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Monday, July 31, 2006

CULTURE TIPS, COLORFUL BLOSSOMS AT DAIFUKUJI ORCHID SHOW

BIG ISLAND CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENT

From: Fern Gavelek Communications, 329-0833
High Res Orchid Photo Available; ferng@hawaii.rr.com

CULTURE TIPS, COLORFUL BLOSSOMS AT DAIFUKUJI ORCHID SHOW

HONALO, KONA—The Kona Daifukuji Orchid Club presents its annual show and sale 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17 at the Daifukuji Mission Hall. Find a host of blooming orchids grown by club members, plus new educational exhibits on orchid culture. Interactive fun includes a guessing game and club members will demonstrate their tested techniques for maintaining healthy orchids.

Attendees are invited to bring problem plants to the show for examination by Dr. Janice Uchida, associate professor and plant pathologist at UH-Manoa. Her research program has studied diseases of orchids, foliage plants, tropical fruits and landscape plants. The doctor is in for the duration of the show.

The Daifukuji Mission Hall is on Hwy. 11 at mile marker 114, just north of Kainaliu. In its 24th year, the club meets here the second Wednesday of every month, 328-8131.

Fern Gavelek
2006 Small Business Admin. Journalist of the Year Hawaii County
Fern Gavelek Communications
Public Relations / Editorial Services / Freelance Writing
75-5329 Keopu Place
Holualoa, HI 96725
Phone/Fax 808-329-0833
Mobile 808-640-2155
Email ferng@hawaii.rr.com

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