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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, January 6, 2006

Home and garden calendar

Advertiser Staff


Home and Garden Workshops, Home Depot's how-to clinics: Creating a Functional Kitchen, 10 a.m. today; Storing Holiday Decorations, 10 a.m. Saturday; Reclaiming Your Garage, 2 p.m. Saturday; Organizing Your Closet Space, 1 p.m. Sunday; Organizing Your Workshop, 2 p.m. Sunday; Creating the Connected Home, 7 p.m. Thursday; workshops are free at Home Depot stores: Iwilei, Honolulu, 521-7355; Pearl City, 455-1200; Kahului, Maui, (808) 893-7800; Kona, Big Island, (808) 326-6013; and Lihu'e, Kaua'i (808) 632-2740.

Kids' Workshop, make a mail organizer, 9 a.m.-noon tomorrow, at the Home Depot stores listed above; for ages 5-12 when accompanied by an adult; free.

Fabric Frolic, home designer Jamie Jackson shares tips on selecting the right fabric for use in the home, 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Pacific Home; refreshments and class are free. 596-9338.

"Homes & Land," TV show displays homes and land for sale in the Islands, noon weekdays on Fox affiliate, 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.


Narcissus Workshops, classes for beginning and advanced students taught by "Mr. Narcissus," Gilman Hu, in crab-claw and upright methods of growing narcissus for Chinese New Year's, 8:30-11 a.m. or 1-3:30 p.m. Saturdays, tomorrow through Feb. 4 at the Academy Art Center at Linekona; $35 for new students, $25 for returning students. 532-8742.

Foster Botanical Garden Guided Tours, 1 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; tours included with admission of $5 general, $3 kama'aina, $1 children ages 6-12. 522-7066.

Senator Fong's Plantation and Gardens tours, one-mile easy guided walk to view the Kane'ohe garden's flowers, plants and trees, 10:30 and 1 p.m. daily except New Year's Day; $14.50, kama'aina discounts available. 239-6775.

Lyon Arboretum self-guided garden tour, view and identify plants at the arboretum, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, except federal and state holidays; free. 988-0461.

Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden guided tours focusing on canoe plants (plants brought to the Islands during Polynesian migration), 1 p.m. Wednesdays; also, tour highlighting Native Hawaiian medicinal plants, 1 p.m. Fridays, Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, Big Island; $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. Tour pamphlet available at the 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.