Confessing to a love of trees

  • Delano H. Kawahara / Special to The Garden Island

    Multiple intertwined trunks of ohia lehua trees offer a welcome resting place for Dawn Fraser Kawahara during a Koke‘e State Park forest hike.

This column, my focus shifts to breathe in the healing green of trees rather than concentrate on the contention of a minority of Hawaiian people who break laws and strew opala, rubbish, on the bosom of the beloved Mauna Kea.