29th Annual Halawa Xeriscape Garden Open House and Unthirsty Plant Sale

Bring the whole family to the 29th Annual Halawa Xeriscape Garden Open House and Unthirsty Plant Sale on Saturday, August 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is FREE! (See directions.)

plant sale shoppers
Event-goers browsed through rows of beautiful less-thirsty plants to take home.

Presented by the Board of Water Supply (BWS) and Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOXHG) the Plant Sale is a great opportunity for the public to enjoy a fun day for the whole family while learning how to beat the summer heat and conserve water outdoors.  All of the activities at the Plant Sale will be focused on xeriscaping—an innovative way to conserve water through efficient landscaping.

There will be a large variety of beautiful and drought tolerant plants, xeriscape and outdoor water conservation workshops, Cactus and Succulent Society of Hawaii Show, education booths, Plant Doctors, keiki activities, rain barrels, delicious food, and much more!

plant sale keikiscapes
Keikiscapes. There will be lots of activities for keiki to enjoy.
unthirsty plant sale workshop
Workshops. A number of free workshops will be offered throughout the day.

Workshop Schedule

Time Workshop Location
9:15 a.m. Xeriscape 101 by Mark Takemoto Pavilion
10:30 a.m. Yellow Faced Bees by Dr. Jason Graham Pavilion
12:15 p.m. Succulent Care by Ron Fitch Pavilion
1:30 p.m. How to Select the Right Plant Media by JoAnn Maeda Pavilion
Various Times Rain Barrel Water Catchment Systems by BWS Water Resources Staff Rain Barrel Tent

While enjoying the day’s activities, event-goers are bound to work up an appetite. The Plant Sale is pleased to offer tasty food and drinks for purchase at the Water for People booth, with proceeds supporting safe drinking water and sanitation in third world countries.

unthirsty plant sale concessions
Refreshments. Delicious food and beverages will be on sale throughout the day.

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