Ho'omaluhia means to "To make a place of peace and tranquility". And that is
what awaits you at this park with over 400 acres of open green spaces, the
towering Ko'olau Mountain Range draped in green and a 32-acre manmade lake
setting the scene for a peaceful day of exploring the many different areas
of the park.
The park is divided into 6
main areas. Each area features plants from different parts of the world. Pa Launa is for Tropical American Plants. Kahua Kuou has plants from India/Sri
Lanka. Kahua Lehua features Native Hawaiian Plants. Karua Kukui has plants
from the different Polynesian Islands of the Pacific. Kahua Hau is for Hau
Trees. And African plants are located in Kahua Nui. Each area has a
parking lot and restroom facilities.
The facilities at Ho'omaluuhia are well developed with restrooms, parking,
picnic areas, and weekend camping areas. Bring a lunch or snacks and enjoy
the beauty of Ho'omaluuhia.