Home and garden calendar
"Homes & Land," TV show visits homes and land for sale in Hawai'i, noon weekdays, Fox affiliate channel 2 (broadcast) and channel 3 (cable). 591-2222.
Furniture Workshop Tours, learn about the history and craft of Hawaiian furniture, 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Martin & MacArthur Workshop and Showroom, 1815 Kahai St.; free. Reservations: 845-6688.
Plant Sale, rare and never-offered-before plants, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. tomorrow, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens, Kane'ohe; free admission. 537-1708.
"An End of an Era," 53rd Kunia Orchid Show, the last show at the Del Monte site, with displays, lectures, prizes and food booths, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 9-10 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 11, Del Monte Kunia Gymnasium; $2. 623-8585, 637-3061.
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.
Lauhala Turtles, Lucas Esdicul teaches how to weave a six-inch turtle, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Foster Botanical Gardens; $10. Register: 522-7064.
Senator Fong's Plantation and Gardens tours, one-mile (1.5 hour) easy guided walk to view the Kane'ohe garden's flowers, plants and trees, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily (keiki-focused tour, 1 p.m. Sunday), 47-285 Pulama Road; $14.50, kama'aina discounts available. 239-6775.
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. Also, Ho'okupu Plant Propagation Club for ages 6-14 to learn about Hawaiian plants and their cultural uses, 1:45-3:30 Wednesdays, free. Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, Kona, Big Island. (808) 323-3318.
Guided Tours, view plants of the rainforest, 10-11:30 a.m. Mondays-Fridays, Lyon Arboretum, Manoa Valley; free. Reservations: 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; email@example.com, with "Home & Garden Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.