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Bonsai on a bigger scale

A Manoa hobbyist thinks outside the pot by using traditional techniques in his yard

By Nina Wu

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 24, 2014

~~<p>A large Okinawa pine sits in front of Satoru and Janet Wakakuwa's home in Manoa, symbolic of roots, growth and renewal.</p>
<p>Satoru Wakakuwa, 83, first planted the seed for the pine &mdash; brought over from Okinawa by his father-in-law more than 40 years ago &mdash; into a pot on Hawaii island. It grew into a sapling, and when the Wakakuwas moved to Manoa in the early '60s, he set the pot in the front yard.</p>
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A large Okinawa pine sits in front of Satoru and Janet Wakakuwa's home in Manoa, symbolic of roots, growth and renewal.

Satoru Wakakuwa, 83, first planted the seed for the pine — brought over from Okinawa by his father-in-law more than 40 years ago — into a pot on Hawaii island. It grew into a sapling, and when the Wakakuwas moved to Manoa in the early '60s, he set the pot in the front yard. Login for more...



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