VOICES: Going from Koke‘e picking bliss to plum wine

Stephanie Shinno / The Garden Island

Freah plum wine that should sit in a cool area for a year before consumption can be executed.

Stephanie Shinno / The Garden Island

If you discover plums up at Koke‘i, be sure to know what you are picking and what you will make before you harvest your 5lbs. Pick the green plums for wine, and the ripe plums pickle plum.

“Cheehoo,” it’s plum picking season on Kaua‘i, which started July, behind the state park in Koke‘e.