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Eileen C. Herring and Richard A. Criley

The Hawaiian Native Plant Propagation Web site was developed in partial fulfillment of the MS requirements for Eileen Herring from the Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences Department, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources

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Richard Manshardt

). Characteristics that have facilitated the rapid movement of papaya around the tropical regions of the world include their continuous bearing habit, the attractive and abundant fruits, and plentiful seeds of long viability. EARLY HISTORY IN HAWAI’I Arrival and

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Peter A. Follett and Suzanne S. Sanxter

Gabbard and Robert Lower provided invaluable assistance. The cooperation of John Joyer and Tom Richmond at Hoowaiwai Farms, Papaikou, Hawaii, Tadashi Higaki, Hilo, Hawaii, and Jennifer Weinert of Island Fruits, Mountain View, Hawaii, who supplied fruit for

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Susan C. Miyasaka, Marisa Wall, Don LaBonte, and Alton Arakaki

state of Hawai‘i, most sweetpotato production is on the east coast of Hawai‘i Island, where the purple-fleshed landrace Okinawan is grown and exported to the U.S. mainland. Sweetpotato production in Hawai‘i increased 7-fold between 2002 and 2011 from 2

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Peter A. Follett and Suzanne S. Sanxter

-ARS, Hilo, Hawaii, kindly identified the Penicillium mold. We appreciate the cooperation of Bob and Suzy Hamilton at Hula Bros., Inc., Kurtistown, Hawaii, who supplied fruit for this study, and John and Jim Clark for giving us their time and assistance at

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Duane P. Bartholomew, Richard A. Hawkins, and Johnny A. Lopez

The history of the Hawaiian pineapple ( Ananas comosus var. comosus ) industry is richly documented, but until the recent books of Hawkins (2011) and Larsen and Marks (2010) , much of the information was in documents and publications of more

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David Rietow

The year was 1881. Kalakaua was king and Hawaii was still a peaceful monarchy. A man named William Purvis arrived from Australia on a steamship that year bringing with him the first macadamia tree to Hawaii. At that time, Purvis was a 23-year

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Scott B. Lukas, Joseph DeFrank, and Orville C. Baldos

diverse populations in the Americas, Mexico, and Brazil ( Wagner et al., 1990 ). Uhaloa in Hawaii is widely classified as a native plant, postulating that the small seeds may have attached to birds that distributed the species to the archipelago ( Wester

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Joseph DeFrank and Charles R. Clement

3 Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia, Cx. Postal 478, 69011-920 Manaus, AM, Brasil. 1 Professor. 2 Research Assistant. Hawaii Institute of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Journal series no. 4078. Financed by the Committee

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David H. Oil, Gary Ueunten, Alan Yamaguchi, Mike A. Nagao, Arnold H. Hara, and Wayne T. Nishijima

. 3515 of the Hawaii Institute of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources. We acknowledge W. Ko for the identification of fungi and D. Tsuda and B. Kumashiro for the identification of beetles. We thank T. Hata, E. Heidenfeldt, M. Kaheiki, G. Kealoha, L