akia

maybe another native for the gardenakia (Wikstroemia uva-ursi)description from Hui Ku Maoli Ola nursery website:Dense shrubs that either grow prostrate or sprawl up to 3-4 ft. tall.  They have small oval shaped leaves, greenish-blue in color that is attached to braches which are reddish brown.  When in bloom, numerous clusters of tiny yellow flowers develop … Continue reading akia

uluhe

went on a hike with the family on New Year's Day. we came across a lot of these ferns on the Aiea Loop trail its Hawaiian name is uluhe and in English false staghorn. I like the look of it's multiple fronds and I was even tempted to dig some up and bring it home … Continue reading uluhe