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Erosion takes a big bite out of beach park in Kaaawa

August 11th, 2014 · 7 Comments

The severe tides and waves that we’ve been experiencing have caused extensive erosion over the past couple of weeks along the beach fronting Kalaeoio Beach Park at the entrance to Kaaawa. Tons of sand have washed away, threatening at least one large tree in the park. There is always substantial seasonal shifting of sand, as […]

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Tags: environment · Kaaawa · Photographs

Still waiting for Iselle

August 8th, 2014 · 5 Comments

We managed to go out for an abbreviated walk this morning in the shadow of Tropical Storm Iselle. We left the house about 6:20 a.m., took a few photos at Swanzy Beach Park, then headed for home again. There was heavy cloud cover and intermittent rain, with some wind, but nothing serious. Yet. Here are […]

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Tags: environment · Kaaawa · Photographs

Graduation party in Kaaawa creates another visual, as well as culinary, feast

July 27th, 2014 · No Comments

Crystal Heig celebrated her graduation from Kahuku High School with a big bash hosted by her family and held at the Kaaawa home of her grandfather, Ward Lemn. Once again, I volunteered to bring a camera to the party and do my best to record the event. And, as usual, what a treat! A real […]

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Tags: Kaaawa · Photographs

The good news was that the newspaper arrived bright and early

July 26th, 2014 · 7 Comments

I guess sometimes the news is just too good to put down. It was about 6 a.m. and we were just around the corner from home. We were stopped in front of a friend’s house by the barking of Jack, her Australian Blue Heeler, who shares the yard with two Rottweilers. It was quickly apparent […]

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Tags: Dogs · Kaaawa · Photographs

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