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

Chris (Ikaika)
Nakahashi

Vice-President

Diane Carr

Secretary

Ellen Osborne

Treasurer

Dorothy Pyle

Directors

Kathy Baldwin

Koa Hewahewa

Robert Hobdy

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

Normal Hours of Operations
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'aina (with ID), Keiki & Kupuna: Free

Please Consider 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

Oct
21
Wed
8:30 am Weed and Pot Club
Weed and Pot Club
Oct 21 @ 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[...]
Oct
28
Wed
8:30 am Weed and Pot Club
Weed and Pot Club
Oct 28 @ 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[...]
Nov
4
Wed
all-day Arbor Day Garden Expo & Tree Giv...
Arbor Day Garden Expo & Tree Giv...
Nov 4 – Nov 7 all-day
Arbor Day Garden Expo & Tree Giveaway The Arbor Day Garden Expo & Tree Giveaway is an extended event in 2020! In partnership with Maui Electric Company and Kaulunani Urban[...]
8:30 am Weed and Pot Club
Weed and Pot Club
Nov 4 @ 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[...]
Nov
11
Wed
all-day Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is cl...
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is cl...
Nov 11 all-day
Veterans’ Day Nov. 11 Wednesday The eleventh day in November