Seeds planted for Washington trip

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Shoppers look over the vegetable seedlings available Sunday at the ‘Ele‘ele Shopping Center.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Waimea Canyon Middle School student Anthony Udarbe moves a tray of Filipino peppers to the table where seedings are being distributed Sunday in ‘Ele‘ele while coach Basilio “Bunga” Fuertes and Roy Miyashiro talk shop with customers.

‘ELE‘ELE — Lack of sleep shrouded the mind of Anthony Udarbe Sunday morning as he mindlessly picked at breakfast at the end of a row of tables outside the Gather Federal Credit Union ‘Ele‘ele branch.