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For Immediate Release
September 25, 2018

Painting Hibiscus (A Paint in the Garden Workshop)

Halawa Xeriscape Garden Workshop

What

painting hibiscus workshopThe first of our “Paint in the Garden,” Series for this new workshop schedule is a fun-filled, NO PAINTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED workshop! Participants will receive step-by-step instructions from start to finish. As they complete their masterpiece they will learn about the care and unique characteristics of the Hibiscus. Use of this beautiful drought tolerant plant in your landscape can help reduce outdoor water consumption. This creative hands-on workshop is offered by the Board of Water Supply (BWS), Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) and Erika Brown, member of FOHXG.

When

Saturday, October 13, 2018
10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Where

Halawa Xeriscape Garden
99-1268 Iwaena Street
Halawa Valley’s Central Park Industrial Area

Cost

$30 for general public and Friends of Halawa membership “Friend” level
$25 for supporting, corporate and lifetime memberships
We accept cash, checks and most major credit cards.

Details

Participants will have fun creating a vibrant Hibiscus painting on a spacious 11” x 14” canvas. Instructor Erika Brown will coach students on the use of acrylic paints and how to use layering, blending and shading techniques to give their masterpiece just the right look. Participants will not only learn to paint this well-loved Hibisicus flower, they will also learn about its versatility in their landscape or container gardens. The Hibiscus Painting Workshop is for ages 10 years old and older. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Participants should bring an apron and have the option of packing a meal and/or snack with beverage.

Register

Advanced registration is required. Registration opens Tuesday, September 25, 2018, and closes at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 12, 2018, or when all spaces are filled. Call (808) 748-5315 or email workshops@hbws.org to register. BWS security and workshop registration requires submittal of participant’s full name, home address, phone number, and email address where applicable.

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


Contact:

Sheri Mikami
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."