History of the Lyon Arboretum: Learn about the history of upper Mānoa Valley, early use of the watershed, the role of the Hawaiʻi Sugar Planters Association, early reforestation efforts, the development of the Mānoa Arboretum, and the transformation into a botanical garden. Ray Baker, Lyon Arboretum‘s resident historian, will fill you in on the fascinating history of this very special place.

Water Gardens 1 by Kevin Mulkern: Learn about all about ponds - pond installation, pond maintenance and renovation from a professional! Kevin Mulkern will be teaching two hands-on pond restoration classes at Lyon Arboretum in Manoa.

Classes run from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Call (808) 988-0461 to register for classes. Cost is
$15 per class.

The Lyon Arboretum is open Monday — Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Arboretum is closed on state and federal holidays. Admission to the gardens is free.

Lyon Arboretum is a 193.5 acre rainforest botanical garden administered by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

Address: 3860 Manoa Road
Honolulu, HI 96822

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