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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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WIAL'S EXTENSION - Wellington Boardriders Club's View

A rich history

New Zealand’s modern surfing history began in Lyall Bay in 1915 when Duke Kahanamoku wooed the crowd. You can read all about it in this… 702 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