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Old 11-09-2014, 11:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Is that a desert banana ? if so what is the quality of the fruit, Never herd of that type..
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Old 11-09-2014, 06:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Its an ae' ae'.
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Do I Have To refinance My Home To Buy One Of Those ?

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Its an ae' ae'.
Were you trying to write a'ea'e? ;-)

Anyway, Manini is the more common name, especially if you're going to say it in the real world.

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Ya battling my phones auto correct can be a nightmare. My real world is a freezing tundra right now. The only people I talk to about nanners are all you meatheads!
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absolutely a beautiful plant and fruit....................A+++++
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pr giants i am jealous that a'e a'e is beautiful
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I believe that's a'ea'a in Hawaian. "Ah eh ah eh".
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After having just completed my Hawaiian language midterm, these days I now know how to pronounce Hawaiian words.

Ae Ae (a hawaiian word, correctly spelled a'ea'e) is pronounced AH-EYA-EH, like a quick slurring of ah-eh ah-eh, although most of the time in Hawaiian its very hard to distinguish different sounds anyways.
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Thanks kub, this Manini (mah-nee-nee) is being grown in a shallow hupertufa pot in full sun, no fertilizer was used just some mulch was added.
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Your frozen tundra seems like the nightmare, anything under 70 F is too cold. ;-)

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Your frozen tundra seems like the nightmare, anything under 70 F is too cold. ;-)
I hear that! It's been dipping down to 67 overnight lately in Hawaii. That means winter bedding and t-shirt instead of tank tops. Brrrrr!
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Ya its in the 30s right now. Plants are passed at me!!!
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Every time I read the title of this thread I giggle

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Hahaha thats awesome. So true. Snowed all day today, first snowfall in the city so far this year. Still need to ground plant my hardy cactus.
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