MNBG Calendar

Events & Workshops 2022

Covid | Cancellations


Kapa Workshop for Nā Iwi Kūpuna (In Person)
Friday, January 21th | 1 pm–5 pm
Saturday, January 22th | 8 am – 2pm

Join us in learning and making Kapa Wauke for nā iwi kūpuna to be donated to lineal descendants and Native Hawaiian Groups. This is a two-day workshop and attendees are required to attend both days to learn the full process of the resource. No experience required but experienced people are very welcomed as the items that are made will be donated to lineal descendants or Native Hawaiian groups that malama na iwi kupuna.
Cost: free. Visit
https://hawaiianchurchhawaiinei.org/malama-i-na-iwi-kupuna
to learn more and register.


‘Ōhiʻa Seed Conservation Workshop with Marian Chau (In Person)
Saturday, January 22th | 9 am – 12pm

Click to Register

Maui Nui Botanical Gardens participates in the Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death (ROD) Seed Banking Initiative, and is seeking volunteers to accompany us on seed collection trips. Led by Dr. Marian Chau of Kalelehua Seed Conservation, this class is open to anyone who wants to learn how to properly collect, handle, and process ʻōhiʻa seeds, without doing harm to trees or forests.
Cost: free. Space is limited; register at
https://forms.gle/e7B7XYqzYXBJsNux7.
To learn more, please contact us at 249-2798.
Sponsored by the USDA Forest Service Region 5 Urban and Community Forestry Program, an equal opportunity provider and employer.


Hawaiian Kō (Sugarcane) Workshop with Noa Lincoln (In Person)
Friday, February 18th | 9 am – 12pm

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Join the author of the new book, Kō: An Ethnobotanical Guide to Hawaiian Sugarcane Cultivars to discuss the history, growing, identification, and application of heirloom Hawaiian sugarcane. Please come ready to be outdoors in any weather, wear sturdy shoes, and bring your own water and snacks.
Cost: free. Space is limited. Register at
https://forms.gle/g4sua8oCuE2jh5af6.
At 4:30 pm, participants may return for a tasting of fresh squeezed sugarcane juice, comparing different cultivars.


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.


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.

2022 Workshop COVID policy: All in-person workshops will take place outdoors and follow Covid-19 regulations under the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the County of Maui and State of Hawai‘i. If policies change to restrict gatherings, in-person classes may be offered virtually as a webinar. Participants are required to wear an acceptable mask the entire time they are on site. Proof of vaccination or negative test results may be required depending on each event, and will be noted if required.

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Weed and Pot Club 8:30 am
Weed and Pot Club
Jan 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...
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Weed and Pot Club 8:30 am
Weed and Pot Club
Jan 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...
Weed and Pot Club 8:30 am
Weed and Pot Club
Jan 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...
Kapa Workshop for Nā Iwi Kūpuna (In Person) 1:00 pm
Kapa Workshop for Nā Iwi Kūpuna (In Person)
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Kapa Workshop for Nā Iwi Kūpuna (In Person) Friday, January 21th | 1 pm–5 pm Saturday, January 22th | 8 am – 2pm Join us in learning and making Kapa...
Kapa Workshop for Nā Iwi Kūpuna (In Person) 8:00 am
Kapa Workshop for Nā Iwi Kūpuna (In Person)
Jan 22 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Kapa Workshop for Nā Iwi Kūpuna (In Person) Friday, January 21th | 1 pm–5 pm Saturday, January 22th | 8 am – 2pm Join us in learning and making Kapa...
‘Ōhiʻa Seed Conservation Workshop with Marian Chau (In Person) 9:00 am
‘Ōhiʻa Seed Conservation Workshop with Marian Chau (In Person)
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
‘Ōhiʻa Seed Conservation Workshop with Marian Chau (In Person) Saturday, January 22th | 9 am – 12pm Maui Nui Botanical Gardens participates in the Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death (ROD) Seed Banking...
Weed and Pot Club 8:30 am
Weed and Pot Club
Jan 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...

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! Purchase Chocolate MNBG is a member of Maui Ku'ia Estate Chocolate's Chocolate Laulima Program. Make a purchase from the link below and 40% of your purchase will come back to MNBG. Click here to buy chocolate and support MNBG!

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