Monday, December 24, 2012

Joe Halasey shared an Instagram photo with you

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"Sunrise Rainbow"
(taken at Banana Joes's Fruit Stand)

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The Instagram Team

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Joe Halasey shared an Instagram photo with you

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"Vanda Orchid in Mammey Tree #twitter"
(taken at Banana Joes's Fruit Stand)

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The Instagram Team

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Coconut Dehusker fron Aranyik Trading Company

This dehusker has taken the pain out of opening coconuts. I was getting "coconut elbow" spiking ten or so at a time. This new tool takes a lot less energy and force. They have a store on Amazon selling other ag tools and knives from Thailand.

Aranyik Trading Company

Monday, November 26, 2012

Jack Fruit Honey - "Hannu Thuppa"

I found a great recipe on a  blog from India called "Love Food Eat".
It looks like it could be a great way to use those super ripe Jackfruits.
http://www.lovefoodeat.com/hannu-thuppa-jackfruit-honey-a-little-about-refined-white-sugar/
I found this old Jackfruit tree print on the British Library website

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Culantro - Eryngium foetidum



These plants came from Tropical Isle Exotics bareroot in a padded envelope and I was worried they wouldn't make it but it looks like they will come out of transplant shock. I grew a lot of this herb in the 80's but lost my specimens due to neglect.
Glad to get some back to propagate.

Veterans Day Kilauea 2012


Sunday, October 28, 2012

Durian

Working on the bees this am I smelled a familiar aroma. This tree had only two durians this year after heavy flowering.
These are the small button type.
I'm really looking forward to eating this fruit and hopefully planting any seed.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Back Open for Business

We had a great time in the Pacific Northwest visiting Seattle, Spokane, Coeur d"Alene and
Walla Walla. It was fun to get away and its good to be back.
Apologies to those that we missed.
 Pike Street Market Seattle
Palouse River near Hooper Washington

 Dahlias in Manitou Park Spokane


Back home,  sign on the Wai Koa trail.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Pitaya Growing Techniques

Picking Pitaya with two bamboo implements.
A big downside to letting the climbing cactus climb too far.

Saw this on the ASEAN Facebook page.
I'm going to give this a shot but don't know if they use light and fertilizer manipulation



Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Cereus Flower Bloom

Cereus Flower Bloom
Epiphyllum Strictum
I was surprised early the other morning to see this flower. The cactus has been in the nursery for a few years with no blooms.
A different species, not pitaya.

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"Cereus Species Bloom"
(taken at Banana Joes's Fruit Stand)

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Morning Glory Flower

A morning glory flower grown by my dad from seed I bought in Japan

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"Morning Glory from Japanese Seed"
(taken at Banana Joes's Fruit Stand)

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Wai Koa Trail Map

Here is the latest map from our neighbor Anaina Hou showing the route of the Wai Trail Map


map

 


Saturday, July 21, 2012

Monday, June 11, 2012

Kawagoe Bamboo Splitter

Bamboo Splitter

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"Bamboo Splitter from Kawagoe"
(taken at Banana Joes's Fruit Stand)

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

British Library Pineapple Print

Search term "fruit" for images


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"British Library Pineapple Print"

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The Instagram Team

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Mangosteen Season



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"Mangosteen in Season"
(taken at Banana Joes's fruit stand)

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The Instagram Team

Monday, March 26, 2012

Monstera Flower



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"Monstera Flower "
(taken at Banana Joes's fruit stand)

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The Instagram Team

Red Pineapple

http://wildlifeofhawaii.com/flowers/1419/ananas-bracteatus-red-pineapple/


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"Red Pineapple"
(taken at Banana Joes's fruit stand)


Wednesday, March 7, 2012