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For Immediate Release
December 20, 2019

Xeric Mini Zen Garden

Halawa Xeriscape Garden Workshop


Create a small area of serenity and nature on your countertop that incorporates xeric plants. This hands-on workshop is sponsored by the Board of Water Supply (BWS) and Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) and will have participants assemble their your very own desktop xeric contemporary mini zen garden to help evoke feelings of calmness and peace.

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Saturday, January 11, 2020
10:30 a.m. to noon


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


$20 for general public and Friends of Halawa membership “Friend” level
$15 for supporting, corporate and lifetime memberships
We accept cash, check, and most major credit cards.


All supplies will be provided. Your mini zen garden will help you clear your mind and reflect on your thoughts as you create swirling patterns in the sand and rearrange stones. You will also receive a few tips on growing succulents indoors that require less maintenance.  


Advanced registration is required. Registration opens on Tuesday, December 24, 2019, and closes at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 10, 2020, 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."