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.



Sep
24
Sat
2022
‘Ula‘ula Kalo with Namea Hoshino
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

‘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 Manager, Namea Hoshino. Participants will learn about the cultural uses of the ‘Ula‘ula group of kalo and identification techniques. Samples for tasting will be included.
Cost: $25 for current MNBG members, $50 for non-members (includes one-year membership).
Register at: https://forms.gle/K8QiyjfJoymwExUM9

Sep
28
Wed
2022
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 your morning helping the Gardens thrive through weeding and propagation. Come prepared to work with covered shoes and gardening attire.

Oct
5
Wed
2022
Weed and Pot Club
Oct 5 @ 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.

Oct
12
Wed
2022
Weed and Pot Club
Oct 12 @ 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.

Oct
19
Wed
2022
Weed and Pot Club
Oct 19 @ 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.

Oct
26
Wed
2022
Weed and Pot Club
Oct 26 @ 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.

Nov
2
Wed
2022
Weed and Pot Club
Nov 2 @ 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.

Nov
5
Sat
2022
Arbor Day Garden Expo & Tree Giveaway
Nov 5 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Arbor Day Garden Expo & Tree Giveaway
November 5, from 9 am to 2 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.

Nov
9
Wed
2022
Weed and Pot Club
Nov 9 @ 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.

Nov
16
Wed
2022
Weed and Pot Club
Nov 16 @ 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.

Nov
23
Wed
2022
Weed and Pot Club
Nov 23 @ 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.

Nov
27
Sun
2022
Class 1: Ornaments, toys, and party favors – Lau Niu Holiday Crafts with U’i Kahue of Maui Grown 808.
Nov 27 @ 10:00 pm – 12:00 pm


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

Nov
30
Wed
2022
Weed and Pot Club
Nov 30 @ 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
3
Sat
2022
Living Wreath Making with Native Plants (In Person)
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

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.

Living Wreath Making with Native Plants (In Person)
Dec 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

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

P1010391 Lā ‘Ulu - Chef LaFaro's ‘Ulu Risotto  with Lemon and Parmesan Lā ‘Ulu - Enjoying 'ulu tree shade Lā ‘Ulu - kapa making demo Lā ‘Ulu - Maui Huliau waste free event Lā ‘Ulu - Playing kōnane Lā ‘Ulu - 'Ulu Mana booth Lā ‘Ulu - Uluwehi Guerrero musicians