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Hawaii woman, 81, eradicates invasive plants in native forests

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                                Charlotte Yamane, 81, poses for a portrait in the valley at Kualoa Ranch in Kaaawa.
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Charlotte Yamane, 81, poses for a portrait in the valley at Kualoa Ranch in Kaaawa.

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                                Charlotte Yamane, 81, a former Kualoa Ranch employee, keeps her machete handy to eradicate invasive plants and trees throughout the property and elsewhere on the island. Yamane took down a tree in August in the valley at Kualoa Ranch in Kaaawa.
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JAMM AQUINO/JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

Charlotte Yamane, 81, a former Kualoa Ranch employee, keeps her machete handy to eradicate invasive plants and trees throughout the property and elsewhere on the island. Yamane took down a tree in August in the valley at Kualoa Ranch in Kaaawa.

JAMM AQUINO/JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Charlotte Yamane, 81, poses for a portrait in the valley at Kualoa Ranch in Kaaawa.
JAMM AQUINO/JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Charlotte Yamane, 81, a former Kualoa Ranch employee, keeps her machete handy to eradicate invasive plants and trees throughout the property and elsewhere on the island. Yamane took down a tree in August in the valley at Kualoa Ranch in Kaaawa.