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Rooted in culture

A writer-translator has established a native Hawaiian forest in his Waialae Nui yard

By Nina Wu

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 30, 2013

~~<p>At first glance you might think Malcolm Chun's yard in Wai&shy;alae Nui is an unkempt jungle, with tall weeds growing along the sidewalk out front.</p>
<p>Look closer, though, and you will see Chun has carefully cultivated his quarter-acre garden to replicate a Hawaiian forest, with an extensive canopy of shade trees sheltering a collection of native plants and shrubs below.</p>
~~

At first glance you might think Malcolm Chun's yard in Wai­alae Nui is an unkempt jungle, with tall weeds growing along the sidewalk out front.

Look closer, though, and you will see Chun has carefully cultivated his quarter-acre garden to replicate a Hawaiian forest, with an extensive canopy of shade trees sheltering a collection of native plants and shrubs below. Login for more...



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