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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, February 27, 2004

Home & Garden Calendar


Furniture & Lighting exhibit, pieces designed and fabricated by architecture students, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays through today, the Haigo & Irene Shen Architecture Gallery, UH-Manoa; free. 956-8311.

Home and garden Workshops, how-to clinics for February at Home Depot stores: You Can Repair Damaged Drywall, 7 p.m. Friday; You Can Turn Your Home Into a Safety Zone, 10 a.m. Saturday; You Can Install Wainscoting and Chair Rail Moulding, 2 p.m. Saturday; You Can Apply Faux Paint Techniques, 2 p.m. Sunday; all clinics are free. Home Depot stores: 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 Mondays through Fridays 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 St.; free. 845-6688.


Mini-Plant sale, herbs, lei flowers and other native and unusual plants, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Ho'omaluhia Nursery at the Botanical Gardens; free admission. 233-7323.

Orchid CUlture, Doug DeMoss discusses the culture and care of a variety of orchids, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Lyon Arboretum; $20 non-members, $18 arboretum members. 988-0456.

Plant Diseases, Desmond Ogata teaches prevention, control and safety in controlling plant diseases, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden; $22 ($20 FHBG members). Reservations required: 537-1708.

Ready for the May Day Lei contest?, Brian Choy, past judge for Honolulu's May Day Lei contest, shares his design concepts and experiences in a slide lecture and demonstration, 9 a.m.-noon March 6, Lyon Arboretum; $14 ($12 arboretum members). 988-0456.

New bugs and how to get rid of them!, Ron Heu and Charles Nagamine lead a class on pest control, 10 a.m.-noon March 6, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden; $22 ($20 FHBG members). Reservations required: 537-1708.

Guided Tours of the Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden on the Big Island, 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; $5. (808) 323-3318.

Self-Guided Garden Walking Tour, view more than 50 native Hawaiian and tropical plants and flowers surrounding the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki. Pick up the walking tour pamphlet at the concierge desk at the hotel. 923-7311.

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