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Waiting to see if there’s more rain to come

July 20th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Oahu’s flash flood warning was just cancelled, according to an alert from Honolulu’s emergency management department, following the dazzling show of lightning and thunder over night here in Kaaawa, and across much of the state, overnight. We had a spot of rain, too. The evidence was there this morning when we went out for our […]

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Tags: environment · General · Kaaawa

What’s going on with the UH Manoa budget?

July 18th, 2014 · 14 Comments

So what is going on at Manoa? There were several reports yesterday that Chancellor Tom Apple has ordered a hiring freeze, but it isn’t exactly clear what is behind the move, which will certainly cause lots of disruptions when faculty start returning for the new semester (see KITV, and Hawaii News Now). The Manoa administration […]

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Ms. Wally welcomes you to another Feline Friday

June 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ms. Wally welcomes you to another Feline Friday in Kaaawa. After being out of town last week, and catching up this week, I hit Feline Friday without appropriate photos. So after our early walk down to the beach to watch the sunrise, I dug out a camera and started stalking cats, with moderate success. I […]

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Sunday: On the way home

June 22nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

As you read this, we’re hopefully on a sequence of United Airlines flights from Des Moines to Honolulu via Denver. There are some question marks as of Saturday evening–mainly potential weather issues. As of 8 p.m. on Saturday, it looks like the weather won’t show up in the Des Moines area until well after our […]

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Tags: General · Politics

Greetings from downtown Des Moines

June 21st, 2014 · 7 Comments

If you’ve been alert for clues over the past few days, you might have noticed that my timing was off. At least one post appeared very early in the a.m., far earlier than normal. That was a tip-off that we’ve been off-island this week. Well, family and friends have been sending us photos from their […]

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