Posts tagged with "Maile Melrose"



Partnerships · July 10, 2020
The Friends’ new ‘ulu (breadfruit) project responds to the challenge of the pandemic and relies on Hawaiian tradition to promote food security, families across our island, beauty, and a greener Hawai’i.

The Garden · July 10, 2020
Our towering breadfruit trees had become a dangerous liability problem that had to be addressed in early 2020.

The Garden · July 10, 2020
Our amazing state flower, the Ma’’o hau hele, in bloom!

The Garden · July 10, 2020
Time to try out our new Garden purchase – a Honda mower!

The Garden · July 10, 2020
Calabash Cousins came for a Garden Tour in late January led by Jim Miller, our wonderful garden neighbor.

The Garden · July 10, 2020
For the past 30 years, Garden Manager Peter Van Dyke has worked in Amy’s Garden. He knows better about who planted what tree, which irrigation pipeline leads to what faucet, and the back story to each endangered species growing in the Garden more than anyone else on the planet.

Amy Greenwell House · July 10, 2020
Sixty-six years ago, Amy Greenwell built herself a redwood home in Kealakekua, happy to settle down as a single lady with her pugs, her flower seeds, and all the time in the world for her interesting pursuits: cave exploration, weather reporting, Hawaiian plant propagation, and pug breeding.

The Garden · July 10, 2020
Long time vendors at the Sunday Pure Kona Green Market, held in our visitor center parking lot, Chris and Amanda Freed.

The Garden · July 09, 2020
Peter and Kanoa Kimball, long-time friends of the Garden and faithful weeders, have been dreaming up an eye-catching display for the Garden’s main entry for a long time.

The Garden · July 09, 2020
Hawaiians of old understood the crucial link between soil fertility and plant vitality. When nutrients are gone, plants will suffer.

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