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Fresh Off The Boat: First Shipment of Christmas Trees Arrives in the Islands

Molly Solomon
Molly Solomon
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Molly Solomon
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Helmuth Rogg, supervisor of the Oregon inspection team, places a ladybug found on a tree in a vial.

Thanksgiving is a week from tomorrow, which means it’s almost time for Christmas trees. Every year, containers stacked with trees from the Northwest, pile up at Hawaii’s harbors, waiting to be unloaded and inspected. HPR’s Molly Solomon joined a group of state inspectors and got a look at the first Christmas trees of the season.

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