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For Immediate Release
June 18, 2020

Halawa Xeriscape Garden's Open House and Unthirsty Plant Sale Cancelled Due to COVID-19

HONOLULU – The 32nd Annual Halawa Xeriscape Garden’s Open House and Unthirsty Plant Sale, scheduled for Saturday, August 1, 2020, has been cancelled to mitigate the possible spread of COVID-19 in the community. The Board of Water Supply and Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden are looking at alternatives to sell plants to the public. More information will be provided as details become available.

About the Board of Water Supply

The Board of Water Supply (BWS), a semi-autonomous agency of the City and County of Honolulu, manages Oahu’s municipal water resources and distribution system.  As the largest water utility in the State, the BWS serves approximately one million customers on Oahu.  The BWS embraces its mission of “Water for Life – Ka Wai Ola” – to provide a safe, dependable, and affordable water supply, now and into the future.  Uwē  ka lani, ola ka honua – “When the heavens weep, the earth lives.”  For more information, visit, follow @BWSHonolulu or like the BWS’s Facebook page at



Kathleen Elliott-Pahinui
Information Officer
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Phone: (808) 748-5319