Sky is the limit: Friends of Greenwell planning big now that garden is theirs

  • Garden Manager Peter Van Dyke tends to the Kalo patch in 2018 at Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden in Captain Cook. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today file photo)
  • Maile Melrose checks on an abutilon flower in 2018 at Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden in Captain Cook. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today file photo)
  • Melanie Ide, Bishop Museum president and CEO, left, and Maile Melrose, Friends of Amy B. H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden. Courtesy Photo
  • Amy B.H. Greenwell (Courtesy Photo)

KAILUA-KONA — Plans for a Kealakekua gem are in the works now that the Friends of Amy B. H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden purchased the land from the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum.