LYON ARBORETUM by AJ Kikumoto

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									              LYON ARBORETUM
              Safety Guidelines                                                                                E KOMO MAI • WELCOME
• All visitors must sign in at the Visitors’ Center.
• Wear appropriate footwear with good traction.
Trails may be narrow, slippery, and uneven.
                                                                       TRAIL GUIDE    The Lyon Arboretum will be the destination for all those seeking an intimate
                                                                                      understanding and appreciation of tropical systems; knowledge of the traditional uses
                                                                                      of the land; and a celebration of the intersection of biological and cultural diversity.
• Insect repellant is recommended.
• Avoid entering streams or ponds, especially if                                                                                            Lyon Arboretum Lower Grounds
you have open cuts or wounds. Leptospirosis and                                                                                                           Main Trail Wide cobblestone, gravel, and/or grass path
other harmful bacteria may be present in the
water or soil.                                                                                              MAUKA                                         Garden Trails Well-marked garden path
                                                                                                      Towards the mountains                               Forest Trails Less maintained, narrower trails.
• Do not drink stream water, or eat plants or plant                                                                                                       ADA Trail Americans with Disabilities Act compliant trail
parts.
• Beware of falling branches, especially in windy
                                                                                                                                                                                  Points of Interest
weather. Please exercise caution throughout your                                                                                                                                  1    Children’s Garden
visit.
                                                                                                                                                                                  2    Young Memorial Garden
                                                                                                                                                                                       (Gazebo & Lily Pond)
Prohibited Activities
• Removal of plants or plant parts is prohibited.                                                                                                6                                3    Herb & Spice Garden

• Parking is for Arboretum visitors and guests only.                                                                                                                              4    Scenic Overlook &
No parking for Mānoa Falls Trails.                                                   To Inspiration
                                                                                     Point
                                                                                                                                                                                       Native Hawaiian Plant Garden




                                                                                                                   Main Trail
• Destruction, disturbance, or pollution of the                                                                                                                                    5   Great Lawn
watershed is prohibited.
                                                                                                                                                                                  6    Hawaiian Ethnobotanical Garden
• Introduction of outside plants, terrestrial or
aquatic animals, insects, or birds is prohibited.                                                                                                                                 7     Rain Shelter
                                                                                         7                                      5
• Pets are prohibited.                                                                       8                                                                                    8    Sukhothai-Style Walking Buddha
                                                                                                                                                                                       Statue

The Mission of the Lyon Arboretum: To increase
                                                                                                                                                            4                     VISITOR CENTER
the appreciation of the unique ora of Hawai`i and the                                                                                                                             & GIFT SHOP
tropics, by conserving, curating, and studying plants
and their habitats; providing inclusive educational                                                                                            GREENHOUSE
opportunities; encouraging use by the broader
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community; and supporting the educational, scienti c,                                                                  * *
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and service activities of the University of Hawai`i.
                                                                                           Buildings & Facilities             F
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Hours:                                                                                     A Education                                     D
Monday through Friday 8am-4pm                                                                                                                                                                                MĀNOA FALLS




                                                                     LYON
                                                                                          AA Marilyn Goss Children’s Learning Center                  C                                                      TRAILHEAD
Saturday 9am-3pm                                                                           B O ces                                                              B
Closed Sundays, State and Federal Holidays                                                                                                        *                     AA   A
                                                                                          C O ces
                                                                                            D Tissue Culture & Seed Labs                                            1
       Harold L. Lyon Arboretum,
       University of Hawai`i at Mānoa                                                       E O ces                                     MAKAI                                                              ENTRANCE
                                                                                                                                     Towards the sea
                                                                                            F Resident Manager
3860 Mānoa Road • Honolulu, Hawai`i 96822

                                                                     ARBORETUM
                                                                                           G O ces
Phone: (808) 988-0456 • Fax: (808) 988-0462                                                  Additional Greenhouses
                                                                                             *                                      Trailheads            Restrooms          Parking          Handicap Parking
www.hawaii.edu/lyonarboretum
                         Updated July 2008 • Design by Tina Fuller
                                                        Lyon ArboretumTrail Map

                                                                                                                                                                Points of Interest
                                                  8G                 8F
                                                                                                                                Mauka                            1 Lower Lawns
                                                                                                                      Towards the mountains
                                                              Eighth Valley                                                                                     2 Overlook & Native Hawaiian
                                                                                                                                Makai                                Plant Garden
                                                                                                                           Towards the sea                           Plants native to Hawaii.
                          15                                                 8E
                                                                                                                                                                 3 Hawaiian Ethnobotanical
      Sixth Valley                                   7C
                                                                     8D                      Ninth Valley                                                            Garden
      Paci c Palms                                                                                                                                                   Plants traditionally used in Hawaiian culture.
                                            Seventh Valley
                                                                                                                      9A
                                                                                                                                                                 4 The Great Lawn
                               6D                         7B
                                                                 13                                                                                              5 Rain Shelter & Sukhothai
                                           6C
                                                                          7A                                                                                            Walking Buddha
                                                                                       8C                                             10D                               A peaceful relief from rainshowers
                                                    6B
                                                                   6E
                                                                                  6F                                        Tenth Valley                         6 Make sure to walk through the
                                                                                                                                                                   Fern Valley
                                    5B
                          14                                                                                     10C
                                                                                                                                                                        Bromeliad Garden!
     Fifth Valley                                                  6A                        8B
     Asian Palms
                                                        12      5A                         8A                                                                    7 Inspiration Point
                                                                                                                                                                        A gorgeous overlook of Mānoa Valley
3R                                                                        4F
                                                                                  4G
                                                                                                                                                                 8 Royal Palms
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                      Fourth Valley                                                                                                                                     The Arboretum has one of the largest palm
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                      African Palms                                                                                                                                     collections in the world.
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                                      3P                                                                                                                        10 Hawaiian Section
                                                         4H                  3J                                                                                         Plants native to Hawaii. Look for the 2E
                                                                                                                                                                        marker for the path.
                      Third Valley            3C
                    Native Forest Restoration                                                                               6H
                                                                                                 3G            11                                               11 Economic Section
                3Q                                                                                                                                                      Plants with economic importance, such as
                                                                                                 3F            3H                                                       guava, star fruit, and durian. Look for the
                                                                                                                           6G                                           “Economic Section” sign
                                                   3B                                  3D
                                                                                                      3K        3L               3O                                                   Station
                                                                                                                                                                12 Seismograph no longer in use. Currently
                                                                                                                                                                   A historic station
                                                                     3E                                                                                                 haunted.
                                           2C     3A                                   10                                                 3N
                          2B
                                                                                                                                                                13 Water Tank
                                                                                           2D

                                    2A           Second Valley                                                                                                  14 Palm Section
                                                   Aroids
                                                                                                          2E                         3M
                                                                                                                                                                15 `Aihualama Falls
                                                                                                                                                                        Occasionally dry, but when it rains, it ows!
                                                                                                                                                                        Depending on your pace, this hike will take
                                            1I                        8                     9                                                       2F                  25 minutes to an hour (one way).
                                                     1H
                                      1J                                                                                   1R
         1M
                                                                                                                 1Q
                                                                                                                                            1W           1V
                                    1F
                                                 First Valley                                   1G
                     1L
                                                                                       7                   1P
                                                                                                                                                        1U
                                                                                                                                                                                    *Area enlarged in Lower
                                                   1E                                                                                          1T                                   Grounds map on reverse.
                                                                                                                           1O

                                                                                                     1F                         1N
                                                                               1D                                                                       1S
                                                                     6                                                                                              3
               What’s That...
                                                                                                 1C

                                                                                                                      1B

                                      ...Tree?
                                                                                                                 5                          4
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                                                                                                                                                                                    i
                                      Warszewiczia coccinea
                                      Also known as Chaconia or Wild
                                      Poinsettia, this colorful tree with                                                                                                                            Mānoa Falls
                                      red in orescences is the national                                                                                                                               Trailhead
                                       ower of Trinidad and Tobago.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                  ENTRANCE
                                                                                       True North
                                      ...Bird?                                                             Magnetic
                                                                                                           North
                                      Shama Thrush                                                                                                                Key
                                      Originally from South Asia, this
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                                      curious bird is often found along
                                      the trail and is not shy around                                                  Trailheads                            Visitor Center                 Restrooms
                                      visitors!
                                                                                                                                 Main Trail
                                                                                                                                 A wide path made of cobble stones, gravel, or grass.
                                                                                                                                 Garden Trails
                                                                                                                                 Garden and forest trails made of gravel or agstone.
                                      ...Racket?                                                                                 Secondary Trails
                                                                                                                                 Less maintained forest trails.
                                      Wild Cockatoos                                                            1E, 6H, etc.     Location Markers:
                                      No, it’s not pterodactyls. That                                                            These markers, found on small posts throughout the
                                                                                                                                 trail, will help to orient your location. The number
                                      screeching is actually Indonesian                                                          refers to which valley you are in.
                                      cockatoos, including the                                                                                                                            100
                                                                                                                                                                                0                    200      feet
                                      Salmon-Crested, Umbrella, and                                                              ‘Aihualama Stream                                                           (approx.)
                                      Go n Cockatoos.                                                                                                                           0                     60     meters
                                                                                                                                                                                           30


          **Please take note: Not all trails are well-marked or maintained. Not all trails in outer areas have been mapped**

								
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