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Fungus Causing Potential Ban of Ohia At 2016 Merrie Monarch Festival

Angelique Kokal, Reporter

February 22, 2016

Merrie Monarch Festival is just now around the corner and some individuals are attempting to push a ban of one of the competitions most treasured costume adornments, ohia. In Hawaiian culture, the lehua blossom from the ohia tree is both symbolic and iconic. Both the lehua blossom and the liko, meaning...

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