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Category Archive: people

Smelling Like Book Club

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Monday Musings by Melinda M. That’s what my girls tell me when I come home from a night out with either my book club girlfriends or my other group of girlfriends – I’ll… Continue reading

Aloha Spirit Lives in Hilo

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Monday Musings by Melinda M. A dozen roses. Five gift bags stuffed with local snacks. Twenty-four cupcakes. Six balloons in the colors of the Italian flag. These generous gifts might be expected at… Continue reading

How to Embarrass Your Teenage Daughter in Three Easy Steps

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Monday Musings by Melinda M. 1) Show up at her (new) work place My teenage daughter got her first job this summer at a local drive-in, which for non-Hawaii readers is not a… Continue reading

Let’s go to Brunch

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I get together with my good friend Merle every so often.  Our schedules are such that Sunday brunch is usually the best time for us to get together. The last time we got… Continue reading

Hilo Closeness

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Letting Go for Closeness By guest blogger, Pua H. “When someone says she’s from Hilo, what’s the first thing that comes to mind?” I posed that loaded question to a good friend who… Continue reading

Only in Hilo: UHH’s “It’s Great to be a Teacher in Hawaii” Event

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by Misty I. Recently a Teacher Appreciation Event was held at ʻImiloa Astronomy Center for alumni of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo. I attended this fun event filled with good food and… Continue reading

Momball

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by guest blogger, Shannon W. What an awesome basketball weekend. I enjoyed every moment of being a basketball mom because of tournaments like these. Hours spent in a gym all for that bright… 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

A Night on the Town

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A Night on the Town, Hilo-Style Monday Musings by Melinda M. The opera? No. The theater? No. The art gallery opening? Nope. If those were what I wanted in a night out, I… Continue reading

Hilo’s Parade of Parades

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Hilo’s Parade of Parades Monday Musings by Melinda M. Hilo’s Merrie Monarch Parade is the best in the state, hands down. It’s got bands, it’s got community groups, it’s got the royal court… Continue reading