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Kalo file photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Nui Botanical Garden Kalo Workshop, May 31
May 19th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (8) · Maui News
 

The Maui Nui Botanical Gardens hosts a Kalo workshops on Saturday, May 31, to share information about unique varieties and the extraordinary significance of taro in Hawai‘i.


`A`ali`i/ Hopbush- Dodonaea viscosa at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens. The tree was selected for recognition in 2011 by the National Big Tree program. File photo courtesy DLNR.
6 Hawai‘i Trees Selected in National Big Tree Program
May 8th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

A coconut tree in Hawai‘i Kai on O‘ahu de-throned the two previous coconut champions located at Kapuaiwa on Moloka‘i. There were no Maui trees on the list this year; however, an `a`ali`i tree at the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens was selected last year to the National Register of Big Trees.


Arbor Day 2012. Image courtesy MNBG.
Arbor Day 1,000 Hawaiian Tree Giveaway
October 18th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

More than 25 varieties of Native Hawaiian and Polynesian-introduced trees will be available for free (1 tree per person, any age). Experts will be on hand to recommend the best Hawaiian tree for your area of residence.


File photo by Wendy Osher.
Kalo Sale Today at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
July 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Rare potted taro varieties from the ‘Ele‘ele, Mana, Lehua, Manini, Lauloa, Piko, and ‘Ula‘ula families will be available for purchase while supplies last, until the items are sold out.


Cody Pueo Pata. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Celebrating Native Plants in Song with Cody Pueo Pata
November 18th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The event features nahenahe Hawaiian Music as Pata serenades those in attendance with songs about the always inspiring native plants of Hawai‘i.


Maui Nui Botanical Gardens. Photo by Wendy Osher.
1,000 Hawaiian Trees Being Given Away
October 31st, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

In celebration of Arbor Day 2011, Saturday, November 5, The Maui Nui Botanical Garden will host a giveaway of 1,000 Hawaiian trees, free to anyone willing and able to care for them.


Maui Nui Botanical Gardens. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Rare Hawaiian Kalo Varieties on Sale
October 20th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will host a Hawaiian Taro Sale on Friday, October 21, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Cordage. Photo courtesy Maui Nui Botanical Gardens.
Maui Cordage Workshop Explores Hawaiian Use
July 19th, 2011 · Comments Off · People
 

Ancient Hawaiians understood the significance of creating strong cordage, or rope. Cordage was used to bind and lash homes, canoes, and tools in old Hawai`i.


A series of Kalo workshops is planned at the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
Space Open for Maui Educator Workshop
June 1st, 2011 · Comments Off · People
 

The award-winning free workshop provides educators with the opportunity to share ideas with colleagues, learn about Hawai‘i’s unique natural resources from local scientists, and get free educational resources. The 2011 PLT workshops focus on forest values.


Kalo, File photo by Wendy Osher.
Kalo: Through the Eyes of a Hawaiian, with Hōkūao Pellegrino
May 18th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The unique varieties and extraordinary significance of kalo in Hawaii comes to life through the eyes of Hawaiian kalo farmer, Hokuao Pellegrino.


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