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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, February 4, 2006

Nesters, come on down to BIA's home show at Blaisdell

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Advertiser Staff

A new kind of plumeria will be at the 2006 Home Building & Remodeling Show at Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. The plant blooms all year, is easy to care for and can grow up to 10 feet.

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More than 130 contractors, suppliers, landscapers, designers and furniture specialists are ready with advice on building or rebuilding your nest at the 12th Annual BIA-Hawaii Home Building and Remodeling Show, continuing from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall.

There are cooking demonstrations, too, including TV chef Martin Yan at 7:30 p.m. today. Carole Mito will create 13 courses in 60 minutes using six microwave ovens at 2 p.m. tomorrow.

Admission is $4 general ($2 discount coupon at www.bia-hbrs.com); free for kids 11 and younger with paid adult; $1 for those 55 and older tomorrow only. See www.bia-hbrs.com for more information.