MNBG Calendar

Events & Workshops 2022

Cancellations


Lau Niu Holiday Crafts with U’i Kahue of Maui Grown 808.
All November 27th sessions are FULL.
Please sign up for our December 10th sessions.

Class 1: Ornaments, toys, and party favors.

Two dates:
Sunday, November 27, 2022 | 10 am-12 pm This class is FULL
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 This class is FULL
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

Morning session is FULL. Space is still available in our afternoon session.

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.



Dec
7
Wed
2022
Weed and Pot Club
Dec 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 your morning helping the Gardens thrive through weeding and propagation. Come prepared to work with covered shoes and gardening attire.

Dec
10
Sat
2022
Class 2: Wreaths, umeke, and wrap. Lau Niu Holiday Crafts with U’i Kahue of Maui Grown 808.
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Lau Niu Holiday Crafts with U’i Kahue of Maui Grown 808. Class 2: Wreaths, umeke, and wrap. Two dates: Sunday, November 27, 2022, 1 pm – 3 pm OR 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: $40 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

Class 1: Ornaments, toys, and party favors – Lau Niu Holiday Crafts with U’i Kahue of Maui Grown 808.
Dec 10 @ 10:00 pm – Dec 11 @ 8:00 am


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 OR 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: $40 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

Dec
14
Wed
2022
Weed and Pot Club
Dec 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 your morning helping the Gardens thrive through weeding and propagation. Come prepared to work with covered shoes and gardening attire.

Dec
21
Wed
2022
Weed and Pot Club
Dec 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 your morning helping the Gardens thrive through weeding and propagation. Come prepared to work with covered shoes and gardening attire.

Dec
24
Sat
2022
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is Closed – Christmas
Dec 24 all-day
Dec
28
Wed
2022
Weed and Pot Club
Dec 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 your morning helping the Gardens thrive through weeding and propagation. Come prepared to work with covered shoes and gardening attire.

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

Please Consider
Making 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!

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