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Lahaina Noon

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By: Jenn K A week or so ago I saw a post by insightful friend Kamaka about the Lahaina Noon. I’m embarrassed to admit that I had not heard of the phenomenon before… Continue reading

Orchid Isle Orchestra: Bach in Hilo

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Orchid Isle Orchestra will be Bach in Hilo on Sunday, May 22, at 4 p.m., at the East Hawaii Cultural Center/Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art.  Bach’s Double Violin Concerto will be featured.  Alden… Continue reading

Tennis in My 40s

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Monday Musings from Melinda #4 by LHS contributor Melinda M. I recently wrote about the underground worlds of Hilo–communities of people seemingly hidden until you join them. (Click on the link to read… Continue reading

Oahu Eats During Soccer Weekend

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I went on a weekend trip to Oahu. What did I eat? The first night, I went to The Book of Mormon (blog post here) straight from the airport and we didn’t have… Continue reading

Happy Valley Seafood Restaurant

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Sunday nights are slow nights for restaurants in Hilo.After flying back from Oahu on Hawaiian Airlines on a Sunday evening, my family wanted a quick bite to eat. We decided to go to… Continue reading

Kenny Endo, Taiko Artist, Performs in Hilo

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Submitted by Jan Higashi, Japanese Community Association of Hawaii The Japanese Community Association of Hawaii presents a very special cultural performance by Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble on Saturday, May 14, at 6 p.m.,… Continue reading

Big Island High School Runners Rock at State Tournament

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If you have read some of my earlier posts, you know that my son is a runner. He qualified as a freshman for the Hawaii state track meet held at the Kapalama Kamehameha… Continue reading

Kodomo No Matsuri (Children’s Day Festival) in Hilo with Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble

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Submitted by: Jan Higashi, Japanese Community Association of Hawaii The Hilo-based Japanese Community Association of Hawaii is presenting their 8th biennial Kodomo No Matsuri on Saturday, May 14, 2016, from 10 a.m.-1p.m. at… Continue reading

The Underground Worlds of Hilo

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Monday Musings from Melinda #3 By LHS Contributor Melinda M This is a story about the unknown. The proverbial underground but different than the one you normally think of – the dark, the… Continue reading

Mother’s Day–in Hilo and Everywhere

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I am a mother. Mother of two adolescent children. They are learning to spread their wings. I am learning to let them go.  What does it mean to be a mother? It isn’t… Continue reading