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Workshops, Cultural Demonstrations, and Garden Tours at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens are sponsored by the Hawaii Tourism Authority/Hawai ’i Community Foundation, Susan Bendon Family Foundation, and MNBG.”

Upcoming Events at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens:  

MNBG's Weed and Pot Club: Wednesdays from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM, weekly
If you love native plants, you will love the Weed & Pot club! This volunteer group weeds in the Gardens and pots new plants in our nursery facility. Come ready to work with garden attire and covered shoes. Tools, gloves, sunscreen, refreshments and expertise provided!

Saturday, August 22, from 9 AM to 12 PM: ‘Uala (Sweet Potato) Workshop
‘Uala was second only to kalo (taro) in importance as a food in ancient Hawai‘i. Aurora Kagawa-Vivani from Pauoa, Oahu will lead a talk about the cultural importance of ‘uala or Hawaiian sweet potato, traditional farming practices, and her work to discover which varieties grown today in Hawai‘i represent ancient cultivars. Recipes will be shared using all parts of the plant, such as palula salad and koele palau. Cost: $45 Visitors; $20 Members, Please call 808-249-2798 for reservations. Mahalo to our sponsor the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority.

Saturday, August 29th, from 9 AM to 12 PM: Native Hawaiian Plant and Taro Sale
Promote the survival of Hawai‘i’s Native plants by growing them in your backyard!  MNBG invites many local native plant growers to sell their offerings at this awesome event.  Plant experts will be available to help pick out the perfect plants for your residence.  Email for a complete list of plant available.

Saturday, November 7th, from 9 AM to 12 PM: Arbor Day 1,000 Hawaiian Tree Giveaway
In celebration of Hawai‘i’s native trees, MNBG partners with Maui Electric Company and Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program to give away 1,000 Hawaiian trees, free, to anyone willing and able to care for them! Experts will be available to recommend the best Hawaiian tree for your area of residence. The celebration also features free demonstrations on proper tree care, and community organizations sharing information about caring for our environment.

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