MNBG Calendar

Events & Workshops 2022

Cancellations


Arbor Day Garden Expo & Tree Giveaway
November 5, from 9 am to 3 pm

In partnership with Hawaiian Electric Company, Maui Association of Landscape Professionals, and Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program, Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will give away more than 1,000 Hawaiian trees for free, 1 tree per person, any age. The MALP Garden Expo will feature horticultural and tree care classes, a plant sale, and free activities. To learn more and receive updates on event schedule and activities, visit,
https://www.ArborDayExpo.com.
Cost: free.


Lau Niu Holiday Crafts with U’i Kahue of Maui Grown 808.
Class 1: Ornaments, toys, and party favors.

Two dates:
Sunday, November 27, 2022 | 10 am-12 pm
Saturday, December 10, 2022 | 10 am-12 pm
Learn the basics of coconut weaving/plaiting (weave, pattern, form) while making 3 holiday gifts with natural materials of Hawai‘i. Projects include a lau niu (coconut fronds) ornament set, a traditional Hawaiian toy - the pala’ie, and lau niu party favors that can also be used for ornaments. Along the way, participants will learn about the significance of the coconut in Hawai‘i. All materials and tools will be provided. Items made with lau niu often last 10 to 15 years!
Cost: $45 for MNBG members, or $65 for non-members (includes annual membership).
Registration form Class 1: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSew9HdPuayyoP1ZEkXC0vDd_OSjnOD0ELbg--YAQi1-O3Q2Sg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Class 2: Wreaths, umeke, and wrap.

Two dates:
Sunday, November 27, 2022 | 1 pm – 3 pm
Saturday, December 10, 2022 | 1 pm – 3 pm
Learn the basics of coconut weaving/plaiting (weave, pattern, form) while making holiday gifts and gift wrap with natural materials of Hawai‘i: a holiday wreath that can be re-used for any season, traditional gift wrapping using ki (often called po‘ulu), and a small 'umeke or woven bowl to be placed inside our gift wrap solo, or containing another gift! Along the way, participants will learn about the significance of the coconut in Hawai‘i. All materials and tools will be provided. Items made with lau niu often last 10 to 15 years!
Cost: $45 for MNBG members, or $65 for non-members (includes annual membership).
Registration form Class 2: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScTZOyeRylLCeM3fMimOoI0PW19Bs-0DXi7xN1H7-FFlS4yBA/viewform?usp=sf_link


Living Wreath Making with Native Plants (In Person)
Saturday, December 3
9AM–12PM & 1PM–4PM

Make a holiday wreath with living, growing native plants; cut, green and dried native plants; or both! The living wreaths made in this class will grow outdoors for months or years if watered regularly. Cut foliage wreaths need no special care. Join Executive Director Tamara Sherrill and Horticulturalist Emmely Felipe in this annual Maui Nui Botanical Gardens tradition. This class will be held twice, once in the morning and once in the afternoon.
Cost: $70, or $45 for current garden members.
Reserve your space at
https://forms.gle/hWm8LdS5DUp9T5Qm9.


Cancellations (paid workshops): Space is limited and registering without payment does not guarantee a spot. Once paid registration is full, MNBG will accept unpaid registrations in the order they are received to place you on a waitlist. Refunds for cancellations will be given only if you call 249-2798 to inform us of the cancellation at least 24 hours before the workshop begins. No-shows and cancellations less than 24 hours before a workshop will forfeit registration and membership fees.
Mahalo for your understanding.

Cancellations (free workshops): Space is limited, so if you need to cancel please call us at 249-2798 to free space for others to register.



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Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is Closed – Labor Day
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is Closed – Labor Day
Sep 5 all-day
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is Closed – Labor Day Sept. 5, 2022 Monday The first Monday in September
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Moena Ulana (Lau Hala Mat Weaving) Workshop Series with Pohaku Kaho‘ohanohano 9:00 am
Moena Ulana (Lau Hala Mat Weaving) Workshop Series with Pohaku Kaho‘ohanohano
Sep 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Moena Ulana (Lau Hala Mat Weaving) Workshop Series with Pohaku Kaho‘ohanohano @ Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
Moena Ulana (Lau Hala Mat Weaving) Workshop Series with Pohaku Kaho‘ohanohano No COVID-19 Restrictions. Masks optional. Tuesday, June 7th–Tues., Sept. 20th | Eight Classes | 9am–1pmThis workshop series is now...
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Weed and Pot Club 8:30 am
Weed and Pot Club
Sep 7 @ 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...
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‘Ulu (Breadfruit) Harvesting Workshop at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens 10:00 am
‘Ulu (Breadfruit) Harvesting Workshop at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
'Ulu (Breadfruit) Harvesting Workshop at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens @ Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
with Hawai’i ‘Ulu Cooperative (HUC) General Manager, Dana Shapiro Saturday, September 10, 10:00 am – 1:00 pmCome celebrate ʻulu season! Learn in person to recognize ʻulu fruit at different maturity...
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Lā‘au Lapa‘au Workshop Series with Ki‘i Kaho‘ohanohano 9:00 am
Lā‘au Lapa‘au Workshop Series with Ki‘i Kaho‘ohanohano
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
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...
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Weed and Pot Club 8:30 am
Weed and Pot Club
Sep 14 @ 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...
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Moena Ulana (Lau Hala Mat Weaving) Workshop Series with Pohaku Kaho‘ohanohano 9:00 am
Moena Ulana (Lau Hala Mat Weaving) Workshop Series with Pohaku Kaho‘ohanohano
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Moena Ulana (Lau Hala Mat Weaving) Workshop Series with Pohaku Kaho‘ohanohano @ Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
Moena Ulana (Lau Hala Mat Weaving) Workshop Series with Pohaku Kaho‘ohanohano No COVID-19 Restrictions. Masks optional. Tuesday, June 7th–Tues., Sept. 20th | Eight Classes | 9am–1pmThis workshop series is now...
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Weed and Pot Club 8:30 am
Weed and Pot Club
Sep 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...
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‘Ula‘ula Kalo with Namea Hoshino 9:00 am
‘Ula‘ula Kalo with Namea Hoshino
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
‘Ula‘ula Kalo with Namea Hoshino @ Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
‘Ula‘ula Kalo with Namea Hoshino Update: No COVID-19 restrictions. Masks optional. Saturday, September 24th | 9am – 12pm Learn about the ‘Ula‘ula family of kalo (taro) with MNBG Hawaiian Cultivars...
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Weed and Pot Club 8:30 am
Weed and Pot Club
Sep 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...
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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!

Random Pictures from our Galleries

1_P1010648a Lā ‘Ulu - Chef Kealoha Domingo cooking demo Lā ‘Ulu - Enjoying 'ulu tree shade Lā ‘Ulu - Lei making with native plants Lā ‘Ulu - Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project booth Lā ‘Ulu - ‘ō’ō ‘ihe targets by UndaKava808 Inc Lā ‘Ulu - 'Ulu Head person by Maui Breadfruit Lā ‘Ulu - vegan ‘ulu and yucca crust pizza