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SPRING SPLENDOR BOUQUET

Your Flower of the Month bouquet features a collection of vibrant Hawaiian-grown tropical foliage highlighted by colorful exotic flowers. These jewels of nature were originally brought to the Hawaiian islands from far and wide, and today they flourish in their Hawaiian home. 

The foliage centers around a stem of Song of India, whose scientific name is dracaena reflexa, a species of dracaena native… read more

BOX PRESSED vs. ROUND CIGARS

Some fine cigars (such as our ?+0?+ this month) sport an unusual square, not round shape. Here’s the story behind that unusual shape, and some comments from smokers who enjoy them.

Many years ago, Cuban exporters were hard pressed to get large quantities of cigars into small boxes to keep packing, storage and shipping costs down. So they tried… read more