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Contemporary Hawaiian Quilts: Hilo, Hawai`i

Out of the 3029 passengers on the ship, I suspect we were the only two that went to see quilts in Hilo.  As we are wont to do, we were just wandering around the town to see what was going on. … Continue reading

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“Really Real” flowers: Hilo, Hawai`i

Wandering through Hilo’s farmers’ market, Alie’s eye was caught by flowers turned into jewelry.  The young lady selling them said the process was developed by a friend of her family.  When I got home, I did a little more research. … Continue reading

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Hilo: Hawai`i

We flew over the volcano Kilauea April 4.  It was just coincidence last week’s post was just as new fissures and eruptions were threatening homes outside Hilo.  After reading reports, I believe the lava in my photo “lava lake”  suddenly … Continue reading

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Volcanoes: Hawaii, The Big Island

Hawaii, the biggest and newest island in the State of Hawaii, is called “The Big Island.”  Five shield volcanoes formed the island.  Two are still active.  Kilauea, currently the world’s longest continually-erupting volcano, has erupted steadily since 1983 and is … Continue reading

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Memories of Hawaii

We have wonderful memories of Hawaii. We first visited O’ahu in 1970.  I was a soldier in Vietnam.   It was late in an unpopular war.  Unlike today, many people did not “respect” soldiers.  Some even insulted those who chose not … Continue reading

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