May 7 Taro Plant Sale features rare varieties
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 sale that will not be available next year.
The mission of the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is to foster appreciation and understanding of Maui Nui’s plants and their role in Hawaiian cultural expression by providing a gathering place for discovery, education, and conservation