Ferral chickens aren’t just a thing at Hale O Kauka Healing Garden, they are quit common place on Maui. I recently saw some roosting on the cart return at Target in town and in the evenings you will find many fly up high into the Banyan tree in Lahaina at dusk to roost, just aboutContinue reading “The Roosters of Hale O Kauka”
This fruit is a low glycemic and low calarie super food. It is similar to a raspberry but a bit more perfumy in flavor although Doug swears it’s reminicent of a bell pepper with less crunch. It has many health benefits and is super cute in a fruit salad.
We have a rare ackee fruit tree at Hale O Kauka Healing Garden. It is an evergreen tree with an exotic and beautiful fruit. Native to West Africa it is now common in Jamaica and we have one here on Maui. I’m not sure how prevelent it is in the Hawaiian Islands but most ofContinue reading “Ackee Fruit”
We are learning so much about breadfruit here at Hale O Kauka Healing Garden. I’m always interested first to learn why each tree may have been planted in the garden here at the Doctor’s House. Some have medicinal properties and others are just really good for you. Breadfruit is an iconic Hawaiin food. Like manyContinue reading “Hawaiian Ulu or Breadfruit”
We have a lilikoi vine at Hale O Kauka. It’s delightful. I’m sharing here some health benefits for the lilikoi or passion fruit as it’s also known and some ways we incorporate it into our daily diet here on Maui. High in fiber and low glicemic it is good for diabetics. Its high in vitaminContinue reading “Lilikoi”