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* Gardening classes. To register, contact Anne Gachuhi at 446-2361 or email@example.com.
** "Plant Propagation Techniques" will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hope Chapel, Kihei. This class explores the two major types of propagation: using seeds and using vegetative plant parts. Participants will have an opportunity for hands-on activities. Bring 24-inch cuttings of citrus, avocadoes, figs or mangoes. Cost is $10.
** "Pruning Made Easy" will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Lumeria Maui, Makawao. Learn how to prune, what to prune, the right time to prune and reasons for pruning the right way. Cost is $15.
* "Day with the Whales," with wildlife photographer Scott Mead will be March 1. The daylong workshop starts with classroom instruction followed by three hours on-board a 30-foot rigid inflatable boat. Participants will have an opportunity to create metallic canvas prints and learn proper non-destructive editing techniques. The workshop is limited to 10 participants. Cost is $250. To register, call (808) 573-6875.
* Patch class. "Basic Series (514) Addressing Hawaii's Environmental Standard" will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Class will cover an overview of Hawaii State regulations addressing environmental (safety) standards. For more information, call 249-0101.
* Meditation and Shakti workshops. The following workshops will be at Awakening in Paradise, 1215 S. Kihei Road. Workshops cost $10. For more information, contact (808) 585-1989 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
** "Miracle Meditations" offered by Babaji Maharaj and the Omatrix Center will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Receive beginning to advanced meditation techniques for empowerment and transformation in your life.
** "Shakti: Divine Power Healing" will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Learn about the power of Shakti for divine healing.
* Business workshops. The following workshops will be held at Maui County Business Resource Center, Maui Mall, Suite B-9 and are subject to change or cancellation. Workshops are free unless otherwise noted. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 873-8247.
** "Pinning for Profits: How to Use Pinterest for Business" with Danielle Miller will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Learn how this social network can help you establish brand authority, reach a wider audience and drive traffic to your site.
** "Business Branding with Online Marketing" with Nicole Fisher will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Workshop will cover building your brand across the social media platforms and go over eight questions you need to ask before you brand your business.
** "Starting a Business in Maui County" with Karen Arakawa will be from noon to 1 p.m. Friday. Workshop will cover general information and requirements for starting a business in Maui County and the requirements for a Maui County Vendor Business License. Handouts, website and other useful information will be provided.
* Meditation classes. Heart Path with Denise Key will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through March 11 at Awakening in Paradise, 1215 S. Kihei Road, Suite D2, in Kihei. The classes include introduction to meditation. Cost is $15 per class. For information, contact (810) 287-9253 or email@example.com.
* EdVenture classes. The University of Hawaii Maui College is offering the following classes. For information or to register, call 984-3231.
** "Astronomy for Beginners" with Becky Sydney will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday through March 13. Learn about recent discoveries in astronomy and how to use a telescope to guide your way through the heavens. Cost is $109.
** "College for Kids: The Polymers are Coming!" with Karl Topper will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. How much water can a diaper hold? Get a blast of winter by making snow in Hawaii. Explore these and other polymeric experiments. Requirements: Grade 4-8. Cost is $39, material fee: $6.