Print Media  Remember when Honolulu had a morning AND an evening newspaper? Rarely do I diss technology.  In almost every instance, technology has brought us closer together and shortened the time between processes.  In this case, however, it seems to have killed local news. We’ve come full circle.  Back in […]

August 25 2016 – Honolulu City Council is exploring guided tour limits at Waimanalo beaches. A bill under consideration is aimed at addressing an influx of tourists who are making their way to East Oahu as part of organized guided tours. Some believe the increase in visitor traffic became an issue […]

At the end of his Niu Valley Middle School eighth grade year, my son was given the option of applying for AVID at Kaiser High School. AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination and is a college and career preparedness route students can take. AVID’s early roots date back to […]

In the first week of his freshman year, my kid’s high school math instructor presented him with one of two graphing calculator suggestions.  The choices were the Texas Instruments TI-Nspire CX and the Texas Instruments TI-Nspire CX CAS.  For a detailed breakdown, visit Texas Instruments’ webpage on exam acceptability.   I presume […]

Because I’m told that fish don’t count, our family’s first “real” pet is a rabbit.  He’s a Netherland Dwarf, a tiny little black creature that lives in a three-story one-of-a-kind apartment.  I’ve always bought partial bales of Timothy hay for him on Amazon.  It seemed like a good deal, usually […]

Pele’s Hair / Spanish Moss (Airplant) Also known as Spanish Moss, Green-grey Pele’s Hair is rough, almost vine-like. It absorbs water and nutrients from the air around it.  In Hawaii, it is often used for lei.  It is a succulent, needing only an occasional spray of water for moisture. Best […]

Ti Leaf, Green Ti leaf is used for making leis and for wrapping food in for flavor while cooking.  These ornamental plants come in a variety of shapes and colors.  The ones we received were like these, approximately 2-3 feet long and green throughout.  Sun or partial shade, average water. […]

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