Volunteers poured the concrete pad for a Purple Heart Memorial being constructed at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. The monument will be placed near the pavilion at the back of the cemetery, across from a POW/MIA monument and ash garden already in place. Modeled after a monument erected early last year in Hilo, the 3,000-pound India red granite monument pays tribute to recipients of the Purple Heart.
Julie asks: I got some lettuce seeds from the Community Seed Library in Kona and want to ensure good results so I can take seeds back to the library. How do you recommend that I plant and care for them?