Posts Tagged: Kauai

May Observations Through Mohalu

In the kai:  manini still spawning, some of the larger ‘aholehole are still carrying eggs though most are pau, spiny lobsters are carrying eggs. In the mala:  male flower buds on numerous mai’a are emerging, fruit of Malay variety mountain apple are

May Observations Through Mohalu

In the kai:  manini still spawning, some of the larger ‘aholehole are still carrying eggs though most are pau, spiny lobsters are carrying eggs. In the mala:  male flower buds on numerous mai’a are emerging, fruit of Malay variety mountain apple are

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

/ Huna

Gusty Day on Huna

Lots of new growth on many types of fruit and flowering trees. Traditionally, this was a good time to plant gourds, pumpkin, and sweet potato.  Night fishing was also said to be good, especially at sea.

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Gusty Day on Huna

Lots of new growth on many types of fruit and flowering trees. Traditionally, this was a good time to plant gourds, pumpkin, and sweet potato.  Night fishing was also said to be good, especially at sea.

/ Lono

Wailua Orchard

Kaimana lychee are still heavy with flower with early blossoms developed into immature green fruit.  Jabong, King mandarin, and Meyers lemon are also still heavily laden with flowers with numerous pea-sized green fruit. Ho’i’o is also growing vigorously, taking advantage

/ Lono

Wailua Orchard

Kaimana lychee are still heavy with flower with early blossoms developed into immature green fruit.  Jabong, King mandarin, and Meyers lemon are also still heavily laden with flowers with numerous pea-sized green fruit. Ho’i’o is also growing vigorously, taking advantage

Nana: Ho’onui Anahulu Summary

During this hoʻonui anahulu of the Hawaiian month Nana, we began with seeing Kou trees seeding and flowering in Hilo on the Hilo moon. The Hoaka moon showed rain on the island of Oʻahu (Mānoa) and mist in the mauka

Nana: Ho’onui Anahulu Summary

During this hoʻonui anahulu of the Hawaiian month Nana, we began with seeing Kou trees seeding and flowering in Hilo on the Hilo moon. The Hoaka moon showed rain on the island of Oʻahu (Mānoa) and mist in the mauka

/ Huna

New Fruits

Frequent showers continue to nourish the vegetation on East Kaua’i. Wind direction remains variable, often very light and blowing from the South and West direction.  Numerous varieties of fruit bearing trees are showing new fruit development.  Some of these include

/ Huna

New Fruits

Frequent showers continue to nourish the vegetation on East Kaua’i. Wind direction remains variable, often very light and blowing from the South and West direction.  Numerous varieties of fruit bearing trees are showing new fruit development.  Some of these include

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

Ulu anyone?

Ulu on East Kaua’i are mature green, oozing sap but not quite yellowing. Many smaller, half-sized fruit continue to fall before maturity, possibly due to strong winds earlier in the month.  Ohia ‘ai liko are just beginning to open and

Ulu anyone?

Ulu on East Kaua’i are mature green, oozing sap but not quite yellowing. Many smaller, half-sized fruit continue to fall before maturity, possibly due to strong winds earlier in the month.  Ohia ‘ai liko are just beginning to open and

Beautiful Kaua’i

Chilly north winds gave way to a very light easterly sea breeze about mid morning today.  A small swell continues to stir the shoreline waters on the East side, making for rough conditions and giving fishermen yet another reason to

Beautiful Kaua’i

Chilly north winds gave way to a very light easterly sea breeze about mid morning today.  A small swell continues to stir the shoreline waters on the East side, making for rough conditions and giving fishermen yet another reason to