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Maui Nui Botanical Gardens offers tours of the garden starting October 5, 2010
October 5th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Volunteers at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens begin leading tours of the Garden’s native plantings starting today, October 5th, 2010, as part of its new education program “Ulu Ka Hoi” (to grow interest).  Tours cover conservation, natural history and ethnobotanical uses of native and Polynesian introduced plants, as well as the Gardens’ current projects in each […]


Jerry Konanui. Photo courtesy Maui Nui Botanical Gardens.
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens offers Kalo Workshop September 4-6, 2010
August 26th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The Maui Nui Botanical Gardens hosts a Kalo (Taro) workshop lead by Hawaiian cultural practitioner and mahi`ai (farmer) Jerry Konanui as part of its new education program, “Ulu Ka Hoi” (to grow interest).   This three day event will educate local farmers and practitioners on the varieties of kalo available, techniques to identify these varieties, […]


Maui Nui Botanical Gardens Kapa Making Demonstration August 21
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens Kapa Making Demonstration August 21
August 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will host a free kapa making demonstration lead by The Kapa Hui on Saturday, August 21st from 10am-1pm.  Traditional Hawaiian methods of preparing, dyeing and decorating kapa, or bark cloth, will be presented.  This is the first of many free cultural demonstrations hosted by Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, located at 150 […]


May 7 Taro Plant Sale features rare varieties
May 7 Taro Plant Sale features rare varieties
May 7th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will hold a special taro sale today (Friday, May 7, 2010) from noon to 5 p.m. at the gardens on Kanaloa Avenue in Wailuku.  There will be more than 60 varieties from the taro families of:  Mana, Piko, Kai, Lauloa, Manini, ‘ele’ele and ‘ula’ula.  Select rare varieties will be on […]