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Aloha and Welcome to the (retired)


The pictures and data on these pages are from more than 32 years of work on the Big Island. There is a wide range of harvest times due to the many elevations and locations where the fruit trees are found. Year to year rainfall also makes a difference in when fruit is available. These pages are drafts and for review and comment. Please feel free to send me your comments and criticisms. I will update the individual sections when I can.




Grant funded project from the Hawaii Dept. of AG to develop four mini germplasm collections on 3 islands




Grant funded project for the Hawaii Dept. of AG to develop new markets for exotic fruit



New Adding Value Publication

-----Fruit Publications--------

New Post Harvest Tips

-------------AVOCADO section-----------

------------Japan and non -U.S. Fruit Information ------------

Reports and Photos on fruit in Japan, Food EX show and the Japanese Fruit Parks. Stories on Hawaiian Agriculture in Japanese (updated 7-24-09)

-----------Big Island Resource Conservation & Development Council Grant-------------


Hawaii Grown video segments on tips for harvesting, post-harvest care, marketing and producing quality tropical fruit. Find out what the chefs, grocers and wholesalers are looking for.

•••••May 2012 - New Grafting and airlayering videos•••••


Fruit Posters, postcards and links to our store on


•NEW Grape POSTER•, Mango Poster, Fig Poster, Banana poster, fruit poster, cards, culinary products and pictures of our display of 112 different tropical fruit. Citrus and avocado posters are here!


No Chill Stone Fruit for Hawaii



Hawaii Agritourism Association - HATA

​Acknowledgements and Links

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