Living Magazine Spring 2019 doTERRA Living Magazine - Page 13

Situated over 2,000 miles away from the nearest major landmass, the tropical Hawaiian Islands are an agricultural oasis in the wide Pacific. The islands’ rich volcanic soil is ideal for farming, and for thousands of years exotic plant life has thrived there. Among these is the Hawaiian Sandalwood tree—prized for its alluring aroma and unique properties. Sadly, the past few decades of land mismanagement have posed a threat to Hawaiian Sandalwood groves. A new chapter in the story of this remarkable tree has begun; dōTERRA and the Hawaiian government are now partnered to protect the future of Hawaiian Sandalwood. / 13