About Us

Our Mission
The mission of Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is to foster appreciation and understanding of Maui Nui’s plants and their role in Hawaiian cultural expression by providing a gathering place for discovery, education, and conservation.

Vision: Cultivating widespread preservation, conservation, and integration of Hawaiian plants throughout Maui Nui.

Values: ‘Oia’i’o (integrity, truth), Malama (stewardship, preservation), Ho’ala Hou (re-awaken), Ho’ona’auao (education, enlightenment)


Maui Nui Botanical Gardens Board of Directors

President

Diane Carr

Vice-President

Chris (Ikaika) Nakahashi

Secretary

Ellen Osborne

Treasurer

Dorothy Pyle

Directors

Kathy Baldwin

Robert Hobdy

Koa Hewahewa

Janet Allan

Jennifer Higashino

Advisory Board

Horticulture

Heidi Bornhorst

Hawaiian Culture

Hokulani Holt-Padilla
Napua Greig-Nakasone

Community Relations

Al Lagunero

Legal

Brian Jenkins

Conservation

Andrea Buckman

Location
The Garden is located at 150 Kanaloa Avenue in Kahului, Maui, right across from the War Memorial Stadium.
(808) 249-2798

Hours of Operation
Tuesday through Saturday,
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closed occasionally for inclement weather and Hawaii State Holidays.

Admission
Members: Free
General: $10
Kama'āina (with Hawai'i ID) & Keiki Under 12: Free

Ways to Support MNBG
Make a Donation Every dollar contributed to Maui Nui Botanical Gardens goes directly towards the preservation of Native Hawaiian Plants and the upkeep of our collection that includes some of the rarest specimens in whole world!

Upcoming Events

May
21
Sat
2022
9:00 am Carve Your Own ‘Ohe Kāpala with ...
Carve Your Own ‘Ohe Kāpala with ...
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Carve Your Own ‘Ohe Kāpala with Nalu Andrade of Na Maka Kahiko @ Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
Carve Your Own ‘Ohe Kāpala with Nalu Andrade of Na Maka Kahiko 3 Classes on the 21st No COVID-19 Restrictions. Masks optional. Saturday, May 21st | 9am – 11pm, 12pm–2pm,...
May
25
Wed
2022
8:30 am Weed and Pot Club
Weed and Pot Club
May 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Weed and Pot Club
If you love working with native plants, you will love the Weed & Pot Club! This volunteer gardening group meets every Wednesday morning, from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM. Spend...
May
28
Sat
2022
9:00 am Kapa Making Workshop with Lisa &...
Kapa Making Workshop with Lisa &...
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Kapa Making Workshop with Lisa & Lei (In person) @ Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
Kapa Making Workshop with Lisa & Lei (In person) Proof of full vaccination required to attend. Saturday, May 28th | 9 am – 3 pm In this in-depth, hands-on workshop,...
May
30
Mon
2022
all-day Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is Cl...
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is Cl...
May 30 all-day
Memorial Day May 30, 2022 Monday The last Monday in May
May
31
Tue
2022
9:00 am Lā‘au Lapa‘au Workshop Series wi...
Lā‘au Lapa‘au Workshop Series wi...
May 31 @ 9:00 am – 9:15 am
Lā‘au Lapa‘au Workshop Series with Ki‘i Kaho‘ohanohano @ Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
Lā‘au Lapa‘au Workshop Series with Ki‘i Kaho‘ohanohano No COVID-19 Restrictions. Masks optional. Tuesday, May 31st–Tuesday, Sept. 13th | Eight Classes | 9am–2pmThis workshop series is now full, but we are...