Barbara Fahs


Barbara Fahs is a writer, herbalist, teacher and gardener, who has lived on the Big Island of Hawai‘i since 1998.<br /> <br /> She writes for <em>Ke Ola</em> Magazine and is a weekly contributor to <em>Big Island Weekly</em>. Her “Healthful Herbalist” column has appeared in the latter publication since August 2010; from 2002 until 2008 it appeared in <em>Hawai‘i Island Journal</em>. She is the author of the popular book <em>Super Simple Guide to Creating Hawaiian Gardens</em> (, 2006) and also has contributed to, and<br /> <br /> Barbara is also the owner and creator of Hi‘iaka’s Healing Herb Garden in the Puna District of the Big Island. ( She leads garden tours by appointment and also teaches classes on growing and using herbs for natural healing. Check out her Facebook page, “The Healthful Herbalist.”

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