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Are rusted metal drums another reminder of Kaaawa’s military past?

January 5th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Erosion along the beach in Kaaawa in recent months has exposed a bit of history. At some point, it appears, large metal storage drums were filled with rocks and sand, then place along the beach at the side of the road. It appears they were intended to prevent further erosion and protect the roadway. These […]

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Tags: environment · History

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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Tags: Dogs · Kaaawa · Photographs

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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Tags: Dogs · Kaaawa · Photographs

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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Tags: Kaaawa

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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Tags: Cats · Photographs