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Kaaawa Morning Dogs: New friends and old

August 20th, 2014 · No Comments

Time for another meeting with a few of our Kaaawa canine friends. This is a pair of new friends that we just met this week. Ikaika, on the left as you look at the photo, and Blue. I’m not sure about the folded ears. I do know that they very quickly learned about the cargo […]

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Feline Friday: Romeo falls off the wagon

August 15th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The good times had to end, I guess. For several weeks, Romeo has been on his best behavior. I let him out when we get back from our morning walk about 7 a.m. He does a boundary patrol, checking the ferns in front, out to the top of the driveway, back around the side of […]

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We’re celebrating today (and it’s got nothing to do with the election)

August 15th, 2014 · 26 Comments

quarante-cinq. quarantacinque. førtifem. femogfyrre. cuarenta y cinco. In plain English: Forty-five. That’s 4-5. In years, that is, between Then and Now. THEN NOW (This morning at dawn) Say “Happy Anniversary” to us!

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Approaching storms take precedence

August 7th, 2014 · 9 Comments

One quick question: Since when did we refer to the state as the Big Island and the “smaller islands”? The smaller islands? That strange reference to the other main islands, including Oahu, Maui, and Kauai, along with Lanai and Molokai, has crept into reporting on Hurricane Iselle. Search online and you’ll see it parroted in […]

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How not to organize a successful sit-in

July 30th, 2014 · 15 Comments

Did you catch the Hawaii News Now story Tuesday night which included an early announcement of a planned Thursday sit-in at UH President David Lassner’s office? The UH Graduate Student Organization and the Associated Students of the University of Hawaii – the undergraduate student government group – announced students will occupy Bachman Hall Thursday morning […]

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Tags: Education · General · Politics