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“Workshops, Cultural Demonstrations, and Garden Tours at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens are sponsored by the Hawaii Tourism Authority, County Product Enrichment Program, and the Fred Baldwin Memorial Foundation.”

 
Upcoming Events at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens:  

Garden Tours Available:
We now offers several options for guided tours of the Gardens’ Hawaiian plant collection! 

Self-guided walking tour brochures are available for $4

Self-guided audio tour wands are available for $5

Docent-led group tours are available for $10 per person. 

All tours cover the conservation, natural history
and cultural uses of Hawaiian plants. 

Brochures and audio tour wands are available Mondays through Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and d ocent-led group tours are offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at
10 a.m. by reservation only. 

For reservations or school group inquiries, please fill out the Guided Tour Form, call 249-2798 or emai l   info@mnbg.org .  


MNBG's Weed and Pot Club: Wednesdays from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM, weekly
If you love native plants, you’ll 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!

Introduction to Kapa Making Workshop: Saturday, May 17th, from 9 AM to 1 PM

Join kapa maker and former MNBG Executive Director, Lisa Schattenburg-Raymond, to learn about the cultivation and maintenance of wauke plants, harvesting techniques, and processing fiber.  Space is limited and a workshop fee applies.  Contact the Gardens for more information, and to request a reservation form.  Discount available for Garden members!

Kalo (Taro) Workshop with H?k?ao Pellegrino: Saturday, May 31st, from 10 AM to 12 PM

Learn about the unique varieties and extraordinary significance of taro with Hawaiian taro farmer, H?k?ao Pellegrino!  Try your hand at pounding poi and taste it fresh from the Gardens!  Space is limited and a workshop fee applies.  Contact the Gardens for more details and to request a registration form.

Ola Ka Honua 2014: Saturday, July 12th, from 10 AM to 3 PM

Ola Ka Honua, sponsored by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, is a free family event focusing on the preservation of Native Hawaiian resources and culture. Look forward to earth friendly information booths, fun keiki activities, Hawaiian cultural demonstrations, great food and entertainment! Native Hawaiian plants will be available for purchase. 

Kapa Dye Making Workshop: Saturday, July 19th, from 9 AM to 1 PM

Join kapa maker, Lisa Schattenburg-Raymond, to learn about the many Hawaiian plants that produce kapa dyes.  Discover processing techniques as well as natural additives used to manipulate color.  Space is limited and a workshop fee applies.  Contact the Gardens for more information and to request a reservation form.  Discount available for Garden members!

‘Awa (Kava) workshop with Kapono‘ai Molitau: Saturday, July 26th, from 10 AM to 12 PM

Learn about the many varieties and cultural importance of ‘awa with respected cultural practitioner and Kumu Hula, Kapono‘ai Molitau.  Space is limited and a workshop fee applies. Contact the Gardens for more details and to request a registration form.

Kapa Dye Making Workshop: Saturday, August 2nd, from 9 AM to 1 PM

Join kapa maker, Lisa Schattenburg-Raymond, to learn about the many Hawaiian plants that produce kapa dyes.  Discover processing techniques as well as natural additives used to manipulate color.  Space is limited and a workshop fee applies.  Contact the Gardens for more information and to request a reservation form.  Discount available for Garden members!

Native Hawaiian Plant Sale: Saturday, August 23rd, 9 AM to 12 PM

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 the awesome event.  Plant experts will be available to help pick out the perfect plants for your residence.  Email info@mnbg.org for a complete list of plant available.

Mai‘a (Banana) workshop: Saturday, September 27th, from 10am-12pm

Learn about Hawai‘i’s unique banana varieties with world renowned expert, Angela K. Kepler!  Space is limited and a workshop fee applies.  Contact the Gardens’ office for more details and to request a workshop registration form.

Arbor Day 1,000 Hawaiian Tree Giveaway: Saturday, November 1st, from 9 AM to 12 PM

In celebration of Hawai‘i’s valuable 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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