This is a small sample of the plants grown in the ‘Ka Hā ‘Ō Ka ‘Āina seed parent garden.

If you are interested in learning more about the Hawaiian plants, click the photo and there will be a page with additional photos and information about the plant.  You may enlarge the pictures by clicking on them and return to the narrative by clicking on the background in the picture.

Plant categorization

Endangered – A plant that is federally classified under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and is in immediate danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range.

Endemic – Plants found only in a specific location and nowhere else in the world.  Hawaii has 1,093 known endemic plants which grow only in Hawaii naturally.

Indigenous – A plant occurring naturally in one location, such as the Hawaiian islands, and naturally in other locations as well.


‘Ka Hā ‘Ō Ka ‘Āina Seed Parent Garden Plants

Endangered and Endemic Plants

Indigenous Plants