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For Immediate Release
January 9, 2018

Da Bug Doctor (Green Pest Control)

Halawa Xeriscape Garden Workshop


Sponsored by the Board of Water Supply (BWS) and Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG). We are excited to present a new workshop that deters bugs using everyday household supplies!


Saturday, January 27, 2018
10:30 a.m. to noon


Halawa Xeriscape Garden
99-1268 Iwaena Street
Halawa Valley's Central Park
Industrial Area
(get directions)


$5 for general public and Friends of Halawa membership “Friend” level
Free for supporting, corporate and lifetime memberships
We accept cash and checks.


Andrew Nowinski, a retired Termite and Pest Controller, will demonstrate how to eliminate all types of bugs in and around offices and homes. (Healthy, bug-free plants require less water to survive, than sick or insect infested ones). Imagine using moth balls, toilet bowl freshener or bounce dryer sheets and other household supplies you may already have on hand to prevent critter infestation and annoyances!

Andrew will also do bug readings. If you have a bug around your house and want to know what it is, join us for your very own bug reading: Capture: If you can’t capture it in a see-through container, place some tape on your bug, without smashing of course, then place it in a baggie or other container. Store: Place container in fridge for safe, fresh keeping. Transport: Bring it to the workshop for identification and pest control recommendation.


Advanced registration is required. Registration opens on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, and closes at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 26, 2018, or when all spaces are filled. Call (808) 748-5315 or email to register. For more information about xeriscaping or classes at the Halawa Xeriscape Garden, visit BWS security requires full name and address of all participants.


A photo is attached for your consideration and use. The photo is courtesy of the Board of Water Supply.


Diane Moses
Community Relations Specialist
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
(808) 748-5315

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."