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Mainland Observations

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We are on the mainland while Mike recovers from knee surgery, staying in a 3- bedroom, one-bath home that is 60 years old, near San Francisco. 271 more words

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Hawaii vs. Mainland Medicine

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Well, let’s start with the smell.
Mike just got a total knee replacement at Kaiser South San Francisco Hospital, and the hospital didn’t smell. At all. 429 more words

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Movers and Shakers

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You forget how slow the lifestyle really is in Hawaii, until you spend some time on the mainland. I have lived on Maui almost 15 years, and didn’t realize that Starbucks is now the center of the universe on the mainland. 406 more words

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Across the Big Pond

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We are across the Big Pond. We have “come to America” as Mike calls it. We are here to get a full knee replacement for him in San Francisco, and then rehabilitation. 206 more words

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Hurricane Update: Iselle and Julio breezing through town

It’s been 22 years since Iniki blew through Hawaii. Besides being a reminder of just how old I am, these incoming hurricanes are a reminder that Mama Nature is her own woman and she can be unpredictable and temperamental. 295 more words

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Whale Mystery on Kauai

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Anti-Rimpac Activists–against sonar testing done by the navy offshore –have new ammunition, as a healthy 16 ft. pilot whale washed ashore yesterday on Kauai. … 360 more words

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Where the Wild Things Are

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Friends here have a rental house on acreage. Their tenant, new to Hawaii, keeps calling them to complain: the doors stick (humidity), the roof leaks (it rains all the time there), there’s a rat in the laundry room. 404 more words

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