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Dogs of April: Part 2

April 15th, 2013 · No Comments

Alvie and Po used to live next door to us, but now are several blocks away. We sometimes go weeks without seeing them, but managed to connect a couple of times in the last week or so. Alvie is a Shih Tzu with papers. Po is, well, Po. Both are extremely cute. And they are […]

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Presidents’ Day Dogs

February 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Time for the dogs! And what a pack of dogs we had today on our early walk down to the beach and back. Buddy and Scarlet, who welcome you to today’s Kaaawa canine photos, live just a block or so from our house, and we see them every morning as we’re on the way home. […]

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Thinking about a tsunami hitting Kaaawa

March 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment

Wondering what a tsunami could do to our coast? After the recent tsunami alert, I went looking for some history. It didn’t take long to find a couple of photos. The top photo shows a tsunami washing ashore on Laie Point in 1957 following an earthquake in the Aleutian Islands. [credit: NOAA/NGDC/Henry Helbush] The second […]

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Feline Friday: An update on Silverman and other adventures

December 17th, 2010 · 4 Comments

It has been a long week. Last week, Silverman suddenly lost his appetite. For a cat who is typically more than enthusiastic about meals, this was obviously not good. On Saturday, it was off to the vet to get him checked out. And it was a good thing that I didn’t wait. Blood and urine […]

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Task Force recommends against closing century-old Kaaawa Elementary School

May 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment

A task force appointed by the Department of Education has recommended that a proposal to close Kaaawa Elementary School be rejected by the Board of Education. A public hearing to consider the task force report will be held next Wednesday evening, June 2. The DOE’s official notice of the meeting was publicly posted on May […]

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