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First impressions: On the Windward Side

The windward side of Oahu has a different vibe from the rest of the island.  A bit more misty, rainy, rural.  Here’s a view along Kamehameha Highway, driving north.

First Impressions

The Moral Universe - Hawaiian Civil War Veteran

I am grateful to my friend Jane, who lives on Maui, who sent me a story from Hawaii News Now about a Hawaiian Civil War veteran who was recently honored with a headstone at his gravesite. 1,148 more words

What we can learn from Kamehameha’s life

Kamehameha I is a legendary figure, heroic and larger-than-life. David Kāwika Eyre’s “Kamehameha: The Rise of a King” (2013) is a fictional account of Kamehameha’s life that portrays him as a warrior, philosopher, and leader who can be a role model for Hawaii’s children. 369 more words


A Good Wish (Heroes Versus Horror 7)

The morning air was heavy and cold, as bitter things usually are.

A light fog hung over Crystal Lake, blurring the line between water and horizon. 1,759 more words

Heroes Versus Horror

Ana impacts prep football slate, games moved to Friday

UPDATE: Saturday night high school football games for both the ILH and OIA have been moved to Friday due to Ana, which is forecast to be a hurricane later Wednesday. 120 more words


Short Story (Historical Fiction): "Forbidden Foods"

After getting sick about the time I would’ve normally made a post, I’ve finally returned!

Below is part one (of a total two) in the short story “Forbidden Foods.” I wrote this for a Historical Fiction class as a graduate student during my Master’s. 2,768 more words