HONOLULU (KHON2) — KHON2’s Lauren Day shared her dad’s massive papaya on-air on Thursday, June 10.
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David Day said he bought the tree that grew the massive papaya as a baby from a nursery in Waimanalo at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
David said he does not know what type of papaya tree it is, but claims that its fruit is delicious!
On Friday, UH Manoa professor and Horticulturist, Richard Manshardt, weighed-in on the unusually large fruit.