Green House Workshops

The Green House Workshops:

November 3rd

Make a Rain barrel Catchment System
-- Environmental engineer, Jeremai Cann, will demonstrate how to  make a rain barrel catchment system for your home.  Collection of water from rooftop runoff can provide an ample supply of free 'soft water' containing no chlorine, lime or calcium. Rain water is ideal for many uses, it will also lower your monthly water bill and lessen your impact on the 'aina.
-- 10-noon
-- Fee $15
-- Advanced Registration Required

Kombucha: Grow Your Own Probiotic Medicine
-- Herbalist and ethnobotanist, Laura Weiss, will explain the amazing health benefits of the probiotic living beverage kombucha, teach you how to grow this symbiotic organism and offer kombucha "cocktails" to taste.  An informational/instructional booklet and all you need to grow your own lifetime supply of kombucha will be provided.
-- 10-noon
-- Fee: $15
-- Advanced Registration Required

Water Catchment Gardening
-- Learn ways of water cycling in your garden with permaculture designer, Hunter Heaivilin. We will install a rain barrel, discuss gray water systems, build a "Scrooge Bottle", create self watering planters from recycled materials, explore buried clay pot irrigation and cover little known self watering techniques.
-- 1:30-3:30pm
-- Fee:$15
-- Advanced Registration Required

Parent/Child Workshop:  Tuesday, November 6th @ Waialae Elementary School

Simplify the Holidays "Green" Gift Series: Abracadabra! Transformed T s

Dress up those tired old T s cluttering  your shelves.   Bring  old favorites or ones you don't wear to this parent/child workshop and experience a creative way to begin the holiday season.  You will discover simple techniques to transform T s into wearable works of art to give as gifts or wear yourself.

Please bring:
   *  Old  t-shirts
    * Buttons, beads, patches, etc

November 6th
6 to 8pm
Fee $6 per person 
8 years and up
Advanced Registration Required.

To Register:
Email: or call: 524-8427

The Green House
224 Pakohana St. Honolulu, HI  96813
Pauoa Valley