Home and garden calendar
Home and Garden Workshops, Home Depot's how-to clinics for June: Home Security and Safety, 10 a.m. Saturdays; Tiling a Kitchen Backsplash, 1 p.m. Sunday; Patio, Walkway and Deck Maintenance, 7 p.m. Thursdays; 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 tool box, 9 a.m.-noon tomorrow, at the Home Depot stores listed above; for ages 5-12 when accompanied by an adult; free.
"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.
Aiea Orchid Club Show, plants on display and for sale, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. June 9, 'Aiea Elementary School; repeats 9 a.m.-6 p.m. June 10 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 11; $2. 247-3345.
Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, guided walk with an emphasis on the yellow hibiscus, 10-11:30 a.m. tomorrow, at the gardens; free. Also, 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; normal tour admission is $5. (808) 323-3318.
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.
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 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily; $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.
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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