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‘Hobby’ blossoms into collection of nearly 2,000 orchids

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    A close-up of an Epi prismatocarpum orchid.

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    Judy Hidano holds an anthurium.

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    A detail shot of Eria hyacinthoides flowers.

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    George and Judy Hidano estimate that there are about 2,000 plants in their greenhouses in Pearl City. The couple’s entryway includes giant Den Pauwela Mango plants, pictured above.

Judy Hidano treats her orchid plants like children. She spends hours in her garden, talking to them and pruning, repotting and nurturing their delicate flowers. Read more

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