Celosia (Cockscomb) Largely an ornamental plant in America, celosia is an annual. Seed production in these species can be very high. One ounce of seed may contain up to 43,000 seeds. Depending upon the location and fertility of the soil, blossoms can last 8–10 weeks.  Plants like full sun and […]

  We tried it two months ago and liked it enough to buy it again.  Granted, our family found it strange that we were using Downy’s In-Wash Scent Booster to boost our specifically-designated “no perfumes” laundry detergent.  Truth is, aside from the fact that sometimes the kids clothes require a […]

I just returned from an all-day conference on Hawaii’s public education system.  The symposium, called the 2016 Hawaii Education Summit, was hosted by Governor David Y. Ige’s office.  It was open to any stakeholder in public education. I’d like to start off with a heartfelt mahalo to the Governor, the First Lady and the office […]

Living here in Hawaii, aren’t you envious to find that onions keep for months on end in a Midwest cellar?  Here’s are three ideas on how you can preserve your round onions in our humid paradise without waste.   1.  Simply wrap each one in newspaper and store it in your refrigerator.  It’s […]

I just finished shopping at Costco and was pleased to see this display: On the mainland, it was common practice to order food from the food court while checking out at the register.  Looks like the practice — at least for whole pizza — has finally reached Hawaii Kai. Notably, […]

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News from Hawaii Kai and East Oahu. My ❤ passions include kids, education, #rstats, technology and our environment. Casual strategy game player and DIY er.