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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, December 22, 2006

Home and garden calendar

Advertiser Staff


"Homes & Land," TV show visits homes and land for sale in Hawai'i, noon weekdays, Fox affiliate channel 2 (broadcast) and channel 3 (cable). 591-2222.

Furniture Workshop Tours, learn about the history and craft of Hawaiian furniture, 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Martin & MacArthur Workshop and Showroom, 1815 Kahai St.; free. Reservations: 845-6688.


21st annual Holiday Wreath Display, winners of the wreath contest in the adult, youth and theme categories, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. daily through Jan. 1, Honolulu Hale Lane Gallery; free. 523-4674.

7th annual Invitational Wreath Exhibit, display of holiday wreaths created by Hawai'i artists, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Jan. 2, Volcano Art Center, Big Island. (808) 967-7565.

Foster Botanical Garden Guided Tours, 1 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays (except Christmas Day and New Year's); included with admission of $5 general, $3 kama'aina, $1 ages 6-12. 522-7066.

Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, guided tours focusing on canoe plants (plants brought to the Islands during Polynesian migration), 1 p.m. Wednesdays and a tour highlighting native Hawaiian medicinal plants, 1 p.m. Fridays, $5. (808) 323-3318.

Senator Fong's Plantation and Gardens tours, one-mile (1.5 hour) easy guided walk to view the Kane'ohe garden's flowers, plants and trees, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily except Christmas Day (keiki-focused tour, 1 p.m. Sunday), 47-285 Pulama Road; $14.50, kama'aina discounts available. 239-6775.

Guided Tours, view plants of the rainforest, 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays-Fridays (closed Thanksgiving Day), Lyon Arboretum, Manoa Valley; free. Reservations: 988-0461.

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 Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; islandlife@honoluluadvertiser.com, with "Home & Garden Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.