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Category Archive: holiday

Thanksgiving 2018 Reflections

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How was your Thanksgiving?  Whenever November rolls around, I get reflective. I reflect on what I did this past year and what I want to achieve in the coming year. I think about… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Reflections in March

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Here is a late post that I started during the 2017 holidays but didn’t have time to finish until 2018. My friends and I rotate holiday gatherings at our homes.  One friend hosts… Continue reading

Hiromi in Hilo–Tondo-sai at Hilo Daijingu

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by Hiromi W. Chung This year is the 150th anniversary of the Japanese immigration to Hawaii. In Hilo, I have been surprised how many traditional Japanese customs still remain here but have evolved… Continue reading

Only Once a Year: Mochi Pounding

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By Misty I. Happy New Year!!! My husband’s first cousin Donn has a mochi pounding day at his home every year. It used to be at Grandpa Inouye’s in Pepe’ekeo but has since… Continue reading

My Six ‘F’ Focus Words of 2018

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Happy New Year!!!We made it!  We made it through 2017.  We made it into 2018. I love new beginnings. Whether it is a new day, a new week, a new month, or a… Continue reading

Hilo Holiday Parties

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It is certainly the season to bring out the sweaters, the red and green colors, and the twinkles and sparkles! I’m enjoying the holiday decor, the delicious food, and most of all spending… Continue reading

Only Easy: Misty’s Jell-O Parfaits

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By Misty I. Mele Kalikimaka! I always start the season with visions of a picture-perfect holiday similar to a Currier & Ives print, minus the snow. Then reality sets in and I find… Continue reading

30th Annual Hilo Christmas Extravaganza Craft Fair

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Hilo, Hawaii – Malamapono Events Management, LLC, presents the 30th Annual Hilo Christmas Extravaganza Craft Fair on November 17-18, 2017 at the Edith Kanaka’ole Tennis Stadium. The Extravaganza features 100 of the best… Continue reading

Only Easy: Misty’s Hilo-Style BBQ Pork Ribs

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By Misty I. Happy Independence Day!!! I have two questions for you…. #1…What are you doing for Independence Day? If you live in Hilo, I’m thinking you will probably watch the fireworks show… Continue reading

It’s Here.

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It’s here. Monday Musings by Melinda M. I am married to a teacher. I have two school-aged children. So when the middle of May hits, those elements conspire and bring an almost tangible… Continue reading