Category Archives: Kaloapau

citrus, loquat & avo flowers are booming on hawaii island

citrus, loquat & avo flowers are booming on hawaii island | vog is thick & the ocean has calmed #hiloiaapaa #kaloapau #anahuluhoemi Advertisements

citrus, loquat & avo flowers are booming on hawaii island

citrus, loquat & avo flowers are booming on hawaii island | vog is thick & the ocean has calmed #hiloiaapaa #kaloapau #anahuluhoemi

Rambutan

Many varieties of citrus trees are still heavily laiden with ripe fruit.  Rambutan are just reaching maturity, though many green fruit still remain.

Rambutan

Many varieties of citrus trees are still heavily laiden with ripe fruit.  Rambutan are just reaching maturity, though many green fruit still remain.

Hinaia’ele’ele: Kaloapau (Hilo, Hawaii)

Tide is erratic, extreme highs even with the Kaloa moons.  The fish were very skittish, hiding in their hale in the fishpond.  The extreme highs and lots of rain made it difficult to build the the new Makaha at Honokea,

Hinaia’ele’ele: Kaloapau (Hilo, Hawaii)

Tide is erratic, extreme highs even with the Kaloa moons.  The fish were very skittish, hiding in their hale in the fishpond.  The extreme highs and lots of rain made it difficult to build the the new Makaha at Honokea,

Rainy Day

Weather and water conditions were poor today, being very windy with frequent showers.  Kāloa nights were said to be good for planting vines, sugar cane, and bamboo. It’s also a good time to harvest shellfish as the tide will be

Rainy Day

Weather and water conditions were poor today, being very windy with frequent showers.  Kāloa nights were said to be good for planting vines, sugar cane, and bamboo. It’s also a good time to harvest shellfish as the tide will be

Kea‘au in Puna, mauka-makai: strong winds & heavy rains

 .  Mahina at top of sky at sunrise, soon veiled by clouds.  Morning in upland forest of Puna at Kea‘au-Kahauale‘a boundary: intensely showery with unusually strong, chilly makani coming from the north-northeast, shaking treetops, raining ‘ōhi‘a leaves and twigs.  Occasional

Kea‘au in Puna, mauka-makai: strong winds & heavy rains

 .  Mahina at top of sky at sunrise, soon veiled by clouds.  Morning in upland forest of Puna at Kea‘au-Kahauale‘a boundary: intensely showery with unusually strong, chilly makani coming from the north-northeast, shaking treetops, raining ‘ōhi‘a leaves and twigs.  Occasional

Ahi grass, invasive species with local connections?

Growing up in South Kona, a friend told us about how her father would always point out when the ahi grass (molasses grass, Melinis minutiflora) was blooming and he would say that the ahi or tuna would be running. Mahalo to

Ahi grass, invasive species with local connections?

Growing up in South Kona, a friend told us about how her father would always point out when the ahi grass (molasses grass, Melinis minutiflora) was blooming and he would say that the ahi or tuna would be running. Mahalo to

Rockpiles tide

Yesterday afternoon, kaloapau: tide was dropping at rockpiles on Oahu

Rockpiles tide

Yesterday afternoon, kaloapau: tide was dropping at rockpiles on Oahu