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One stroke of the pen

One stroke of the pen. That’s all it takes to undo a very large amount of work. Today we will follow the saga of House Bill 2427 in this past legislative session.

Many Australian natives prove drought resistant

What do Australia, New Caledonia and Hawaii have in common? Australia and New Caledonia are thought to be part of the great continent known as Gondwanaland and hold some of the most ancient species of plants and animals known today. Surprisingly, even though Hawaii is about the youngest real estate around, the ancient species thus far introduced prove to be very hardy. Many are found to be extremely drought tolerant.

Plant reproduction: sexual and asexual propagation

Sex acts are taking place in your garden. The birds, bees and the flowers in the trees are all involved. Flowers are the sexual organs of plants. Their blooming periods, as well as their attractive colors, alluring shapes and provocative fragrances all serve to attract pollinators. Getting the right bird or bug in the right place at the right time is paramount to the continuation of the plant species.

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De Lima featured at two benefit events for youths

Hawaii’s beloved comedienne, Frank De Lima, known for his parodies, outrageous sense of humor and spontaneous creativity, will celebrate the unique and funny pleasures of life in rural Hawaii — including its ethnic diversity and the importance of family and friends — with two back-to-back shows July 12 to benefit community youth programs.

Business of art workshops planned

When it comes to the business of selling their art, many artists are hampered by inexperience, indifference or a classic case of avoidance behavior. But making a successful career from your art requires a basic knowledge of business fundamentals.