The following vendors are strong supporters of HIPS, and they deserve your support too!
Austin's Nursery - Bill Austin
In Kurtistown. By appointment only (808)345-6158 email@example.com
Unusual Palms and other exotics - his garden and nursery are a HIPS garden tour favorite.
In Hilo. By appointment only (808) 269-4969
Palms, bromeliads, anthuriums, philodendrons, other exotic tropical plants and edible plants. They also have aquatic plants (about 20 different kinds) and tropical fish (Guppies, Platies, Swordtails, Gold Barbs, Long fin Cherry Barbs, White Cloud Minnows).
Jerry and Cindy's nursery is set in their lovely and resilient Leilani garden, a 2017 HIPS garden tour highlight. Long time palm collectors and nursery owners in Southern California, they now focus their business here in Hawaii, specializing in rare and unusual palms and other tropicals.
Recognized by the International Palm Society in 2013 for their passionate encouragement of the preservation, study and culture of palms, Jeff and Suchin have possibly the world's most famous palm nursery. Their palm collection houses type specimens for several newly described species and plays host to visitors from around the globe.