Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, Captain Cook

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  • It is a lovely place and a tribute to the positive influence of the Greenwell family on the Big Island.The reason for its closure is uncertain and no announcement has been made for a reopening.  more »
  • THEY HAD TO CLOSE IT DOWN for now. Various reasons but the building is still there and you can view some of the grounds. There is a farmers market on Sunday and Fridays with lots of parking. Come by, ...  more »
  • There is no word on when it will re open, it is a tragic loss to the island - shut indefinitely. I hope that the locals - many of whom are wealthy Americans from the mainland who have retired here or ...  more »
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  • It was quiet and really beautiful. Very relaxing on the self-guided tour
  • What a beautiful and serene experience! Walk through a lush collection of Hawaii's native plants and trees! Learn about the historical uses of these plants as you climb to the top of the forest scenery. Great and friendly staff! Mahalo!
  • We took the 1pm tour and got a very good overview of a large variety of indigenous plants and their uses. Certainly recommended for botanical enthusiasts.
  • Went on the guided tour conducted by an volunteer amateur botanist. It was a fun way to spent a hour to understand the culture of Hawaii. Beware of the Mosquitos. BRING INSECT REPELLENT OR WEAR LONG PANTS/ENCLOSED SHOES.

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