Archives

  • In Memory of Dr. Fern Duvall

    “Mahalo a me ke aloha mai Maui Nui”That is how Fern Duvall always ended his email correspondence. With his love for Maui Nui. And his appreciation for you. And then he…

  • New Volunteer Work Area Completed

    Those of you who contributed to the annual appeal last year helped us reach a milestone: we now have a new, sheltered volunteer work area. This will be the huina…

  • April is Native Hawaiian Plant Month

    MNBG's Executive Director Tamara Sherrill explains the history and significance of Hawaiian Plant Month on Akakū's "The Maui Daily."

  • Native Plants that Drink Responsibly

    by Tamara Sherrill MNBG Executive Director Many people who have landscaped with native Hawaiian plants conclude that they have awfully specific needs. The plant you thought would be perfect declines…

  • Hu`a Lele – A fascinating natural feature in Makaīwa Bay, East Maui

    Makaīwa Bay is located about three quarters of a mile northeast of the village of Kailua below Hāna Highway along the north coast of East Maui. `O`opuola Stream that flows…

  • MNBG Weekly Plant Giveaway Update – October 2021

    Effective October 2021, our weekly plant giveaways will take place on Fridays (except holidays) from the MNBG office deck. This allows us to ensure the plants are distributed equitably and…

  • Vulnerability of Coastal Dune Plants to Sea Level Rise

    by Dr. Kasey Barton, School of Life Sciences, UH-Mānoa Beaches are an integral part of life in Hawai‘i. Providing recreation, tranquility, a site for celebration and mourning, and even sustenance,…

  • Seeds Sprout After 120 Years!

    by Cathy Davenport, Seed Storage Technician, MNBG Dr. William James Beal began a study in 1879 to test seed dormancy. 142 years later the study is still going on, much…

  • Seed Storage Initiative Update

    by Cathy Davenport As the MNBG Seed Storage Technician, I am responsible for maintaining our Seed Bank and managing native Hawaiian seed storage projects. Seeds have fascinated me since I…

  • Seed Storage and Heritage Crop Distribution

    MNBG staff highlighting some plants that benefit from our seed storage and Hawaiian heritage crop distribution efforts.


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!

Upcoming Events

Sep
24
Sat
2022
9:00 am ‘Ula‘ula Kalo with Namea Hoshino
‘Ula‘ula Kalo with Namea Hoshino
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
‘Ula‘ula Kalo with Namea Hoshino @ Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
‘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...
Sep
28
Wed
2022
8:30 am Weed and Pot Club
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...
Oct
5
Wed
2022
8:30 am Weed and Pot Club
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...
Oct
12
Wed
2022
8:30 am Weed and Pot Club
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...
Oct
19
Wed
2022
8:30 am Weed and Pot Club
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...