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2015 

Pumpkins are carved into Jack-O'-Lanterns here on the islands. I've never seen a turnip used, which was one of the correct answers to a recent Q&A here (apparently turnips are a traditional vegetable for carving in some places).So what is traditional here in Hawaii?Pineapples! Yes, that sweet fru...
10/31/2015
What is your favorite thing about celebrating Halloween? Mine is seeing the kids' costumes, especially if they (or their parents) did something creative or special. One year we had a trick-or-treat-er come to the door outfitted as a taxi driver. The little boy was in a wheel chair and his Dad mad...
10/31/2015
Watch this video for a few minutes and you'll see a mistake many visitors make when they come to the islands. You may not be as reckless as these young men, but visitors require recues every year here because they underestimate the power of our ocean. There are lots of places where you can safely...
10/27/2015
Happy Halloween!!! Did I scare anyone with this? Hopefully I at least got some of you to laugh. I think the carver did a great job capturing "The Donald". The hair fringe is a little much but it is a pumpkin so I give credit for some artistic license. ;-)I wonder if there will be a Hillary Pumpki...
10/26/2015
This weekend come to Kauai's beautiful north shore for food and fun at the annual Fall Festival, held on Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. If you are there on Saturday you can also enjoy Kilauea's Art Walk Night, a favorite of locals and visitors here.With games, rides, a corn maze and mo...
10/26/2015
Two beans – cacao and coffee – are local crops featured this weekend at the Kauai Chocolate and Coffee Festival. The festival on the west side of the island at the Hanapepe Ball Park offers locals and visitors a chance to sample coffee and chocolate in recipes that also feature some special “isla...
10/25/2015
All photos are courtesy of  the  Kona Coffee FestivalThis year will be the 45th annual celebration of the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival.   The coffee festival is Hawaii’s oldest culinary festival. This popular event begins on Friday, November 6 and continues Sunday, November 15, 2015. It celebrat...
10/24/2015
Another clean energy first for our little island! We are using our own green to make electricity. Kauai's new biomass plant is scheduled to open in November 2015.Kauai's Biomass Plant (Photo from KIUC's website)Biomass energy plants produce steam from vegetation and then convert it to electricity...
10/09/2015
Happy Grasshopper posted a blog I found valuable and I was surprised there were no comments. Maybe many people missed it. If you didn't read 5 Activities That Will Get You to the Top  here is the URL for it. http://actvra.in/4JVzI would have reblogged it but didn't see the usual button for reblog...
10/08/2015
"I've NEVER heard a buyer or seller say their agent contacted them TOO MUCH!" This contest caught my attention because, contrary to the quote that inspired it, I have heard several people complain that their agent pesters them too much with weekly or more frequent check-ins that have little value...
10/02/2015
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