Home and garden calendar
Home and Garden Workshops, Home Depot's how-to clinics for July: Installing Hardwood Flooring, 10 a.m. Saturday; Selecting, Main-taining and Cleaning Carpet, 1 p.m. Sunday; Lighting Upgrades: Dimmers, Timers and Bulbs, 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.
"Feng Shui, Astrology & Beyond ... It's All About Energy," presentation by Alice Inoue on understanding and managing change in our environment, 1:30-3 p.m. Sunday, Macy's Ala Moana's Special Events room; free. Registration required: 598-2655.
"Fall In Love With Your Home Again," second annual Remodel It Right Expo 2006, panel discussions, displays and exhibits, 5-9 p.m. July 28, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. July 29 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 30, Hawai'i Convention Center; $3 per day or $4 for three-day pass with discounts for seniors on July 30 or print discount from the Building Industry Association of Hawaii Web site: www.bia-rir.com.
"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.
"Orchids for Everyone," display and plant sale, classes on orchid growing and arranging, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Kilauea Recreational Center (next to Kaimuki Middle School); free admission, sponsored by the Kaimuki Orchid Society. 383-9593, www.kaimukiorchidsociety.org.
Senator Fong's Plantation and Gardens tours, 1-mile easy guided walk to view the Kane'ohe garden's flowers, plants and trees, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily; $14.50, kama'aina discounts available. 239-6775.
Foster Botanical Garden Guided Tours, 1 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; included with admission of $5 general, $3 kama'aina, $1 ages 6-12. 522-7066.
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 and a tour highlighting Native Hawaiian medicinal plants, 1 p.m. Fridays, $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 concierge desk. 923-7311.
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