Category Archives: Emi

Kūkaenēnē Profusion on Kaūmana Trail

Kūkaenēnē, ‘Ōhelo and Pūkiawe plants are laden with berries in this ‘āina of recent lava flows on the slopes of Maunaloa above Hilo where upper Waiākea meets Pi‘ihonua.  Mahalo to our hand model, Ku‘ulei! Advertisements

Kūkaenēnē Profusion on Kaūmana Trail

Kūkaenēnē, ‘Ōhelo and Pūkiawe plants are laden with berries in this ‘āina of recent lava flows on the slopes of Maunaloa above Hilo where upper Waiākea meets Pi‘ihonua.  Mahalo to our hand model, Ku‘ulei!

I ola Hāloa

Mauli. Kalo plants thriving in this māla in upper Puna in the wet darkness of mauli. Huli journeyed all the way from Waipi‘o and are adjusting well to a cool, cloudy, forest environment almost 3,000 feet higher in elevation, in

I ola Hāloa

Mauli. Kalo plants thriving in this māla in upper Puna in the wet darkness of mauli. Huli journeyed all the way from Waipi‘o and are adjusting well to a cool, cloudy, forest environment almost 3,000 feet higher in elevation, in

/ Muku

Fruits in Season

A second crop of mountain apple is ripening though fruits are not as abundant as the first crop.  Also reaching peak ripeness is the Groff, Hak Ip, and Bosworth varieties of lychee.

/ Muku

Fruits in Season

A second crop of mountain apple is ripening though fruits are not as abundant as the first crop.  Also reaching peak ripeness is the Groff, Hak Ip, and Bosworth varieties of lychee.

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,

/ Kane

Seasonal Fruit Update

Soursop have been slowly ripening for several months, but many fruits are reaching peak ripeness at this time.  Kaimana lychee are still ripe on the tree, while Groff and Bosworth varieties are just starting to show color on a few

/ Kane

Seasonal Fruit Update

Soursop have been slowly ripening for several months, but many fruits are reaching peak ripeness at this time.  Kaimana lychee are still ripe on the tree, while Groff and Bosworth varieties are just starting to show color on a few

Ikiiki || month summary

In the beginning of this past month of Ikiiki, we saw awesome mauka and makai observations of the wedding flower (Stephanotis floribunda) and Noni blooming mauka in Mānoa, Oʻahu and bleached manauea looking limu floating in small mats and bunches

Ikiiki || month summary

In the beginning of this past month of Ikiiki, we saw awesome mauka and makai observations of the wedding flower (Stephanotis floribunda) and Noni blooming mauka in Mānoa, Oʻahu and bleached manauea looking limu floating in small mats and bunches

Lychee Season!

A few early season Kaimana lychee are just about ready to harvest.  Groff lychee are much more delayed, with green fruits still very small. Avocado cultivars such as Kahalu’u, Malama, and Sharwil are carrying fruit that are golf ball-sized and larger.  Other varieties such as Yamagata,

Lychee Season!

A few early season Kaimana lychee are just about ready to harvest.  Groff lychee are much more delayed, with green fruits still very small. Avocado cultivars such as Kahalu’u, Malama, and Sharwil are carrying fruit that are golf ball-sized and larger.  Other varieties such as Yamagata,