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My neighborhood is disappearing by doubling

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Monday Musings from Melinda by LHS Contributor Melinda M. Everywhere you look, Hilo is changing. I don’t mean gentrifying. I don’t mean politically. I don’t necessarily mean demographically either. I mean physically. Yesterday,… Continue reading

Yank Sing Dim Sum in San Francisco

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A few months ago, I went to San Francisco with some friends. We stayed at Hotel Vitale near the Embarcadero and the Ferry Building. Right across the street was one of the  Yank… Continue reading

Hapuna Staycation

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The Big Island is a great place to live AND a great place to vacation. I was lucky to spend a long weekend at the Hapuna Prince recently. We drove out after work… Continue reading

Hilo Birthdays Through the Years

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Monday Musings from Melinda by LHS Contributor Melinda M. Another one came and went just recently. My birthday, that is. And after writing last week’s post about how we celebrate children’s birthdays “Hilo-style,”… Continue reading

Japanese Visitors in Hilo

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We had two adorable middle-school girls visit us from Yurihama, our sister city, as part of an exchange program. I was away at a blogging conference so my husband had to take charge… Continue reading

Just A Summer Golfer

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By: Jenn K For the past three summers, Cullen has been an active participant with Special Olympics East Hawaii Golf. Started nine years ago by local golfer and entrepreneur, Coach George Lewitzki, interested athletes have been… Continue reading

Birthday Parties, Hilo Style

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Monday Musings from Melinda by LHS Contributor Melinda M. No Chuck E. Cheese. No laser tag. No more bowling or pool rental or dollar movie theater. No magician or clown (Yummy is now… Continue reading

2016 BIIF Cross-Country Season is Upon Us

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With a pre-season invitational relay race in Keaau, the 2016 BIIF cross-country athletes were able to have a bit of fun competition with each other this past Saturday. (Here is the link to… Continue reading

Positive Energy Through Artist’s Vision

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By:  Jenn K Hilo has become a lot more colorful in recent years with commissioned mural works by various local artists, across town. From the colorful ALOHA at Keaukaha General Store to the… Continue reading

Is it a Hilo Thing?

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Monday Musings from Melinda by LHS Contributor Melinda M. Thinking about eating out in Hilo tonight? In the morning? For an afternoon snack? If so, you could go to Ken’s…or Kenichi’s…or Don’s. What… Continue reading