Home & Garden Calendar
Home and garden Workshops, "how to" clinics at local Home Depot stores: "You Can Pour Concrete for a Patio or Walk," 10 a.m. Saturday; "You Can Try Outdoor Power Equipment Before You Buy," 2 p.m. Saturday; "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. Thursday; 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 in the island, noon each Monday through Friday on Fox Channel 2 (broadcast) and Channel 3 (Oceanic Cable). 591-2222.
"Seeding the Future," on collecting, handling and storing seeds, including native Hawaiian species, 7-8:30 p.m. a free lecture by Susan Mazer from University of California at Santa Barbara on the biodiversity of tropical plants; also workshops 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday on storing and germinating seeds, Ohana Keauhou Beach Resort, Big Island; workshop fees range from $15 to $45. Call Kohala Center for detail: (808) 887-6411 or visit www.kohalacenter.org.
Lauhala Weaving workshop, Auntie Alice Kawamoto shows how to make lauhala fans and coasters, 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, South Kona, Big Island; $10 plus $8 supply fee. (808) 323-3328.
Growing Vegetables & Herbs in Pots, Jan McEwen teaches on potting soil, planting media, containers and plant selection, 9:30 a.m. June 6, Waikiki Community Center auditorium; free. 923-1802.
Honohono Orchid Growing for Beginners, Randy Tajima explains potting, propagation, watering and fertilizing Hawai'i's orchid, 9:30 a.m.-noon June 7, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden; $20 before class date, $23 on day of class. 537-1708.
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