Author Archives: kateinhawaii
While sister Abbie was in town and we were cruising around Chinatown, we went into a Chinese herbalist’s office, recommended by my garden neighbor, Mrs. Cheng. The herbalist doctor I visited in the past had died in August of this … Continue reading
Nice to have a lovely yellow blossoms in the house. Brings the outdoors to in.
Two strawberries picked on this trip. Note the young taro plant in the background.
Oct 25, ’09 – Went to a Olomana Gardens workshop today and found myself overwhelmed with information. Glenn Martinez is the ultimate skill person. He’s an electrician, carpenter, engineer, inventor—master of much knowledge. He and his wife, Liz, run a … Continue reading
Oct. 21, ’09 – As visitor and plant starter Pamela noted, Lilikoi have started. There are two…no there are 3. 🙂 So, now what we have eaten from the garden are a couple of varieties of tomatoes, some of lettuce, … Continue reading
October 7, 2009 – Took a new P&S video of growing and added plants. Growing is happening almost before my eyes, so we have to get this up for posterity :). Purchased a few dollar & something plants from Home … Continue reading
Saturday, 10/3/09 – Today I harvested the 1st BIG tomato of 3 currently ripening. Consumed a few of the smaller variety—which I’ve shared with Mouse the guinea pig— but tonight I added this larger tomato to my fried rice meal: … Continue reading
In May 2009 I got a Honolulu City & County garden plot, for the grand sum of $20/year. Garden areas can be found in most of the urban areas on the island of O’ahu and were started in 1975 under … Continue reading
8-8-08 is a recognized special day on the Chinese century calendar, celebrated here in Honolulu by closing off parts of Hotel Street, downtown, and organizing “Chinatown Getdown.” Bands, food, arts and crafts, lion dancers, open art … Continue reading