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Waikiki Aquarium gift shop seeks volunteers

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2016

    Visitors check out the displays at the Waikiki Aquarium in 2016. The Waikiki Aquarium is seeking gift-shop volunteers who want to share their enthusiasm for the ocean while assisting visitors with purchases and helping with store upkeep and displays.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2017

    Pineapples grow in a Kaneohe yard last year. It’s a pineapple painting party at the Halawa Xeriscape Garden on March 17, when you can receive step-by-step instructions for creating artwork of the fruit.

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The Waikiki Aquarium is seeking gift-shop volunteers who want to share their enthusiasm for the ocean while assisting visitors with purchases and helping with store upkeep and displays.

The Shop at the Waikiki Aquarium offers an array of apparel, jewelry, toys, art and other products made in Hawaii, with proceeds benefitting aquarium programs, exhibits and research.

Volunteers will be trained and must commit to working one four-hour shift per week, either from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information or to apply online, call (909) 440-9020, visit waikikiaquarium.org or email volunteer@waquarium.com.

PINEAPPLE IS SUBJECT OF ‘PAINT IN THE GARDEN’ SERIES

It’s a pineapple painting party at the Halawa Xeriscape Garden on March 17, when you can receive step-by-step instructions for creating artwork of the fruit while learning how to grow this symbol of hospitality and drought-tolerant member of the bromeliad family.

The workshop, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., is part of the garden’s new “Paint in the Garden” series offered by the Honolulu Board of Water Supply, Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden and Friends member Erika Brown.

The cost is $30 for the adults-only event; the registration deadline is 2 p.m. March 16, but seats may fill up before then. Call 748-5315 or email workshops@hbws.org to register. For more information, visit boardofwatersupply.com.

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