Monthly Archives: March 2011

Mauka and Makai

Mauka and Makai When following directions, which way is up? “Go up the street, past the statue, and take the second turning on the right.” Sounds straightforward, but it isn’t necessarily so. Most maps, but not all, show north at … Continue reading

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Kawaihae

Kawaihae Kawaihae is a harbor and small village on the Big Island Hawaii 35 miles north of Kailua-Kona. First impressions might suggest that it doesn’t have much going for it; a notion likely influenced by the prominence of several large … Continue reading

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Pau Hana

Pau Hana Around this time of the week – Thursday – we see rays of the weekend radiating up from a horizon of deadlines, routines and schedules; ‘Pau Hana’ will soon be with us. How are you going to make … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Vacations – A Big Step To Improving ‘Lifestyle.’

Hawaiian Vacations – A Big Step To Improving ‘Lifestyle.’ One expression bounded around by baby boomers and succeeded by Generation–X is ‘Lifestyle,’ and predominantly a yearning to improve it. In Hawaii lifestyle begins with living – not merely existing – but … Continue reading

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