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Mililani couple finds joy in sharing and cultivating orchids

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    Calvin and Sherry Abe’s garden in Mililani is crammed with orchids, tillandsia and anthuriums.

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    A ceramic figurine is topped with tillandsia in the Abes’ garden.

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    Retired teachers Calvin and Sherry Abe pose in their Mililani home garden with a dendrobium named after Sherry: the Den Sherry Abe.

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    A dendrobium Hibiki, top, is flush with color in the Abes’ garden.

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    A detail of a water lily and a Christmas ornament.

Calvin and Sherry Abe may have retired from their teaching careers, but their passion for growing orchids has inspired them to continue sharing what they know. Read more

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