Happy Camper for Wednesday, May 22, 2019

  • Dustin Plank / Special to The Garden Island

    From the shelves of Field Fresh Market in Ohio are “aloha peppers.”

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Stonehenge, including Emily Hartshorn, Nicole Bissara, Makoa Villaflor and Sarah McKamey, rock Kauai Christian Fellowship at the second Bandwagon/Aloha Angels Battle of the Bands in Poipu Saturday.

Dustin “Dusty” Plank from Ohio (and, for several months a year, of Maui) saw some interesting Field Fresh Market “aloha peppers” that look a lot like pumpkins except that they are bell peppers. With a name like “aloha peppers,” is that something that is available here? Might be something like the mgambo tree, which some people call “Maui minks” (how about “Hawaiian pussy willow?”).

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