United States of America, Hawaii, Honolulu, Honolulu
Lewis Family Garden (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Located on less than one acre, this garden is in the rainforest of the Ko'olau Range on the Island of Oahu at an elevation of 1000 feet. The property was established in the 1800s and has been in the Lewis Family for over a century. The garden is designed right around the house with several small grass areas in the front and on the sides of the house. Plantings include kamani and koa trees, golden bamboo, ginger, tree ferns, and gardenia bushes. The garden includes two natural ponds with giant koi and waterfalls. Furniture designed by Walter Lamb provides outdoor seating. Floor to ceiling windows in the living room overlook the main pond and provide a view into the rain forest.
Persons associated with the garden include: Peter Christian Jones (former owner, 1800s), Abe Lewis, Jr. (former owner, 1890s-1906), Alice Lewis (former owner, 1906- ), Dudley Lewis ( -1962).
The folder includes worksheets and a features plan.