Saturday, May 16, 2009

Scenic Sunday: KCC Cactus Garden



The Kapiolani Community College Cactus Garden (Diamond Head Road, Honolulu)  was founded by Mr. Moriso Teraoka in 1988.  Mr. Teraoka, who enjoys collecting plants, donated the Cactus Garden plants, which he ordered from various catalogs.  He then volunteered his time to design and care for the garden for the first couple of years.  Eventually, Mr. Teraoka, who is well into his 70's, decided to return to school.  Today, he maintains the collection.

5 comments:

Photo Cache said...

Cactus gardens have a charm of their own. I find it a peaceful place.

Bacolod and Beyond said...

wow, nice photo. I like the cactus, nice visiting here.
Have a nice day.

Regina said...

Lovely cactus.
I've seen these in Arizona.
Good shots.

Meryl (proud pinay) said...

nice pix ms. ray.
sa texas meron ding cactus nung pumunta kami dun...parang gusto ko ngang bumili kaso di naman nabubuhay sa IL. hehehe
by the way, my sis-in-law gave me a macadamia nuts chocolate(product of Hawaii) nung nandun kami sa kanila sa Texas. na miss ko nga un macadamia nuts kc favorite ko yun nung asa pinas pa ako ^_^

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

That's a wonderful cactus garden. They are so tall almost as tall as houses. It must be very hard to take care of them. Thanks for the post. God bless you always.

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