Hilo couple wins the Backyard Battle!UPDATED 12:20 PM HST May 22, 2014Video Transcript
finally comes to an end.. KITV4's Moanikeala Nabarro spent the day on the Big island with the winner of our Backyard Battle Series--- Herb's Hilo Heaven. 14 24-27 38 120 146 Start off with NATS... and we made it....in front of Herb's house ....congrats Herb... crown fits good, you look so handsome... ---Meet Herb Zane .. KITV4's king of the backyard battle! ----Herb says his yard may be tiny but he takes a lot of pride in its upkeep. Herb sot "TLC tender love and care..fertilized..a nd in Hilo..sometimes spraying with water.." butt with Herb Sot "My baby is my postulate and my vi plant and of course by orchids when they're in bloom" ---His love for gardening is nothing new..herb almost majored in AGR at the university of Hawaii at Manoa--he eventually switched majors to counseling.. he would go on to be a school counselor and vice principal at several Big Island schools. ---The backyard kings family and friends came over to celebrate with Ono grindz, great laughs..and so much pride! Annette Fujita SOT "Herb is humble, modest..humble ..a joker..he's a good guy ...and it's a reflection in all of his garden in all his plants.." ---Herb's wife myrtle is the apple of herbs ey. She enjoys working alongside him, in their yard sometimes until sunset.. Myrtle SOT "He works very hard.. he's But he's a know it all ..he was a star farmer in high school..so when I go to class... I'm not too Sure if he agrees" ---The cluple's been married for more than 50 years--and all these years later... the love flame is still burning!! NATS..happy birthday to you! ---We ended our special visit in Hilo with wishing Herb a happy birthday..his actual birthday isn't until Thursday..he refused to tell us how many years young he'll be... Reporting from Herb's Hilo heaven, mk Nabarro Thanks for watching KITV4 News at Ten.