Please join us on September 2nd to celebrate 45 years in business!

Enjoy special sales and giveaways all day.

The store will be open for shopping from 9am to 7pm.

5-8pm: Live music by Jazz Mele playing classic jazz standards, pop. blues, boogie-woogie, latin and more!  Pupu’s by Aloha Mondays and raffle prizes announced at 6pm.


1978 – Lesley Hill starts Paradise Plants at age 26. It begins as a small greenhouse in the parking lot of Davie’s Home Improvement Center in Keaukaha.

1981 – The business expands to an old tire warehouse on Kilauea Avenue (next to the present day Starbucks). Due to the upcoming demolition of this building, the store sought out a new location.

1988 – Paradise Plants relocates to the former Orchids of Hawaii building on Hinano Street in the Waiakea Houselots.  (Now home to Big Island Candies).

1997 – Final move to its present location at 40 Wiwoole street.  Begins to sell Balinese imports.

2011 –  Paradise Plants expands to the warehouse next door, at 34 Wiwoole as a furniture showroom and storage space.

2017 – Lesley’s daughter’s, Maikalani and Loke inherit business and register it as an LLC.