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Fragrant honohono orchids are stronger than they look

By Heidi Bornhorst

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 19, 2012

~~<p>You know it's almost springtime in Hawaii when the fragrance of hono&shy;hono orchids is in the air.</p>
<p>Once common in any respectable kamaaina garden, hanging from coconut planters or fat hapuu fern logs and watered with rice-rinse water, gardeners really grew them well. My mom has some from when she was first married in 1951, a gift from her lovely neighbor.</p>
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You know it's almost springtime in Hawaii when the fragrance of hono­hono orchids is in the air.

Once common in any respectable kamaaina garden, hanging from coconut planters or fat hapuu fern logs and watered with rice-rinse water, gardeners really grew them well. My mom has some from when she was first married in 1951, a gift from her lovely neighbor. Login for more...



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