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  • (This sudden riot of Hawaiiousness is very iroquoisy. I just made a joke about Hawaii—I actually reconsidred and changed it to “Polynesian”, but now I know better—based soley on a random stupid metapun. Then I saw the “Hawaii Tours” spam, and now this. Is there a luau* going on about which no one told me?

    * Also, I’ve had an urgent need to use the word luau all evening. Luau luau luau. So much better now.)

    October 11, 2011

  • No, no—the bear seeds used to make the leis, back before that erythrasmatic wasp converted the trees to metric. Nonetheless, it makes me wiliwili angry.

    October 11, 2011

  • Damned wasps. They've got some gall. But I didn't know they used bear seeds to make leis.
    Of course the wiliwili situation in Walla-Walla has been critical for some time now.

    October 10, 2011

  • The erythrina gall wasp decimated Hawaii's wiliwili trees, which bear seeds used to make leis.

    October 10, 2011

  • A coral tree, Erythrina sandwicensis, of the family Leguminosae, native to Hawaii and Tahiti and bearing clusters of orange flowers. Like this.

    July 30, 2008