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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, May 16, 2003

Home & Garden Calendar


Home buyers and designers Fair, home-design ideas and informational displays, seminars and entertainment, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Gentry Pacific Design Center, 560 N. Nimitz Highway; free. 395-4321.

Home and garden Workshops, "how to" clinics for May at local Home Depot stores: "You Can Pour Concrete for a Patio or Walk," 10 a.m. Saturdays; "You Can Try Outdoor Power Equipment Before You Buy," 2 p.m. Saturdays; "You Can Lay Ceramic Tile," 2 p.m. Sundays; "You Can Learn Faux Paint Techniques," 7 p.m. Tuesdays; 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.

MAnoa Valley Historic Homes Walking Tour, view 60 historic homes of which 27 are on the state registry of historic places and tour the interiors of seven homes including the

College Hill home of UH President Evan Dobelle, sponsored by Malama O Manoa, pick up maps and brochures between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Kamanele Park; $25. 988-7622.


"Lei Making I," introductory workshop led by Loke Kamanu on lei kui (sewing style) and wili lei (twisting lei), including types of flowers, proper way to pick Hawaiian flowers and lei giving etiquette, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Volcano Art Center, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, Big Island; $35 includes all supplies, bring a potluck lunch. Registration: 967-8222.

Beautiful Plumerias for Lei and Landscape, how to propagate and care for plumerias and visit the center's plumeria collection, 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Urban Garden Center, Pearl City, $5. Call for registration form: 453-6050.

Basics of Lawn Care, covering mowing, watering and solving lawn problems, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Urban Garden Center, Pearl City, $5. Call for registration form: 453-6050.