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For Immediate Release
May 1, 2019

Board of Water Supply's Halawa Xeriscape Garden Closure Dates in the Month of May


The Board of Water Supply’s (BWS) Halawa Xeriscape Garden will be closed to the general public on Wednesday, May 8 & 15, 2019.


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


The Halawa Xeriscape garden will be closed to the general public on Wednesday, May 8 & 15, 2019. The Seed of the Month will not be available for pick-up on those dates.

The garden will be open to the public during normal hours from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on all other Wednesdays and Saturdays in the month of May.

The Halawa Xeriscape Garden is a three-acre demonstration garden that displays a series of unthirsty, water-conserving plants in a visually attractive garden. The BWS opened the garden to the public in September 1989 as a way to educate Oahu residents on ways to save water outdoors in lawns, gardens, and landscaped areas.

For more information contact the BWS Communications Office at (808) 748-5041 or by email at

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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.”  For more information, visit



Kathleen Elliott-Pahinui
Information Officer
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Phone: (808) 748-5319