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For Immediate Release
April 10, 2018

Whimsical Reusable Kitty Planter

Halawa Xeriscape Garden Workshop


whimsical reusableCreate 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 kitty planter


Saturday, April 28, 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
We accept cash, check, and most major credit cards. 
Participants must bring their own milk jug.


You’ll enjoy recycling a plastic milk jug into a whimsical 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 planting succulents in containers. Did you know that succulents don’t require a lot of water to survive?


Advanced registration is required. Registration opens on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, and closes at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 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 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."