Re: [gardeners] Hawaii garden spots?

George Shirley (
Tue, 27 Jan 1998 17:57:22

At 03:10 PM 1/27/98 +0000, you wrote:
>Jane Burdekin wrote:
>> I would love to go back to Hawaii, and some day I will.  The islands are
>> beautiful, I think my favorite was the big island.  We went to some
>> nurseries around Hilo, and up to the volcanos.  I also liked Kauaii the
>> trip up the river to the wedding spot is nice even tho there are reported
>> to be pirana in the river.  I can't give you specific nurseries but there
>> are lots of them, I still have a couple of plumerias from my trip almost 20
>> yrs ago.  Maui was ok, but also touristy.  Tell your mom to have a
>> wonderful trip, I wish it  was me..
>Many thanks for the tips, and thank you too for "plumeria".  I'd 
>overlooked the fact that Hawaii is a State, for pity sake, and I can 
>legally bring things back.  (When I went to Austrailia, I smuggled -- 
>I guess the statute of limitations has run out!).  
>   Pat (Catharine's mother) 
Just don't try to take any plants TO Hawaii. If I remember right it's
illegal. Of course I didn't see any plant-sniffing beagles when I flew in
from San Francisco only when coming in from Asia.