Oʻahu Orchid Industry in Decline

Should we be worried about the decline of the industry?

Robert Speer, the president of the Kunia Orchid Society, stopped by our studios to talk up not just one, but two club shows happening on Oʻahu this weekend.

Statewide the production of flowers and other nursery products are worth more than $77 million, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Orchids make up almost 20 percent of that value.

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