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Around the Island Orchid Tour 2014

Carmela Orchids and Newman’s Nursery will highlight this year’s Around the Island Tour on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

The Motorcoach tourbus will pick up the early birds at Greenwell Farms at 6:30 am, and everyone else can board in Kailua at Old Kona Airport at 7:00.

From there the tour will take the northern route to Hilo, stopping in Tex’s Drive-In
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Reaping the fruits of Around the Island Trips Past

Members in attendance at the May 14 KDOC meeting each walked away with a promising 2-year-old hybrid called “Rlc. Volcano Glory.”

The orchids were given to the club by Akatsuka Orchid Garden during the Around the Island Orchid Tour in 2012. The bus made a rest stop there, and since many members purchased orchids, they were awarded with a flask. Nancy Shibata was willing to pot and care for the orchids until they were big enough to pass on to members who went on the trip.
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Around the Island 2013

Carmela Orchids and The Orchid Works are the featured stops on this year’s Around the Island Tour on Saturday, July 20. The Motorcoach tourbus will pick up the early birds at Greenwell Farms (81-6581 Mamalahoa Hwy) at 6:45 am, and everyone else can board in Kailua at Old Kona Airport at 7:15.
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A Great Bus Trip

This year’s around-the-island bus tour was very fun, productive, and delicious. The hours just flew past with so many great activities. We visited two beautiful nurseries (Carmela’s and Kalapana Tropicals) and bought way too many plants! Wait, can you ever …
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Around-the-Island Tour on July 14

The around-the-island bus tour is our annual outing to stock up on orchids for the show, for ourselves, and just to have fun! The bus will leave Greenwell’s at 6:30 AM on July 14th and head north. There will be …
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Join the Caravan!

On Thursday, February 16th, hitch your wagon to the newest caravan tour (or jump in someone else’s wagon). Melanie has put together another exciting tour, this time to Yamamoto Dendrobiums and Gines Orchids down south. The caravan will assemble at …
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