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Department of Parks and Recreation
 
Michele K. Nekota Director Designate
Jeanne C. Ishikawa, Deputy Director

1000 Uluohia Street,
Suite 309
Kapolei, Hawaii 96707
Phone: (808) 768-3003
Fax: (808) 768-3053
email: parks@honolulu.gov
 
 
 
 

Honolulu Botanical Gardens

The Community Recreational Gardening Program

 

Welcome to the City and County of Honolulu's Community Recreational Gardening Program.  This program was started in 1975 to provide people living in Honolulu's densely populated communities access to garden plots.

 

We are glad that you are interested in joining our program and want to encourage your participation in all aspects of garden activities once you become a member.  A community spirit brought to the garden will ensure gardening success to all members.

 

The City has established a set of rules that can be found in the garden handbook, available at the following link, 1984 Amended Rules and Regulations for Community Recreational Gardening Program   

 

There are 10 community garden sites in the City's program.  Please see the list below, for locations and costs (fees include membership dues and City user fees).

  

How to Apply For a Community Garden Plot:

 

1.   Attend the meeting of the garden in which you are interested.

2.   Fill in the application at the meeting.

3.   If there are no plots currently available, you will be placed on a waiting list and will need to attend subsequent meetings to obtain a plot.  You need to be present at the meeting to have a plot assigned to you

 

If you have any questions, please call the Community Garden Coordinator, at 522-7063.

 

Community Garden Locations

 

Garden Location

Monthly Meeting

Number of Plots

Plot size

Cost

Ala Wai

End of University Avenue next to Ala Wai Elementary School

Ala Wai Elementary School Cafeteria on the 1st Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

September meeting is on

9/9/13 at 7:00 p.m.

154

12X15

Dues: $15.00/year

User Fee: $18.00/year

Diamond Head

Corner of Leahi Avenue and Pualei Circle

In the garden, odd months: 2nd Saturday at 9:00 a.m.

Even months:

2nd Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m.

December meeting is on 12/11/13 @ 2014 Paki Hale at 5:30 p.m.

110

5X17

Dues: $10.00 for first year.  Thereafter, $5.00/year

User Fee: $8.50/year

Dole

Top of Frear Street off of Magellan Avenue

In the garden on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 8:30 a.m.

32

10X10

Dues: $10.00/year

User Fee: $10.00/year

Foster

Foster Botanical Garden

In the garden on the 3rd

Saturday of the month at 10:00 a.m.

60

5X20

Dues: $5.00/year

User Fee: $10.00/year

Hawaii Kai

End of Maniniholo Place

Kamiloiki Recreation Center on the 3rdMonday of the month at 6:00 p.m.

No meeting in January.

39

10X10

Dues: $10.00/year

User Fee: $10.00/year

Kaneohe

45-529 Keaahala Road, behind the baseball field

In the garden on the 3rd Saturday of the month at 8:30 a.m.

December meeting is on 12/14/13 @ Ho`omaluhia Botanical Garden at 10:30 a.m..

69

7X14

Dues: $10.00 for the first year.  Thereafter $5.00/year

User Fee:  $9.80/year

Makiki

Makiki District Park, corner of Wilder Avenue and Makiki Street

In the Craft Building, 2nd floor, on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  (New applicants, please arrive by 6:30 p.m.)

Meeting on June 12, 2013

160

10X10

Dues: $5.00/year

User Fee: $10.00/year

Manoa

3155 Manoa Road, next to Manoa Garden Elderly Housing.

Manoa District Park, Rec. Building, Meeting Room.

Odd months, 2nd Thursday at 7:00 p.m.

Even Months, 2nd Saturday at 10:00 a.m.

December meeting is on 12/14/13 @ Manoa Elementary Cafe at 10:00 a.m.

91

10X20

Dues: $10.00/year

User Fee: $20.00/year

Deposit $20.00

Moiliili

820 Coolidge Street

In the garden, 2nd Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m.

68

10X10

Dues: $20.00/year

User Fee: $10.00/year

Wahiawa

On Kamehameha Highway across Wheeler Army/Air Force Base

In the garden, last Saturday of the month at 8:30 a.m.

No meeting in November and Decmeber.

465

20X40

Dues: $10.00/year

User Fee: $80.00

Deposit $25.00

Last Reviewed: Tuesday, April 01, 2014