This week, Costco shut down the extra 9:00 am Hawaii Kai hour for kupuna. Next week, beginning on July 26, 2021 it plans to reverse course and reopen at 9:00 am again. According to this link: https://www.costco.com/covid-updates.html, Iwilei will have even longer opening hours, from 8:00-9:00 am on Tuesdays and […]

We got these beauties in June of 2020, several months before the temporary farmer’s market shutdown. I have to say that I was never able to get the same rainbow of colors shown above. Mine were red, purple and green. I waited and waited, hoping to see some yellows and […]

I’ve tested these out for Hawaii’s climate. They’re fantastic. The Cherokee Purple tomato is classified as a medium sized variety and the one in the picture weighed a pound. The variety is indeterminate and will continue to grow until first frost, which in Hawaii, is never. After a yield of […]

One of my fondest memories growing up in Hawaii was coming home and finding a giant bag of something good from someone’s yard on our doorstep. It reminds me so much of this Japanese game I used to play: Harvest Moon. In the game, you grow fruits and vegetables, tend […]

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Hawaii Kai Auntie

News from Hawaii Kai and East Oahu. My ❤ passions include kids, education, #rstats, technology and our environment. Casual strategy game player and DIY er.