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For Immediate Release
January 29, 2019

Create Your Own Xeric Critter Planter
Halawa Xeriscape Garden Workshop


xeric critters workshopCreate custom made critter planters!  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 xeric critter planter out of a recycled 2-liter bottle.


Saturday, February 16, 2019
10:30 a.m. to noon


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


$10 for general public and Friends of Halawa membership “Friend” level
$5 for supporting, corporate and lifetime memberships


This hands-on workshop involves crafting a 2-liter plastic bottle to look like a hedgehog or other outdoor critter. With a bit of creativity, participants can fashion recycled containers that are practical, fun to use in your garden and simple to create. You will also learn a few hints on how to care for your container plants.


Advanced registration is required. Registration opens on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, and closes at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 15, 2019, 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 participant’s 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. UwÄ“ ka lani, ola ka honua – "When the heavens weep, the earth lives."