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Tree farm gives options for Christmas trees

Aaron O'Brien, Helemano Farms owner Aaron O'Brien, Helemano Farms owner

By Lisa Kubota - bio | email

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - If you're still searching for that perfect christmas tree, one Oahu business offers lots of options. Helemano Farms grows and sells thousands of Norfolk Pines in Whitmore Village. Customers make their selection and workers cut the tree down. Prices start at $40 for a six foot norfolk pine. The farm's owner expects sales to expand this year even with the economic downturn.

"Get em the same day you cut 'em and you get to pick out of every single tree we have - 15,000 trees. If you can't find one out of 15,000, something is wrong there," Helemano Farms owner, Aaron O'Brien said.

The Norfolk Pines grow back after they're cut. Next year the farm will also start selling the popular Leyland Cypress trees.

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