Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
The Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (MNBG) is dedicated
to the protection of Maui Nuis rich native plants and cultural heritage.
By collecting, cultivating, and distributing native and Polynesian-introduced
plants MNBG provides people with a gathering place to see and understand
the important relationship these plants have to our economic, social, and
The mission of the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is to foster appreciation
and understanding of Maui Nuis plants and their role in Hawaiian cultural
expression by providing a gathering place for discovery, education, and
conservation. This is a very important stop for visitors that would enjoy
seeing plants that are only found in Hawaii. It is about 5 minutes from
the Kahului Docks where the cruise ships come in.