East meets west as cherry blossom trees begin to bloom in Waimea gardens
Spring in the northern hemisphere officially starts on March 21, but in upland Hawaii gardens, the budding cherry blossoms tell us spring is already here. In just one week we celebrate the 30th annual Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival. Saturday, Feb. 4, will be the official day of celebration but you can view these gorgeous trees beginning to bloom now.
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