MNBG Calendar

Confirmed Workshops & Events:

Saturday, June 27, from 1 PM to 4:30 PM: Traditional Coconut Weaving with Maui Grown 808
Learn to work with lau niu (coconut leaves): weave, pattern, shaping, and form. Participants will weave a lei poʻo (head lei), peʻahi (fan), and a hanging ʻumeke (basket) with cultural practitioners, Uʻi Kahue and Mario Siatris. Cost: $65, or $40 for current garden members. Email info@mnbg.org for reservations. This class will be offered again on 6/27/20 and 9/19/20.

Saturday, July 4, from 1 PM to 4:30 PM: Contemporary Coconut Weaving with Maui Grown 808
Learn to work with lau niu (coconut leaves): weave, pattern, shaping, and form. Participants will weave a modern ʻumeke (bowl) and pāpale (hat) with cultural practitioners, Uʻi Kahue and Mario Siatris. Cost: $65, or $40 for current garden members. Email info@mnbg.org for reservations. This class will be offered again on 10/10/20.

Saturday, July 18, from 9 AM to 12 PM: Mana Kalo with Namea Hoshino
Learn about the Mana family of kalo (taro) with MNBG Kalo Varieties Manager, Namea Hoshino. Participants will learn about the cultural uses of the Mana group of taro and identification techniques. Samples for tasting will be included. Cost: $50, or $25 for current garden members. Email info@mnbg.org for reservations.

Saturday, November 7, from 9 AM to 2 PM: Arbor Day Garden Expo & Tree Giveaway
In partnership with Maui Electric Company and Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program, Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will give away 1,000 Hawaiian trees for free, 1 tree per person, any age! Experts will be available to recommend the best Hawaiian tree for your area of residence. The celebration will also feature lectures, activities, and many community organizations sharing critical environmental information. To get involved, visit www.ArborDayExpo.com.

Saturday, December 5, from 9 AM to 12 PM: Living Wreath Making with Native Plants
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 time for the Holidays with MNBG Executive Director, Tamara Sherrill and ‘ohana. Cost: $50, or $25 for current garden members. Call 249-2798 or email info@mnbg.org for reservations.

Jul
3
Fri
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is closed – Independence Day
Jul 3 all-day

Independence Day
July 3 Friday
The fourth day in July

Aug
21
Fri
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is closed – Statehood Day
Aug 21 all-day

Statehood Day
Aug. 21 Friday
The third Friday in August

Sep
7
Mon
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is closed – Labor Day
Sep 7 all-day

Labor Day
Sept. 7 Monday
The first Monday in September

Nov
11
Wed
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is closed – Veterans’ Day
Nov 11 all-day

Veterans’ Day
Nov. 11 Wednesday
The eleventh day in November

Nov
26
Thu
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is closed – Thanksgiving
Nov 26 all-day

Thanksgiving
Nov. 26 Thursday
The fourth Thursday in November

Dec
25
Fri
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is closed – Christmas
Dec 25 all-day

Christmas
Dec. 25 Friday
The twenty-fifth day in December

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

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!