This particular basil variety is from Johnny’s Seeds, where I purchase a number of my plant seeds. Although I’ve found this variety is less heat-tolerant than other basil varieties, the herb is more fragrant, evoking the scent one would expect of a typical Italian basil. As with all basil, be […]
You’re looking at tonight’s dinner, this week’s lunch and more. With the addition of vegetables, it was over three pounds of food for less than $10. This 23-ounce package gets our family’s stamp of approval for convenience and taste. The Skillet Gnocchi Kit comes with two packets of butter sauce, […]
From the September 30, 2019 Honolulu Star-Advertiser article, “Diamond Head’s popularity with visitors keeps it in the top position on a list of sites requiring rescues.” Between Jan. 1, 2015 through April 30, 2019, the Honolulu Fire Department conducted 195 rescues at Diamond Head. Coming in second, Koko Crater Stairs […]
Note: This article was updated 9/22/2019 DONATE USED ITEMS: Big Brothers/Big Sisters, the National Kidney Foundation and United Cerebral Palsy have teamed up to provide pickup of donations throughout Oahu. The easiest way to schedule a pickup is through their website, DonateTogetherHawaii.com United Cerebral Palsy has an attended site at Hahaione Elementary […]
The buds are used to make red zinger hibiscus tea and the plant itself is a beautiful for accentuating your garden. Can be used as a shrub for dividing your garden areas. Propagate by cuttings or seed.
Chives, scientific name Allium schoenoprasum, are an edible species of the genus Allium. Their close relatives include the garlic, shallot, leek, scallion, and Chinese onion. A perennial plant, it is widespread in nature across much of Europe, Asia, and North America. This variety has white flowers and reproduces by bunching […]
Question: When is the Hawaii Kai boat ramp scheduled to be finished? A lot of fishermen and pleasure boaters are being inconvenienced and exposed to hazardous conditions without a pier to drop off and pick up individuals. Answer: If all goes as planned, a new public loading dock at the […]
There’s no building yet, but the sign is there. This is at the Hawaii Kai Towne Center near Ross. According to the Pacific Business News, July 29, 2019: The fast food chain had filed a building permit with the City and County Department of Planning and Permitting in January for […]
Also known as “Moses in the Cradle,” the oyster plant is hardy and can grow in shade, including indoor lighting. Popular due to its green foliage and purple underside, the plant reproduces through roots and can be divided easily. Good for weed control or shaded areas where other plants may […]
A hardy perennial bush herb.