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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, May 19, 2006

Home and garden calendar

Advertiser Staff


"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.


Aquascaping or water gardening presentation, by Kevin Mulkern, Saturday, 9 a.m. at Ho'omaluhia, to be followed with a field trip to a nursery in Waimanalo. Fee: $25, $20 for members of Friends of Honolulu Botanical Gardens. 537-1708.

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, at the garden; regular 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, 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.

Lyon Arboretum self-guided garden tour, view and identify plants at the arboretum, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, 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 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.