For the environment
See a comprehensive listing at www.honoluluadvertiser.com/islandlife.
"MOKU O LO'E: THE BEST-KEPT SECRET IN KÄNE'OHE BAY," a Windward Community College Continuing Education Course on the history of Coconut Island, and the Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology, including discussion by HIMB research scientists on ocean acidification, reef monitoring, fish studies and alien species; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesdays, through March 2, on Coconut Island; $40 (plus $60 lab fee); registration, 235-7433 or www.ocet.wcc.hawaii.edu.
"DESIGNING YOUR LANDSCAPE with Native Plants, Edibles and Ornamentals," practical landscape design for easy and sustainable landscape maintenance, with instructor Heidi Bornhorst; 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Lyon Arboretum, Mänoa; 988-0461.
BE A GREENIE
FREE GARDEN MULCH, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, Hälawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1269 Iwaena St., self-service; www.boardofwatersupply.com, 748-5041.
SIERRA CLUB is looking for hike/outing leaders (information, Stan Oka, 429-9814, or Deborah Blair, 955-4168), and for people to sign up as new Facebook friends; information, 538-6616.