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Re-purposed lifestyle

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Sam Kakazu Jr. stands in his “wiki garden” in Kane­ohe where he grows herbs and vegetables and uses repurposed landing mats, eco lumber, track hurdles and segments of bleachers as shelving to hold plants. “The garden is a mishmash of different aspects of our life as a family,” said Kakazu.
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    Rainwater from gutters is piped to catchment barrels.
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    Vegetables and herbs grow alongside fragrant flowers in the Kakazu garden. Some of the plants will be given to family and friends as gifts.
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    Japa­nese maple leaves that grow in his garden.
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    Sam Kakazu Jr. surrounds his plants with copper pennies to keep slugs at bay.
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    Detail of an eggplant blooming

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