Hau’oli la Lei! Happy Lei Day!

May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii Make a Lei. Share a Lei. Wear a Lei... The custom of Leis was introduced to the Hawaiian…


Mother Nature’s gift of fragrance and delicate beauty

Kahili Gingers are a summertime favorite at Kalani Tropicals: Peach, Yellow, and White. These exquisite natives of…


Happy Earth Day!

For us, living on Kauai surrounded by plants, greenery... and dirt, practically everyday seems like Earth Day :) But on…


Happy Spring Equinox!

It's the Spring Equinox. According to Wikipedia, technically that means "the center of the Sun spends a roughly equal…


The Beehives are back!

“Early Bloom” Beehive flowers are popping up in the shady areas of our farm. When someone sees a Beehive Ginger for the…


Calathea “Rattlesnake Shakers”

The Official name for these curious flowers is "Calathea" but we call them "Shakers". When the flower dries, the seeds…