Christmas is right around the corner and shoppers are out in record numbers. Folks are almost obsessed with getting their trees, poinsettias and gifts for family and friends. If you enjoy giving living plants for Christmas, consider giving poinsettias. Last week, Russell Nagata wrote about the history of poinsettias. Today, let’s focus on purchase,...Continue reading
Tired of Norfolk pines? A new variety of Hawaii-grown Christmas trees is available. By Mariah Mellor It took five years – from test pot to harvest – for a new variety of local Christmas trees to be available this holiday season from Helemano Farms. The Leyland Cypress, a popular tree usually grown in the...Continue reading
By Nick Sakovich Q: Arriving in Hilo from Europe several years ago, we were presented with several Norfolk pine trees in a pot to use as our first Christmas tree. … We noticed that several branches had gone brown/died off. We did notice, also, some very small webs at the base, though are unsure...Continue reading
Talking about Christmas trees in Hawaii is a little early being that its November 8th today. But I was just watching Hawaii Five-O tonight, and it made me think of us getting our first Christmas tree in Hawaii. So how does Hawaii Five-O make someone think about Christmas trees. I’ll get to that in...Continue reading
Uaka Kava of Hilo Hawaii have recently restocked ‘Awa (Kava Kava) powder they make from the dried fresh root of the...