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Mamaki offers sustenance that native butterfly needs

By Heidi Bornhorst

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 21, 2014

~~<p><strong>Question:</strong> What plants can we grow to help save our native Kamehameha butterfly, or pulelehua, for our moopuna (future generations)? It's so pretty and becoming rare. &mdash; <em>MK, Kalihi</em></p>
<p><strong>Answer:</strong> The best thing we can do is protect and nurture our native Hawaiian forests, and grow some of the plants that the Hawaiian butterfly needs, in both our home and public gardens.</p>
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Question: What plants can we grow to help save our native Kamehameha butterfly, or pulelehua, for our moopuna (future generations)? It's so pretty and becoming rare. — MK, Kalihi

Answer: The best thing we can do is protect and nurture our native Hawaiian forests, and grow some of the plants that the Hawaiian butterfly needs, in both our home and public gardens. Login for more...



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