The National Tropical Botanical Garden is home to Kauai’s first “green” building. The two-story, 20,000 sq.ft. LEED Certified Botanical Research Center allows NTBG to better fulfill its mission to preserve tropical plant diversity through plant exploration, propagation, habitat restoration, scientific research and education. It houses the garden’s extraordinary Loy McCandless Marks Botanical Library, a unique and ever-growing herbarium collections, a room for processing and drying new plant collections, and much more.

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