Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association
- Prior to becoming a public space, the Makiki Community Garden and the entire Makiki District Park were part of the Experiment Station of the Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association.
- The Experiment Station in Makiki was well documented in agricultural research such as this 1963 article from Pacific Science.
Twentieth Anniversary Event
- Stories about the founding of the garden and the original gardeners were collected at the Makiki Community Garden 20th anniversary event in July 1995.
Photos from October 1976 Scarecrow Contest and Picnic