The National Tropical Botanical Garden on Kauai celebrates its 50th anniversary

Apr 21, 2014

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   The National Tropical Botanical Garden on Kauai is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.  Thousands of plant species are spread over nearly 2,000 acres at the natural preserve.   It’s also home to the Breadfruit Institute, the world’s leading center for the study of the plant.  Dr. Diane Ragone heads the institute and spoke with HPR contributing reporter Joe Day.