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It’s Only 20 Minutes Away

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It’s Only 20 Minutes Away Monday Musings by Melinda M. It’s only 20 minutes away but somehow that’s been too far for me to venture. But this Saturday, my husband and I wanted… 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

Summer Learning–ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi

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Hilo is rich with languages. If you visit the Hilo Farmer’s Market, you will hear many languages from both vendors and customers–such wonderful music for our ears. Did you know that Hawaii’s two… Continue reading

A Simple Breakfast Pleasure

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A Simple Breakfast Pleasure Monday Musings by Melinda M. It was maybe two days after I had moved to Hawaii more than 25 years ago that I was introduced to a breakfast I… Continue reading

Only Easy: Misty’s 10-Minute Guacamole Salad

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by Misty I. Do you like pico de gallo? Guacamole? Salsa? I love them all, but what I don’t love is chopping everything or dragging out my clunky Cuisinart and having to wash… Continue reading

Produce Fundraiser–Kimchi Time!

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One of my favorite fundraisers here is Hilo is the Hilo Products Produce Box Fundraiser. For a $25 donation, you get a huge box full of local produce.  In this particular box, I… Continue reading

Middle School Graduation

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Graduation.  According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of graduation is the award or acceptance of an academic degree or diploma. Here is the link to the Hilo Intermediate School graduation. In Hilo, the schools… Continue reading

Alcohol and Fitness

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By Ricky Kuntemeyer For a better understanding and a more thorough conversation on this topic, listen to the episode of The Fitness Compass Podcast below: iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/tfc-podcast-episode-30-alcohol/id1158719962?i=1000386128380&mt=2 SoundCloud: Can you still drink a beer… Continue reading

Only Easy: Misty’s 15-Minute Venison Chili

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by Misty I. In my household, my husband is the original hunter. He’s had his hunting license since he was in the 8th grade. I got my license in 1997 and started with… 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