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As of Monday, April 14, 2014

LAST UPDATED: 03:01 a.m. HST, Apr 13, 2014


34th annual anthurium plant show and sale: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Ward Warehouse. Gardenias, haku lei, corsages and floral arrangements also will be available.



Succulent lei making at the following botanical gardens: 10 to

11:30 a.m. Monday at Foster and Wednesday at Ho‘omaluhia, and 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wahiawa. Cost: $10 (plus garden admission at Foster). For reservations, call 522-7066.

Hawaiian haku lei workshop:

6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Paiko, 675 Auahi St. Ann Kadowaki shares techniques as participants create their own lei. Plant materials will be available, but attendees are encouraged to bring small leaves and flowers from their yards. Cost: $40. Visit paikohawaii.com/workshops.

“Plant Propagation Basics” class: 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden. Learn how to create an optimal root-initiating environment through selection and preparation of plant materials, with air layering and grafting demonstrations. Cost: $10. For reservations, call 522-7066.

Medicinal plants tour: 1 p.m. Saturday, Foster Botanical Garden. Learn about the plants and trees that served as natural remedies prior to the advent of modern medicine. Free with garden admission. For reservations, call 522-7066.

Daily guided tours of Lyon Arboretum: 10 a.m. Mondays-Fridays, 3860 Manoa Road. Cost: $10. For reservations, call 988-0456 or 988-0461.

Halawa Xeriscape Garden’s ongoing brown-bag tours: Lunchtime presentation and garden tour, noon to 12:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 99-1268 Iwaena St. Call 748-5315 in advance. Visit goo.gl/d6F8U.

Free garden mulch: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St. Ask staff for assistance. Call 748-5363 or visit goo.gl/0HXT4.



Aiea Orchid Club: 7:30 p.m. fourth Monday monthly (except December and January), Aiea Elementary School cafeteria. Visit goo.gl/q8r2m.

Cactus & Succulent Society of Hawaii: 7:30 p.m. third Tuesday monthly (except December), Susannah Wesley Community Center, 1117 Kaili St.; plant sales by members begin 7 p.m. Visit cssh.angelfire.com.

Ewa Orchid Society: 7 p.m. fourth Thursday monthly (except November and December), Ewa Elementary School cafeteria, 91-1280 Renton Road. Visit goo.gl/J3YvG.

Hawaii Bonsai Culture Center and Dragon Garden Bonsai: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. third Saturday monthly, Dragon Garden Nurseries/Hawaii Bonsai Culture Center, 41-909 Mahailua St., Waimanalo. Attendees are encouraged to bring their bonsai trees; bonsai master Walter Liew will be present for assistance. Free and open to the public. Call 259-6886 or visit dragon­gardennursery.com.

Hawaii Bromeliad Society: Noon last Saturday monthly, Lyon Arboretum, Manoa. Call 239-7611 or visit hawaiibromeliadsociety.org.

Hawaii Kai Orchid Society:

7:30 p.m. second Thursday monthly, Kamiloiki Elementary School cafeteria. Visit goo.gl/NWx3C.

Honolulu Orchid Society: 7 p.m. second Wednesday monthly, Lanakila Elementary School cafeteria. Visit honolulu­orchid­society.org.

Kaimuki Orchid Society: 7 p.m. first Tuesday monthly, Kilauea Recreation Center, 4109 Kilauea Ave. Visit goo.gl/1L2SS.

Kunia Orchid Society: 7 p.m. first Tuesday monthly (except April and December), Mililani District Park. Visit goo.gl/5A3xL.

Mililani Garden Club: 9:30 a.m. third Thursday monthly (except June through August), Mililani Recreation Center No. 6. Visitors welcome. Call 637-0488 or visit goo.gl/6zuoAd.

Mililani Orchid Club: 7 p.m. first Monday monthly (except January), Mililani Mauka Elementary School cafeteria, 95-1111 Makaikai St. Visit goo.gl/sf1IQ.

Windward Orchid Society: 7:30 p.m. first Wednesday monthly (except June and December), King Intermediate School cafeteria, 46-155 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe. An orchid clinic begins at 7 p.m. for diagnosis of a sick plant or orchid information. Visit windwardorchidsociety.org.

>> Orchid workshops are held second Saturday monthly (except June and November) at 45-663

Luluku Road, Kaneohe. Free and open to the public. Call 236-4104.

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