Visit some small farms that constitute the agricultural backbone of Hawaii, and spend time browsing in shade houses where blossoms in vivid hues are raised in beds. Investigate a modern orchid nursery with a large variety of spectacular blooms and learn about the biology, history, and economics of orchids. Wander through greenhouses crammed with thousands of potted plants and take a peek at a million-gallon reservoir of rainwater.
Then savor the aroma at a coffee mill where local beans, rated among the best in the world, are roasted. Learn about the varieties and processing methods before conducting a taste test of your own.