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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, May 26, 2006

Home and garden calendar

Advertiser Staff


New Movers Workshops, Home Depot's how-to clinics for people who are moving into new homes: Simple Bathroom Repairs and Upgrades, 10 a.m. tomorrow; Designing and Installing Exterior Lighting, 1 p.m. Sunday; 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 Luck: How to Enhance Your Life," Lori Nogami Young shares how to offset negative energy in your environment during 2006 based on the 12 Chinese Zodiac signs, 10 a.m.-noon tomorrow, Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 106; $28. Register for course G05LE316: 235-7433.

Termite Information Seminar by Julian Yates on identification and biology and how to prevent and control infestations, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Windward Community College Hale Akoakoa 105; free. Register for course G05CS334: 235-7433.

"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.


"Weekend with The Mother," two-day hands-on workshops on organic growing methods and Polynesian food and medicinal plants with instructors including Jon Biloon, Kimberly Clark and Bill Howes, 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. tomorrow and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, North Shore Country Market, Pupukea, North Shore; $45 includes all materials and three meals. Registration: 638-7172.

Mokichi Okada Assn. Nature Farm Tour, information on nature farming presented by Roz Fujinaka, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, class meets at M.O.A. farm in Waimanalo; $19, lunch may be purchased near-by. Register for course G06SE370: 235-7433.

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 at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki. Tour pamphlet available at the 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.