Hawaii Native and Polynesian-Introduced Plants


  • Inspirational Force & Creator of Maui Nui Botanical Gardens

    by Lisa Raymond Rene Sylva, a visionary conservationist and the Maui Nui Botanical Garden’s Founder, passed away at his home on Pa’ia Bay on December 28, 2008. He was a…

  • Kukui – Tree of Light

    by Robert Hobdy The kukui (Aleurites moluccana) is a tree that has stood by the side of Polynesian peoples for thousands of years and is one of the foundations of…


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!

Upcoming Events

Mar
11
Sat
2023
9:00 am Kūlolo Workshop with Namea Hoshino
Kūlolo Workshop with Namea Hoshino
Mar 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kūlolo Workshop with Namea Hoshino @ Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
Kūlolo is a Hawaiian dessert staple made from freshly steamed kalo (taro), coconut milk, sugar, and little else. MNBG Hawaiian Cultivars Manager Namea Hoshino will teach participants to make kūlolo...
Apr
7
Fri
2023
all-day Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is Cl...
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is Cl...
Apr 7 all-day
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is Closed – Good Friday Friday, April 7, 2023
May
27
Sat
2023
9:00 am E kalo ʻai a koʻu makua (The kal...
E kalo ʻai a koʻu makua (The kal...
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
E kalo ʻai a koʻu makua (The kalo that feeds is my parent - Harvesting, prepping, and cooking kalo.) @ Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
This is a different kind of cooking class for those who want to go beyond poi, laulau, and kulolo. Hawaiian Cultivars Manager Namea Hoshino will be leading hands-on preparations of...
Jul
4
Tue
2023
all-day Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is Cl...
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is Cl...
Jul 4 all-day
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is Closed – Independence Day Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Jul
15
Sat
2023
9:00 am Na ʻono i ka lau a me ke kalo (T...
Na ʻono i ka lau a me ke kalo (T...
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Na ʻono i ka lau a me ke kalo (The tasty leaf and kalo - Identifying and taste testing.) @ Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
Saturday, July 15, 9 to 12 pm – Na ʻono i ka lau a me ke kalo (The tasty leaf and kalo – Identifying and taste testing.) Students will get...