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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, January 31, 2003

Home & Garden Calendar


Home and garden Workshops, "how to" clinics for January at local Home Depot stores: Learn faux painting techniques, 11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays; install ceramic tile, noon Saturday and Sunday; install and maintain your faucets, 2 p.m. Saturdays; install indoor décor lighting, 3 p.m. Saturdays; install sheet vinyl flooring, 2 p.m. Sundays; and install Presto/Prego flooring, 3 p.m. Sundays; all clinics are free. Home Depot Stores: Honolulu, 521-7355; Pearl City, 455-1200; Kahului, Maui, (808) 893-7800; and Kailua-Kona, Big Island (808) 326-6013.

"Homes & Land," TV show lets viewers see homes and land for sale on the island, noon each Monday-Friday on Fox Channel 2 (broadcast) and Channel 3 (Oceanic Cable). 591-2222.

Furniture Workshop Tours, learn about the history and craft of Hawaiian furniture, tours between 9 a.m. and noon each Wednesday, Martin & MacArthur Workshop and Showroom, 1815 Kahai Street; free. 845-6688.

Seek Professional Help... Before You Need It, the Building Industry Association Home Building & Remodeling four-day event, with informational exhibits, seminars, information on financing and other events and activities, 5-9 p.m. Thursday and Feb. 7, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Feb. 8 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 9, Blaisdell Exhibition Hall; $4 per day or $6 for four-day pass; discount coupons and other discounts available. 847-4666, ext. 206.


Bouquets to You, learn how to gather flowers and design nosegays and bouquets, 9-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Lyon Arboretum; $10 plus $7 supply fee. 988-0456.

Self-Guided Garden Walking Tour, view more than 50 native Hawaiian and tropical plants and flowers surrounding the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki. Pick up the walking tour pamphlet at the hotel's concierge desk. 923-7311.

Landscape and Garden Awards, nominations are sought for Scenic Hawaii's awards for outstanding landscapes and gardens. Two categories of awards: Professional, for one-time or continuing design that is viewed or used by the public; and Private Gardeners, for design in a yard or neighborhood. Deadline for nominations: Feb. 28. For additional information, call 536-2852.

Send home and garden announcements to islandlife@honoluluadvertiser.com or to The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802. Information submitted to The Advertiser may be published or distributed in print, electronic or other forms.