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Statewide Native Plant Sale in Celebration of Arbor Day, Nov. 3

October 31, 2017, 1:27 PM HST
* Updated October 31, 1:31 PM
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In celebration of Arbor Day in Hawaiʻi on Nov. 3, the Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife will host multiple plant sales and giveaways across the state.

Statewide Arbor Day plant sale hosted by DOFAW. PC: DLNR

DOFAW plant nurseries on Kauaʻi, Oʻahu, Maui, and Hawaiʻi island will offer a variety of native plants to encourage their use in home gardening and landscaping.

For details regarding each specific plant sale or giveaway, see below:

Kamuela State Tree Nursery – 66-1220a Lalamilo Road, Kamuela
Friday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Plant pot sizes: Small dibbles – 2 gallon pots
Prices: $1-$11
Example selection of plants: Native, windbreak, timber, and landscape plants
Cash only
Contact number: 808-887-6061

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Hilo Baseyard Nursery – 19 E Kawili Street, Hilo
Friday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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Cash only
Contact number: 808-430-9096

Kauaʻi Baseyard Nursery – 4398 Pua Loke Street, Līhuʻe
Friday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Parking information: Parking lot behind the Department of Agriculture
Example selection of plants: ‘iIima, maile, ʻōhiʻa lehua, wiliwili, ‘akia, naupaka, pohinahina, ‘ūlei, māmaki, kokiʻo keʻo keʻo, and loulu. Two rare native hibiscus species will also be sold: kokiʻo ‘ula (Hibiscus kokiʻo saintjohnianus) and kokiʻo ‘ulaʻula (Hibiscus clayi). Puakenikeni trees will be given away for free.
Cash only
Contact number: 808-212-4495

Statewide Arbor Day plant sale. PC: DLNR

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Oʻahu Baseyard Nursery – 2135 Makiki Heights Drive, Honolulu
Friday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Parking instructions: People are advised to park along the lower roadway and parking area.
Plant pot sizes: 4” – 3 gallon pots
Prices: $4 – $100
Example selection of plants: koki‘o ke‘oke‘o (white hibiscus), maile, pāpala kēpau (Australasian catchbird tree), red ʻōhiʻa lehua, ʻaʻaliʻi, native grasses and sedges, pia, and noni
Cash or checks, no credit cards
Contact number: 808-973-9778

Maui Baseyard Nursery – 685 Old Haleakala Highway, Kahului
Friday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Plant pot sizes: Small dibbles – 5 gallon pots
Prices: FREE (maximum 5 seedlings per person; any combination of species goes towards 5 count)
Example selection of plants: ʻakia, maile, ʻaʻaliʻi, milo, kou, naupaka, maiapilo
Contact number: 808-873-3980

DOFAW’s Arbor Day partners will also have plant sales and giveaways across the state; for more information click here.

The DOFAW encourages the community to take the opportunity to select from a wide selection of native plants at a reasonable cost, while supporting the work DOFAW does in conserving Hawaiʻi’s native forests and unique species, some of which are found nowhere else on earth.

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