Hawaii Island Palm Society

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Upcoming events

    • Friday, February 10, 2023
    • 5:00 PM
    • Aunty Sally's Luau Hale, 799 Piilani Street, Hilo

    No where else can you find the incredible selection of rare and beautiful palms from some of Hawaii's best and most generous growers.  Please join us for an evening of fun and good hearted competitive bidding, proceeds fund the society's activities and projects throughout the year. 

    Invitations will be sent via e-mail.  Pricing and more details will be added as things get finalized.  Stay tuned!

    Schedule of Events

    5:00 pm 

    Silent Auction

    6:15 pm 

    7:15 pm
    Business Meeting and 2020 Elections

    7:30 pm Live Auction

    Anyone interested in donated palms or seeds, contact Rick Kelley

Past events

Saturday, November 05, 2022 Arbor Day Palm Education and Give Away at the Zoo
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 International Palm Society Evening Lectures in Hilo
Sunday, October 09, 2022 International Palm Society Biennial - Kama'aina Menu
Friday, October 07, 2022 Slideshow: Renaming Dypsis Species and Reconstructing a Phylogenetic Tree
Saturday, August 20, 2022 Ice Cream Social and Plant Exchange/Sale at Moani-Lundkvist Garden
Saturday, July 16, 2022 Austin Garden & Nursery Plant Sale
Saturday, May 21, 2022 Master Class at Floribunda Palms
Sunday, March 27, 2022 2022 Rare Palm Auction
Saturday, December 04, 2021 Moani:Lundkvist Garden
Saturday, October 30, 2021 The Kalapana Garden of Robert Welsch and David Davenport
Sunday, October 03, 2021 October Plant Sale/Ice Cream Social/Open Gardens in Leilani Estates
Saturday, August 28, 2021 Garden of Robert Welsch and David Davenport
Saturday, July 10, 2021 Panaewa Zoo Work Day
Thursday, June 10, 2021 HIPS Board Meeting
Saturday, October 03, 2020 Master Class at Floribunda Palms
Saturday, July 25, 2020 Kelley Orchidland Garden Tour
Friday, February 07, 2020 2020 Dinner & Palm Auction
Friday, January 17, 2020 Extreme Botany - Discovering New Palm Species in Remote Locations of Colombia
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Hawaii State Public Libraries Present: Bringing New Palms to Local Cultivation, by Jeff Marcus
Friday, November 08, 2019 An Evening With Jason Dewees, Author of Designing With Palms
Thursday, November 07, 2019 HIPS Board Meeting
Saturday, November 02, 2019 Palms 101 at the Panaewa Zoo and Botanical Garden
Saturday, October 19, 2019 Zoo Work Day
Sunday, October 06, 2019 Potluck and Palm Sale - at the Ferazzi's Farm
Saturday, September 07, 2019 Davis Dalbok Garden Tour Opihikao
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 HIPS Board Meeting
Sunday, August 11, 2019 Hilo Garden Tour: Tim Brian and Bob Gibbens
Saturday, July 20, 2019 Hertzberg Garden and Armstrong Garden and Nursery Tours
Thursday, June 27, 2019 Palm and Orchid Display and Community Outreach
Wednesday, May 08, 2019 HIPS Board Meeting
Sunday, May 05, 2019 Panaewa Zoo and Botanical Garden Plant Sale
Friday, March 08, 2019 HIPS Information Booth at the BIAN Spring Horticultural Show and Plant Sale
Friday, February 08, 2019 2019 Annual Dinner & Palm Auction
Saturday, January 26, 2019 Zoo Work Day
Saturday, December 01, 2018 The Thompson Garden : A Demonstration Garden in Kona
Friday, November 09, 2018 Palms of Colombia the International Palm Society 2018 Biennial Slideshow

Contact Us:


550 Akolea Rd

Hilo, Hi   96720

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