Florilegium exhibit opens Thursday for one-week run

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kathy Giovinazzo points out the completed leaves of the Tambourissa peltata piece she’s working on Tuesday at the National Tropical Botanical Garden Education Center in Kalaheo. Giovinazzo said if she worked a 40-hour week, the piece would take a week and a half to complete.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Florilegium artists Joan Luzney and Kathy Giovinazzo work on side projects taking their minds off their respective main projects Tuesday at the National Tropical Botanical Garden Education Center.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Esther Carpi, a participating Florilegium artist, works on a Meyers lemon illustration because someone brought some in from a neighbor, Tuesday at the National Tropical Botanical Garden Education Center in Kalaheo.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Wendy Hollender, the Florilegium instructor, works on a sapote project, the soft, edible fruit to her left, Tuesday at the National Tropical Botanical Garden Education Center in Kalaheo.

The National Tropical Botanical Garden Florilegium Art Show 2022 opens Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the NTBG South Shore Visitor Center on Lawa‘i Road in Kukui‘ula, coinciding with the visitor center’s weekly Aloha Market that runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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