Monday, October 19, 2009
Synonyms: Butterfly Tree, Mountain Ebony, Geranium Tree
There are several specimens of this tree growing in the yard next door to the house we are staying at. It sure is a beautiful little tree and there seems to be a little fragrance coming from the flowers. After reading up on it there were several reports of being weak growing and unattractive out of flower. None of that matters right now, it looks beautiful!
Yesterday was the annual Maui Ukulele Festival and it was a lot of fun. I think I got a little too much sun. The music was great and there will probably be a few more pictures of the festival posted here later.
This probably the most famous ukulele player. Herb "Ohta-san" Ohta. He sounded fabulous. For more information.