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HAWAII DOGGIE BAKERY
Every dog will have his New Year's Day with a yummy Doggie Mochi set, below, and Doggie Sushi biscuits, both only available for the season.
Treat Fido to some New Year specialties
After having to deal with fireworks smoke and noise this weekend, Fido deserves a little something out of the ordinary. Usher in 2006 by treating that special pooch to goodies from Hawaii Doggie Bakery at Ward Warehouse. After all, the Lunar New Year, which begins Jan. 26, is the Year of the Dog.
Treats sure to fetch barks of approval include New Year Doggie Sushi biscuits, which are handmade and look just like maki sushi, individually packed at $1.95 each or in a set of six for $11.50.
Or try the boxed Doggie Mochi set, $12, display instructions and good-luck doggie paper included. Display for a few days, then let your pet indulge on New Year's Day for good luck and long life.
Call 521-7297 to order.
Cultivate crab-claw Narcissus classes
The Honolulu Academy of Arts is offering workshops on growing narcissus, Jan. 7 through Feb. 4.
Students will learn the art of crab-claw narcissus culture, a tradition in celebrating the Chinese New Year, taught by Gilman Hu.
Two classes are offered -- 8:30 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Academy Art Center's ceramic studio. Both will teach all skill levels.
Cost is $35 for new students and $25 for returning students. Call 532-8742 to register.
Learn to make Mizuhiki flowers
Learn how to create Mizuhiki long-stem flowers in a class taught by Nancy Fujioka.
Fujioka uses rolled Mizuhiki cords, handmade washi paper and color film wrap, and various knotting techniques.
The Jan. 21 class will be held 8:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 106.
Fee is $40 plus $8 lab fee. Call 235-7433 for a list of required tools and supplies.
Feng shui workshop for Year of the Dog
Get your home in order for the Year of the Dog using traditional Chinese feng shui with methods taught by Alan Lum.
The 9 a.m. to noon class will be held Jan. 21 at Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 112.
Cost is $30. Call 235-7433.