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welcome to the Will Smith Imua Discovery Garden

Discover a place where kids can connect, play, and learn in nature

The Will Smith Imua Discovery Garden cultivates a creative culture where the inquisitive and growing minds of children can learn through play and exploration in dynamic outdoor environments designed just for them!

exploring the Discovery Garden

We welcome your family to our six beautiful acres in Maui’s Historic Wailuku District. Come explore our unique children’s garden featuring more than 20 hands-on exhibits, workshops, play spaces, and experiences!

girl with butterfly

join us on a guided tour

We’d love to invite you to explore all that the Discovery Garden has to offer! To schedule your guided tour, please reach out to our team by calling (808) 244-7467.

the discovery tea house

Restore and Refresh at

the Discovery Tea House


Matsui Charitable Asset for Education (C.A.F.E.)

Need a short break from your day of discovery and play? Our Tea House lanai offers beautiful mountain views, shaded seating, and light refreshments where visitors can gather and refresh.

courses and workshops

The Discovery Garden is proud to host educational and cultural workshops for our community.


Everyone plays a part in making our Discovery Garden a dynamic place to explore. Become a member today, and join the journey of discovery and play!

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join the Discovery Garden network today!

Each of our members helps cultivate our shared success as the Garden grows from the ground up. As a valued member of our ohana, you’ll receive exclusive benefits and opportunities. You’ll also help bolster a network supporting childhood development, nature-based play, and essential resources and training for early childhood teachers.

Explore which membership type is best for your family, and start discovering today!

Click here for membership details

our core support network

The Discovery Garden was founded to help celebrate the memory of Will Smith. Thanks to his family and the ongoing support of others, we have the ability to empower children and their families to reach their full potential. We thank these generous individuals, businesses, corporations, foundations, and volunteers for their contributions.

Want more ways to get involved? Help us plant our Garden!

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