Four Seasons Resort, Lana'i

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United States of America - Hawaii - Lana'i

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Four Seasons Resort, Lana'i

The award-winning Four Seasons Resort Lana'i sits on the southeastern shore of a secluded Hawaiian island. The landscape around the property contains a diverse collection of at least 435 unique species of plants that include 62 species of trees, 59 species of shrubs, 76 species of palms and 30 species of cycads over 12 densely-planted acres. The gardens are designed to promote serenity and relaxation as well as complement the elegant, contemporary décor to guests and visitors alike. The landscape is importantly home to many rare or ‘at risk’ plants that can be conserved through cultivation.

Main Address:
Four Seasons Resort, Lana'i
1 Manele Road
PO Box 631380
Hawaii 96763 United States of America

Telephone: 8082151084
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Alastair McAlpine, General Manager
    Curator's Name: Robert Woodman
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 37
    Educational Staff Number: 5
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Other
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: No
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1991
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 5 Hectares
  • Total Area: 5 Hectares
    Latitude: 20.7417795
    Longitude: -156.8986796
    Annual Rainfall: 140 mm
    Altitude: 22.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 5
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 458
  • Special Collections:We currently have a collection of 458 unique species of plants growing around the property. Within this number are 62 species of trees, 59 species of shrubs, 76 species of palms and 30 species of cycads.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: No
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: No
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: No
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: No
    Ethnobotany: No
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: No
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: No
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: No
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: No

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: No
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: No
    Special Exhibitions: No
    Courses for School Children: No
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: No