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For Immediate Release
April 16, 2019

Terracotta Madness

Halawa Xeriscape Garden Workshop


The Board of Water Supply (BWS) and the Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) are pleased to offer “Terracotta Madness” a workshop that teaches participants about succulent propagation with the use of recycled pottery. 


Saturday, May 4, 2019
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 and checks.


If you are thinking of throwing away any damaged or scrap pieces of broken terracotta pots, THINK AGAIN!  The “Terracotta Madness” workshop provides an environmentally friendly way to bring new life to old and wrecked pots in an unusually functional and artistic way.  Just bring your pots (new pots are also acceptable) to the workshop and the workshop instructors will show you how to reuse and recycle it for another round of planting.

At the workshop participants will also learn about succulent propagation, care, and placement, and will be provided with tips to decorate their recycled pot.


Each participant is asked to bring bits and pieces from cracked terracotta pots or new pots and are encouraged to bring any embellishment to be used to decorate their pot. Planting media and plants will be provided.


Advanced registration is required. Registration begins on Tuesday, April 16, 2018 and closes at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 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 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. UwÄ“ ka lani, ola ka honua – "When the heavens weep, the earth lives."