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For Immediate Release
October 9, 2018

Whimsical Resuable Owl Planter (Eco-Craft)

Halawa Xeriscape Garden Workshop


whimsical reusable owl planterCreate a planter from a recycled milk jug and minimize waste that goes to a landfill! You can even start your succulents for landscapes in these creative containers. A hands-on workshop offered by the Board of Water Supply (BWS) and Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) will show you how to create a cute owl planter.


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


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


$8 for general public and Friends of Halawa membership “Friend” level
$3 for supporting, corporate and lifetime memberships
Participants must bring their own milk jug.
We accept cash and checks.


You’ll enjoy recycled a plastic milk jug into a whimsical owl planter. With an ounce of creativity, a little bit of paint, some planting soil, and a drought tolerant plant, participants can design artful containers that are practical and simple to create. You’ll also learn a few tips for using succulents in containers. Did you know what succulents don’t require a lot of water to survive? The Whimiscal Reusable Owl Planter 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.


Advanced registration is required. Registration begins on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, and closes at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 2018, or when all spaces are filled. Call (808) 748-5315 or email to register. BWS security and workshop registration requires submittal of participants full name, home address, phone number, and email address where applicable.


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


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."