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UH helps develop Hawaii’s horticultural expertise

| | Nov 16 2017 - 10:48am | Comments

Hawaii is unique in its horticultural blend of plants and landscapes. Although we live in the tropics, gardening is heavily influenced by the ways of Europe and the Americas. This plus Asian, Polynesian and African agricultural influences have made landscaping and gardening fun, but a bit complicated.

  1. | Posted: Sep 30 2017 - 10:53pm

    A herd of goats wandered past construction equipment on Queen Kaahumanu Highway Friday afternoon. Some grazed on the medium strip while the rest cruised the closed northbound lanes. Herds have recently been seen further south, heading into Kona.

  2. | Posted: Sep 30 2017 - 12:05am

    A red torch ginger shows its colors. (Bob Viggers/Community Contributor)

  3. | Posted: Sep 30 2017 - 12:05am

    STEM Academy hosts Fall Exhibition

  4. | Posted: Sep 29 2017 - 12:06am

    Hawaii Women’s Legal Foundation accepting grant program applications

  5. | Posted: Sep 29 2017 - 12:06am

    Waves wash ashore at Honomalino Beach. (Terri Olsem/Community Contributor)

  6. | Posted: Sep 28 2017 - 7:46am

  7. | Posted: Sep 28 2017 - 12:06am

    ERS announces fall classes

  8. | Posted: Sep 27 2017 - 11:25am

    Little Fire Ant workshop Saturday

  9. | Posted: Sep 26 2017 - 12:06am

    Yippee! Warm, fluffy, comforting pancakes have their own recognition day today.

  10. | Posted: Sep 26 2017 - 12:06am

    A pelagic sea horse is seen in waters approximately 3 miles off of Honokohau Harbor on the Kona Coast. (Timothy Ewing/Community Contributor)

  11. | Posted: Sep 26 2017 - 12:06am

    Summit to cover family homelessness

  12. | Posted: Sep 25 2017 - 12:06am

    A stripebelly pufferfish and a Christmas wrasse are seen in Kahaluu Bay. (Laura Kelley/Community Contributor)

  13. | Posted: Sep 25 2017 - 12:06am

    VFW events listed

  14. Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 12:06am

    One big happy family gets together on an upcountry Kaloko farm.

  15. | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 12:06am

    In a prior article, we reported that last December, administrative rules were finalized that wrought significant increases in fees charged by the Department of Transportation, Harbors Division. Those fees increased 17 percent beginning on Feb. 1; they will increase another 15 percent on Oct. 1; they will increase another 15 percent on July 1, 2018; and they will increase on July 1 of each year thereafter, by either 3 percent or the consumer price index rate, whichever is higher.