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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Friday, December 17, 2004

Home & Garden Calendar

Advertiser Staff


Home and Garden Workshops, Home Depot's how-to clinics for December: You Can Install Track Lighting, 7 p.m. Fridays; You Can Refinish Furniture, 10 a.m. Saturdays; You Can Enhance Your Home with Holiday Lighting, 2 p.m. Saturdays; You Can Have Fun with Color and Faux, 2 p.m. Sundays; Power Tools 101: Try Before You Buy, 7 p.m. Tuesdays; You Can Install a Garage Door Opener, 7 p.m. Thursdays; all workshops are free at Home Depot stores: Iwilei, Honolulu, 521-7355; Pearl City, 455-1200; Kahului, Maui, (808) 893-7800; and Kona, Big Island, (808) 326-6013; and Lihu'e, Kaua'i (808) 632-2740.

"Homes & Land," TV show displays homes and land for sale in the Islands, 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 Khai St.; free. 845-6688.


Annual Invitational Wreath Exhibit, local artists have created wreaths and holiday gifts for sale and exhibit, through Jan. 2, Volcano Art Center, Big Island. (808) 967-7565.

Narcissus Growing Workshop, annual class led by Gilman Hu, "Mr. Narcissus," on the crab craw method of growing narcissus for the new year, 8:30-11 a.m. or 1-3:30 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 8-Feb. 5, Academy Art Center at Linekona; $35 for new student, $25 for returning students. 532-8742.

Guided Garden Tours focusing on canoe plants (plants brought to the Islands during migration), 1 p.m. Wednesdays; also tour highlighting native Hawaiian medicinal plants, 1 p.m. Fridays, Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, Mamalahoa Highway, Kona, Big Island; $5. (808) 323-3318.

Garden Tours, narrated 45-minute tram tours of the garden's heliconia, ginger, vanilla vines and lychee fruit trees, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 1, 2 and 3 p.m. daily, Senator Fong's Plantation and Gardens, Kane'ohe; $14.50, kama'aina discounts available. 239-6775.

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

Send announcements with name and contact phone number to: Island Life, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; islandlife@honoluluadvertiser.com with "Home & Garden Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.