Thanks to everyone who entered in our 14th annual flower show.
Congratulations to Jeanette Mattson Best in Show award winner for 2023, Luis A. Lopez Salcedo. Luis A. Lopez Salcedo has taken the title for the second year in a row, this time for his inflo of Diane’s Sunset Passion.
Mahalo nui loa to our judges:
- Penny Bamford, RoseAnne Lindsay, and Jerry Martin for blooms and inflos,
- Jessica Healy, Naveen James, and Joni Meier with assistants Gin Martin and Bill Buelna from the SD Center for the Blind for our fragrance sections,
- UCCE Master Gardener Carvill Veech for floral arrangements,
- Past SCPS President Dawn Sullivan for photography, and
- Kumu Kapena Malulani Perez for lei classes.
Special thanks to our tireless aloha-filled volunteers who did everything from helping folks enter to assisting judges, encouraging the public to visit and answering all their questions, helping the photographer document all this beauty for the future, plus setup and takedown. Mahalo nui loa!