Hawaiian gardens include hundreds of species of rare palms. As far as the U.S. is concerned, even the coconut palm can only be grown here and the southern tip of Florida. When it comes to species of palms in the world, there are thousands with more discovered each year. They come from the high mountains like the Andean wax palms that live at 13,000 feet above sea level to equatorial rainforest species like those from the Amazon.
KONA Almost 15 years ago, Kollette and Jason Stith had a dream of someday running a sustainable organic farm in Kona. Today, their Mahina Mele Farm is a fulfillment of their fantasy and a productive success.
Wednesday, May 14, 1969 | Volume II, Issue XIV
Mural to be unveiled Monday