Category Archives: Emi

/ Kane

Pō Kāne

Aloha kākou e kuʻu mau hoa heluhelu. ʻO Kāne ka pō mahina o kēia poʻakolu nei. Howzit Gangeh. Kāne is the moonphase for this Wednesday. We got a long dark night ahead with low, low tides making it perfect to work

/ Kane

Pō Kāne

Aloha kākou e kuʻu mau hoa heluhelu. ʻO Kāne ka pō mahina o kēia poʻakolu nei. Howzit Gangeh. Kāne is the moonphase for this Wednesday. We got a long dark night ahead with low, low tides making it perfect to work

Spring Spawning

Manini and ‘āholehole around East Kaua‘i are showing signs of developed eggs. Care should be taken to limit the harvest of these species to allow them to reproduce undisturbed. Pay close attention to the presence of developing gonads in fish

Spring Spawning

Manini and ‘āholehole around East Kaua‘i are showing signs of developed eggs. Care should be taken to limit the harvest of these species to allow them to reproduce undisturbed. Pay close attention to the presence of developing gonads in fish

Fruit Trees In Bloom

Avocado flowers are beginning to open, as well as ohia, Kaimana lychee (late bearing varieties not showing yet), and many varieties of mango to include Haden, Rapoza, Nam Doc Mai, Fairchild, and Brooks Late.  A sign that spring is just

Fruit Trees In Bloom

Avocado flowers are beginning to open, as well as ohia, Kaimana lychee (late bearing varieties not showing yet), and many varieties of mango to include Haden, Rapoza, Nam Doc Mai, Fairchild, and Brooks Late.  A sign that spring is just

Poli‘ahu visits Maunaloa

As seen from Keauhou-Ka‘ū, Poli‘ahu visits the summit region and pu‘u of the lower northeast rift zone of Maunaloa; kīpuka in the cloudy sky allow streaks of sunlight to illuminate the snow.  Ānuenue arc over ‘Ōla‘a above Maunahu‘ihu‘i!  Seasonably unsettled

Poli‘ahu visits Maunaloa

As seen from Keauhou-Ka‘ū, Poli‘ahu visits the summit region and pu‘u of the lower northeast rift zone of Maunaloa; kīpuka in the cloudy sky allow streaks of sunlight to illuminate the snow.  Ānuenue arc over ‘Ōla‘a above Maunahu‘ihu‘i!  Seasonably unsettled

/ Kane

ʻO Kāne ka pō mahina o kēia pōakahi nei.

Kane is the phase for Monday in the Hawaiian lunar month of Kāʻelo. It is reported by Hawaiian scholars that today is a good day for planting and fishing. Night time ceremonies for those whose traditional practices belong to Kāne

/ Kane

ʻO Kāne ka pō mahina o kēia pōakahi nei.

Kane is the phase for Monday in the Hawaiian lunar month of Kāʻelo. It is reported by Hawaiian scholars that today is a good day for planting and fishing. Night time ceremonies for those whose traditional practices belong to Kāne

/ Lono

ʻO Lono kēia i ka malama o Makaliʻi

Aloha kākou e kuʻu mau hoa kilokilo, ʻO Lono ka pō mahina o kēia lā pule nei.  Lono is the moon phase on todayʻs Sunday.  So in Hilo Gangeh, itʻs been all about the signs of Lono.  The day started

/ Lono

ʻO Lono kēia i ka malama o Makaliʻi

Aloha kākou e kuʻu mau hoa kilokilo, ʻO Lono ka pō mahina o kēia lā pule nei.  Lono is the moon phase on todayʻs Sunday.  So in Hilo Gangeh, itʻs been all about the signs of Lono.  The day started

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

Yellow-Mooded Mahina in Heʻeia

Kaloakulua (maybe even Kaloapau?): blooms melemele of Maʻo Hau Hele, Nehe, and Nohu. Not seen in this photo are more yellow flowers of Koʻokoʻolau and ʻAkia. These beauties are blossoming at Hui Ku Maoli Ola Native Plant Nursery in Heʻeia,

Yellow-Mooded Mahina in Heʻeia

Kaloakulua (maybe even Kaloapau?): blooms melemele of Maʻo Hau Hele, Nehe, and Nohu. Not seen in this photo are more yellow flowers of Koʻokoʻolau and ʻAkia. These beauties are blossoming at Hui Ku Maoli Ola Native Plant Nursery in Heʻeia,

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

Pohuehue at Kiholo Bay

  Pohuehue (Ipomoea pes-caprae) was blooming this weekend on the shores of Kiholo Bay, Hawaii. The mahina we saw was olekulua or olepau, what do you think?   

Pohuehue at Kiholo Bay

  Pohuehue (Ipomoea pes-caprae) was blooming this weekend on the shores of Kiholo Bay, Hawaii. The mahina we saw was olekulua or olepau, what do you think?