Francisco de Paula Marín

Hawaii’s Original Farmer Today is the birthday of the Spanish adventurer and botanist known as Hawaii’s Original Farmer, Francisco de Paula Marín, who was born on this day in 1774. By the time Marin was in his early twenties, he had already made his way to Honolulu, Hawaii. It would be his home for the…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the Spaniard who brought the pineapple and coffee to Hawaii.  We’ll learn about the man who gardened at Monks House so much it would cause fights with his wife. We’ll honor the Japanese American Landscape Architect, who designed many of our Modern Urban Public Spaces and the man who came up with…

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