Epazote (pronounced eh-pah-ZOH-teh) is an aromatic herb; both the fresh leaves and tender stems are used in cooking. The epazote plant is a leafy annual or short-lived perennial plant that can reach 4 feet in height. Its dark green, long, slender, jagged leaves end in a point. The flowers are green and […]

Sansevieria trifasciata, commonly known as Mother-in-law’s tongue in Hawaii, it is also known by other names such as Saint George’s sword or snake plant. It is used predominantly as an ornamental plant, outdoors in warmer climates, and indoors as a houseplant in cooler climates. It is popular as a houseplant because it is […]

Thai basil is widely used in the cuisines of Southeast Asia, including Thai, Vietnamese, Lao, and Cambodian cuisines. In addition to having a basil flavor, the herb has overtones of anise and licorice. It is a welcome addition to any Hawaii garden, as it is a tropical perennial that can be harvested throughout the year. […]

10/12/2017 – A water main break in the early hours of 10/12 affected Mariner’s Ridge residents.  The road was partially blocked while Board of Water Supply employees fixed the leak, and a water wagon was provided for affected homes. [KHON] 10/9/2017 – Instacart begins offering grocery delivery service for the […]

See also news from earlier this week, including Kaiser football, water leak and temporary closure of Makapuu trail. Sep 20 – Kaimuki residents fear illegal game room operating on Waialae at Koko Head Avenue [HNN] [iLind] Sep 20 – Crimemapping reports 15 incidents between 9-14-2017 and 9-20-2017 in the Hawaii […]

Prairie Fire Specie: Capsicum annuumBears different color fruit, changing from white to purple to orange, to red.  Red Scoville units = 70,000-100,000 I’ve seen many different descriptors for this chili, but this is what it looks like.  Peppers go from white to red, while meandering through a rainbow of colors, including […]

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