Hawai‘i is home to over 12,000 native plant species, with 90% found nowhere else in the world. Hundreds of these plants are endangered and teeter on the brink of extinction. HPR's Molly Solomon reports on a science lab at the center of a conservation effort that's working to save some of Hawai’i’s rarest native plants.
The Lyon Arboretum will be hosting a benefit, "Lyon in Summer", on Saturday, July 13 at 4:30 pm. All proceeds will go towards Lyon Arboretum programs and research, like the micropropagation lab. For more information, call 988-0464 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.