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September is the hottest month!

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I don’t know what it’s like where you live in September, but people should know that September is the hottest month in Hawaii, particularly if they’re planning a trip here. 192 more words

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The Psychology of Place

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Hold on – this isn’t as esoteric as you might think.

I was watching the writer’s commentary for the hit TV series “True Detective” (the show got nominated in every major Emmy category for which it qualified, 12 in all, including a best drama nomination for writer Nic Pizzolatto.) In the commentary, Pizzolatto mentioned the “psychology of place,” in this case, New Orleans, where the series was filmed. 240 more words

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Job Postings on Maui

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So you think you can dance? Parade magazine recently reported that the job of “dancer” has the highest relative concentration in the state of Hawaii as compared to other states. 272 more words

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Weekends and Holidays on Maui

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Recently a reader named Antonio saw my post “Mainland Observations”, and asked the following question:

Hi Jamaica,

I’ve never been to Maui but would love to see it, I live in Central California. 251 more words

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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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