Director, Limahuli Garden and Preserve

National Tropical Botanical Garden

Manages and provides direction for a 1,000 acre botanical garden and nature preserve on the North Shore of Kaua`i (Hawai`i, USA). Aims to create a model of a functioning, 21st-century ahupua`a (traditional, mountain-to-sea resource management area).


  • Discovery
  • Conservation
  • Research
  • Education

Limahuli Garden and Preserve is set in a verdant tropical valley on the north shore of the Hawaiian Island of Kaua`i. The Garden is backdropped by the majestic Makana Mountain and overlooks the Pacific Ocean.

Limahuli Garden was selected by the American Horticultural Society as the best natural botanical garden in the United States, having demonstrated the best sound environmental practices of water, soil, and rare plant conservation in an overall garden design.


Kāwika Winter
P.O. Box 808, Hanalei
Hawai`i 96714

kwinter@ntbg.org - 808-826-1668 - 808-346-5708

FIU International Center for Tropical Botany