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OO, Baby ... You Know What I Like --- from the Porch

I’ve recently been seeing advertisements for something called a Chantilly Cake.  It looks so luscious with all the creamy white frosting and sweet, juicy berries throughout the layers.   980 more words

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See you this Saturday!

The Duke Kahanamoku Centenary Surf Exhibition is on this Saturday. Details / programme for the day:

– 9:30am Opening Ceremony (Karakia from local kaumatua, Ray Mercer and a few words on behalf of the Duke’s whanau) 63 more words

Consumerism in the Media: Is the Lifestyle All Washed Up?

The image you see above, ultimately encapsulates the history of surfing. It is the birth of a culture – a religion if you will – that rings of freedom, passion and a dire need for salt-saturated skin. 905 more words


State approves Waikiki zip line pilot project

A potential zip line operation at Hilton Hawaiian Village is one step closer to reality.

The state Board of Land and Natural Resources approved Friday in a 5-1 vote a pilot project for Waikiki Beach Activities. 187 more words


The Cloak of Bird Feathers

W. and I go to the lookout at Pololu often, sometimes twice a day, because W. takes photographs of the ‘io, the rare hawk that is found only on the Big Island. 939 more words


JANUARY 15: The Sydney Seagull

100 YEARS AGO TODAY, fifteen-year-old Isabel Letham became Australia’s first surfer. Maybe.

Letham joined Hawaian surfing legend Duke Kahanamoku (the Big Kahuna) in a tandem surfing exhibition at Freshwater Beach, near Manly, Australia. 121 more words