Kohala’s Aikane Nursery continues to evolve

  • Pots of sun-loving nursery plants are on display on Aikane’s lawn. (Diana Duff/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Aikane Nursery is a Plant Pono certified nursery that does not sell invasive plants.

  • Grace is proud of their success growing the rare alula in their garden.

  • Aikane Nursery features a variety of native Hawaiian plants at the 3-acre nursery at 55-3472 Akoni Pule Highway in Hawi. Brad’s favorites are sandalwood and aweoweo. Grace likes hala pepe and Brandon’s favors are hibiscus kokio ula and pohinahina. (Photos by Diana Duff/Special to West Hawaii Today)

More than 30 years ago, Barrie Moss and Ken Boche decided to feature native Hawaiian plants at their new venture, Aikane Nursery in Hawi.