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nATionAL PARK SERviCE

tAKe A hiKe
in Hawaii, those boots are definitely made for walking—especially if you want to see some
breathtaking scenery. Here are
four hikes to get your group
moving, whether they’re leisure
walkers in search of a good
picture or iron man wannabes
looking for a new challenge.

nAturAl beAuty

Travel
Resource

Paradise Found
Hawaii's botanical gardens are lush and lovely

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mmerse groups in hawaii’s unique flora on display at one of its many
lovely botanical gardens. Located on the Big island, hawaii Tropical
Botanical Garden welcomes groups with its lush, rainforest setting
that opens to Onomea Bay. Set in a secluded valley, the garden features more than 2,000 plant species, including palms, orchids, and
bromeliads, along with picturesque streams, waterfalls and ocean views.
hop over to Maui for the Garden of Eden Botanical Gardens and Arboretum. Situated on the North Shore between Kailua and Kaenae, the garden
features more than 500 species of indigenous and exotic plant species,
along with a banana patch, enchanted forested, fruit orchard, and the largest
collection of Ti plants in the state. Peacocks, ducks ,and chickens roam the
grounds, and in many spots, visitors are treated to stunning ocean views.
Over on Kauai in the Lawa’i Valley, the McBryde Garden
boasts the world’s largest collection of native hawaiian flora
outside the wild as well as a vast collection of endangered
plants of the tropics. Found within are diverse gardens,
the Lawa’i Stream, and Maidenhair Falls.

Tropical Botanical Gardens

manoa FallS
eASy | if clients prefer the
label couch potato to extreme
athlete, consider the 1.6 mile
round-trip hike through the rainforest to Manoa Falls on o’ahu.
this magnificent waterfall with
its 150-foot drop will appeal to
fans of “Lost” and Jurassic Park,
both of which filmed there.
Crater trail: haleakala
national Park
ModerAte | this five-mile
Maui trail into the massive
caldera of one of the largest
dormant volcano takes hikers
through stark landscape.

n World War II Valor in the Pacific | nps.gov/valr/index.htm, (808) 422-3300
n USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park | bowfin.org, (808) 423-1341
n Pacific Aviation Museum | pacificaviationmuseum.org, (808) 441-1000
n USS Missouri Museum | ussmissouri.com, (808) 455-1600
n Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden | htbg.com, (808) 964-5233
n Garden of Eden Maui Botanical Gardens and Arboretum |
mauigardenofeden.com, (808) 572-9899

n McBryde Garden | mcbryde.ntbg.org, (808) 742-2623
n Manoa Falls | hawaiitrails.ehawaii.gov, (808) 587-4175
n Haleakala National Park | nps.gov/hale/index.htm, (808) 572-4400
n Diamond Head | hawaiistateparks.org/parks/oahu, (808) 587-0300
n Waimea Canyon State Park | hawaiistateparks.org/parks/kauai, (808) 587-0300

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DiamonD heaD
Summit trail
ModerAte | this popular
oahu hike is steep, bringing
hikers from the middle of the
diamond Head crater 560 feet
up to the top of the rim. the reward of this 1.5-mile round-trip
route is spectacular 360-degree
views of the island from the top.

Garden of Eden Botanical Gardens

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http://www.nps.gov/valr/index.htm http://www.bowfin.org http://www.pacificaviationmuseum.org http://www.ussmissouri.com http://www.htbg.com http://www.mauigardenofeden.com http://mcbryde.ntbg.org http://hawaiitrails.ehawaii.gov http://www.nps.gov/hale/index.htm http://www.hawaiistateparks.org/parks/oahu http://www.hawaiistateparks.org/parks/kauai

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On the Plus Side
Ice, Ice Baby
District of Culture
Road Tested
Urban Revival
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Class of Its Own
Chairman’s Corner
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2013 ABA Board of Directors
Hit the Big Time
Knowledge is Power
Sweet Refrain
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