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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

Chris (Ikaika)
Nakahashi

Vice-President

Diane Carr

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! Purchase Chocolate MNBG is a member of Maui Ku'ia Estate Chocolate's Chocolate Laulima Program. Make a purchase from the link below and 40% of your purchase will come back to MNBG. Click here to buy chocolate and support MNBG!

Upcoming Events

Dec
4
Sat
9:00 am FULL: Living Wreath Making with ...
FULL: Living Wreath Making with ...
Dec 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
This workshop is FULL. Click here for our afternoon session. Native plants provide more than just food and habitat for wildlife: they also provide great beauty all year long!  Learn...
1:00 pm Living Wreath Making with Native...
Living Wreath Making with Native...
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Native plants provide more than just food and habitat for wildlife: they also provide great beauty all year long!  Learn to make a living wreath from Native Hawaiian Plants in...
Dec
8
Wed
8:30 am Weed and Pot Club
Weed and Pot Club
Dec 8 @ 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...
Dec
11
Sat
9:00 am Piko Kalo with Namea Hoshino (In...
Piko Kalo with Namea Hoshino (In...
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn about the Piko family of kalo (taro) with Kalo Varieties Manager, Namea Hoshino. Participants will learn about the cultural uses of the Piko group of taro and identification techniques....
Dec
15
Wed
8:30 am Weed and Pot Club
Weed and Pot Club
Dec 15 @ 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...