Growing Fruits in Hawaiʻi

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ISBN: 9781573061094

At last! A step-by-step guide to growing nutritious, delicious fruits in Hawaiʻi, written by an experienced gardener familiar with Hawaiʻi’s special soil conditions and microclimates. Find out how easy it can be to have a convenient economical supply of homegrown fruits available year-round.

Growing Fruits in Hawaiʻi contains everything you need to know about soil and garden preparation, fertilizers, seed and plant selection, fences, trellises and containers, watering, and pest control.

Expert advice for growing 36 vegetables includes requirements, selection, preparation, planting, watering, weeding, fertilizing, harvesting, eating (including 56 delicious recipes).


Author Kathy Oshiro has been growing fruits and vegetables in Hawaiʻi since 1979 on Maui, Lāna‘i, and the Big Island. On their 28-acre farm, she and her family grow a wide range of produce and are exploring several diversified agriculture alternatives including maile, bamboo, coffee, and ‘awa.


paperback   |   80 pages   |   8.5" x 11"   |   color



“This book reveals all you need to know to have delicious rewards in your yard and on your dinner table... a weathered wisdom to the pursuit of gardening and the preparation of its gifts. This book is a must for anyone who wants to grow fruits herbs nuts and seeds successfully in Hawaii. “

—Maui News

“... this book addresses Hawaii’s special soil and weather conditions and includes recipes too.”

—The Honolulu Advertiser