Home and garden calendar
The Plant Doctor offers advice on how to monitor your plants' health; 9-10 a.m.; Nov. 2; Wahiawa Botanical Garden; free; reservations: 621-5463.
Arbor Day tree and plant giveaways on Nov. 3:
Nov. 3 workshops at The Green House, 224 Pakohana St. $15 each. Registration: 524-8427, email@example.com.
"Family, Genus, Species," learn how to identify and classify plants; 9-10 a.m.; Nov. 8; Wahiawa Botanical Garden; free; reservations: 621-5463.
Garden guided tour, tour highlighting native Hawaiian medicinal plants; 1 p.m. Fridays, focusing on canoe plants (plants brought to the Islands during Polynesian migration), and 1 p.m. Wednesdays; Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, Kona, Big Island; $4 suggested donation; 808-323-3318.
Self-guided garden walking tour, view more than 50 native Hawaiian and tropical plants and flowers surrounding The Royal Hawaiian hotel, tour pamphlet available at the concierge desk; daily; free; 923-7311.
Niaulani Nature Walk, guided tour through an old-growth Hawaiian forest; 9:30 a.m. Mondays; Volcano Art Center's Niaulani Campus, Volcano Village, Big Island; donations accepted; 808-967-8222, www.volcanoartcenter.org.
Guided tours, view plants of the rainforest; 10-11:30 a.m. Mondays-Fridays; Lyon Arboretum, Manoa Valley; free; reservations: 988-0461.
Garden tours, 1-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); Senator Fong's Plantation and Gardens, 47-285 Pulama Road; $14.50, discounts for kama'aina; 239-6775.
Guided tours; 1 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with special topics on selected Saturdays; Foster Botanical Garden; included with admission of $5 general, $3 kama'aina, $1 ages 6-12; 522-7066.
Manoa Heritage Center tours, visit a cultural and historical site in Manoa Valley, with guided tours of the native Hawaiian plant garden surrounding a traditional heiau (sacred site); 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; Manoa Heritage Center; $7 adults, $4 children and students; guided tour reservations: 988-1287.
Furniture workshop tours, learn about the history and craft of Hawaiian furniture; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Wednesdays; Martin & MacArthur Workshop and Showroom, 1815 Kahai St.; free; reservations: 845-6688.
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