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Tips for helping your Hawaiian sandalwood trees survive

R ecently I purchased two Hawaiian sandalwood seedlings, Santalum ellipticum. I was told that due to the sandalwood’s symbiotic relationship with nearby plants, these sandalwood plants must be interplanted with other host plants in order to survive. The idea being to mimic as closely as possible the sandalwood’s natural growing situation.

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Let’s Talk Food: Time is key to making tonkotsu ramen

Tonkotsu ramen, a specialty of Kyushu, Japan, is a rich and creamy broth with Chinese-style wheat noodles, or what we know as ramen. There are many restaurants in the Hakata area that specialize in this dish, which takes a day to make perfect broth. This dish should not be confused with tonkatsu, which is breaded pork cutlet.

Stricter booze rules for Vegas’ Fremont Street

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas officials are banning people from drinking out of aluminum cans and glass bottles at the Fremont Street Experience, saying they want to cut down on the rowdy revelry that has led to fights and even a shooting that wounded two people last summer.