Home & Gardens Calendar
Community home-buyer fair, learn how to qualify to buy a home, how education and counseling can help and what steps to take from private and governmental agencies, 9 a.m.-noon tomorrow, Wai'anae Mall, 86-120 Farrington Highway, free. 522-8175, Ext. 223.
Hurricane Preparedness expo, information from store experts and representatives from local, state and federal agencies on protecting your property during a hurricane, with seminars, home-safety demonstrations and kids workshop, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. tomorrow, Home Depot Pearl City; free. 455-1200.
Home and garden Workshops, "how to" clinics for June at local Home Depot stores: "You Can Lay Ceramic Tile," 10 a.m. Saturdays; "You Can Turn Your Home into a Safety Zone," 2 p.m. Saturdays; "You Can Learn Faux Paint Techniques," 2 p.m. Sundays; "You Can Install Landscape Lighting," 7 p.m. Tuesdays; and "You Can Install Vinyl Replacement Windows," 7 p.m. Thursdays; all clinics are free. Home Depot Stores: Honolulu, 521-7355; Pearl City, 455-1200; Kahului, Maui, (808) 893-7800; and Kailua-Kona, (808) 326-6013.
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 St.; free. 845-6688.
Hibiscus: a Shrub for every garden, class on identifying and growing hibiscus, 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Urban Garden Center, Pearl City, $5. Call for registration form: 453-6050.
Orchid Culture Talk, Scot Mitamura of Foster Botanical Gardens, discusses which species are best for Hawai'i growers and answers your questions, 9:30 a.m. June 27, Waikiki Community Center Auditorium; free. 923-1802.
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