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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 28: Mexican Wedding Cookies in the Sea...

Seychelles – Mexican Wedding Cookies in the Sea

by Livy Tinsley

Seychelles by way of Zanzibar. Serenghetti for Morgan on the way back but now Seychelles, sea shells, the Indian Ocean. 581 more words

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‘Ohana means family. Families are bound together and members must cooperate and remember each other, according to Wikipedia. And ‘ohana is such an integral part of Hawaiian culture that an ‘ohana unit is part of a house or a separate structure on the same lot that may contain a relative, but which may not be rented to the general public. 236 more words

Tragedy shaping Duke Kahanamoku, 1910.


In the afternoon of this past Sunday at perhaps 4 or so, while a group of young children were swimming ocean side of the Moana Hotel, there was a youngster swimming with them by the name of John A. 287 more words

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today's birthday: Duke Kahanamoku (1890)

Duke Kahanamoku (1890)

Kahanamoku, known as the “Big Kahuna,” was an Olympic champion swimmer who is generally credited with introducing the modern sport of surfing to the West, starting with… 58 more words