It was a nice day to walk and I decided to go Ford Island. I particularly like the long stretched road they have that used to be a runway for planes. I came across this tower that had been made famous in the movie “Pearl Harbor”, so majestic looking as a foreground to the clear […]
Monthly archives for February, 2013
Mangroves are very important in our ecosystem. Their roots are habitats of almost all species of fish and crustaceans. Oysters, barnacles and algae all make mangroves their home. Shrimps and lobsters also stay in the muddy bottoms of the mangrove forests. Mangroves have adapted to their harsh environment like low oxygen, salt intake and water […]
Macopa or Mountain Apples are in season now in Hawaii and they look delicious. Their red color make them almost look like red delicious apples. They are crunchy and succulent and although not too sweet, they are refreshing to eat. Each fruit have a seed inside which you can discard because they are not edible.
I consider water lily as an exotic flower. It exudes such mystery as their name implies, Nymphaeaceae from the word Nymph which means beautiful maidens in Greek mythology. Just like the flowers of the water lily they are beautiful. Apparently, there are two types of water lily, hardy and tropical. Since we’re in the tropics, […]