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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, September 5, 2008

Home and garden calendar

Advertiser Staff


BONSAI CLASSES, with Windward School for Adults; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays Sept. 8-Nov. 17; to register and for more information: 254-7955.


FOSTER BOTANICAL GARDEN is seeking volunteers to help maintain the new butterfly garden; for more information: 373-4200.

GARDEN TOUR, 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. Sundays); Senator Fong's Plantation and Gardens; $14.50, discounts for kama-'aina; 239-6775.

SELF-DIRECTED DRAWING AND PAINTING, rendering of plants, flowers and seed pods from the garden; 9-10 a.m. every Wednesday; Wahiawa Botanical Garden; reservations: 621-5463.

NIAULANI NATURE WALK, guided tour through an old-growth 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 rain forest; 10 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays; Lyon Arboretum, Manoa Valley; $5; reservations: 988-0461.

MANOA HERITAGE CENTER, discover an ancient Hawaiian heiau and native Hawaiian plants while learning Manoa Valley's history; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; Manoa Heritage Center; $7 general, $4 seniors and military, students free; visits and tours by reservation only: 988-1287, www.manoaheritagecenter.org.

LAUHALA WEAVING DEMONSTRATION, with members of the Ulana Me Ka Lokomaka'i weaving hui; 10 a.m.2 p.m. every first Saturday of the month; Mission Houses Museum; free; 531-0481, ext. 714.

SECOND SATURDAY AT THE GARDEN, stroll and learn about home gardening from certified Hawai'i master gardeners and Urban Garden Center volunteers; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. every second Saturday of the month; Pearl City Urban Garden Center; free; 453-6050, www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/ougc.

Send announcements, with contact name and phone number, to: Island Life, The Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; or islandlife@honoluluadvertiser.com, with "Home & Garden Cal" in the subject line.