Home & Garden Calendar
Home and garden Workshops, how-to clinics for May at 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 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, noon weekdays 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 Wednesdays, Martin & MacArthur workshop and showroom, 1815 Kahai Street; free. 845-6688.
"Seeding the Future" workshops, free lecture by Susan Mazer of University of California-Santa Barbara on the biodiversity of tropical plants, 7-8:30 p.m. May 30; workshop on germinating Hawaiian seeds, 9 a.m.-noon, and on storing native Hawaiian seeds, 1:30-3 p.m. May 31; Ohana Keauhou Beach Resort, Big Island; fees range from $15 to $45. Call Kohala Center: (808) 887-6411 or www.kohalacenter.org.
Self-Guided Garden Walking Tour, see more than 50 native Hawaiian and tropical plants and flowers surrounding the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki. The walking tour pamphlet may be picked up at the Concierge Desk at the Royal Hawaiian. 923-7311.
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