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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

Club Shoyu–A Local Product

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Have you heard of Club Shoyu? Did you know that this shoyu has been brewed in Hilo since 1947? Teruo Togashi founded the company and created the recipe for this local product. He… Continue reading

Sunday Brunch in Hilo at WikiFresh

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It has been a while since Merle and I got together to catch up. After checking our calendars, scheduling and rescheduling our date, we decided to go to brunch on a Sunday.We both… Continue reading

On Dogs and Prejudice

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Monday Musings from Melinda #2 by LHS contributor Melinda M I was prejudiced about dogs. They are needy, expensive, lick you, and are needy. Did I mention needy? I have always been more… Continue reading