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Planting Calendar

Moon29 Today was muku = bananas planted this evening will bear a stalk one muku in length, which is approximately 4 feet long. Do not plant taro or sweet potatoes

Moon0 Nov 19, Sunday is hilo = excellent day to plant all varieties of plants except for bananas. This hawaiian “new moon” phase starts the lunar calendar sequence

Moon1 Nov 20, Monday is hoaka = today is promising day for planting many varieties of plants, especially 'uala and tuber-type plants

Moon2 Nov 21, Tuesday is kukahi = plant sweet potatoes. Will be firm and upright ku. Will also produce one shoot. Plant upright plants such as trees.

Moon3 Nov 22, Wednesday is kulua = excellent day to plant 'uala, kalo, mai'a, and trees. Huli planted is believed to produce two shoots; ku lua means to stand in pairs

Moon4 Nov 23, Thursday is kukolu = huli or slips planted today will produce three shoots; kukolu means to stand in threes

Moon5 Nov 24, Friday is kupau = final evening that 'uala and kalo can be planted and expected to grow upright and firm ku.

Moon6 Nov 25, Saturday is olekukahi = unproductive for planting. Cultivate, prune, and hill up sweet potatoes. Plants will remain pruned back longer.