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Traffic stopped on H-1 Freeway during vice president's visit to Honolulu

Traffic was brought to a standstill on the H-1 Freeway Monday as Vice President Mike Pence traveled through Honolulu.

Unfortunately for drivers, there’s no advance notice of the vice president’s travel routes for security purposes. 345 more words


Hawaii: Day 3

Thursday, I had a free day at the conference, so we packed in as much sight-seeing as we could. We left the hotel by 7am to pick up our rental car for the remainder of our stay. 408 more words


Gee, Hysterical Much? *Open Thread*

Now, all y’all know I was not, and am not, a fan of Trump’s. I thought there were a lot of other candidates far more qualified and of sounder temperament to run the country than a reality star with a host of sordid tales regarding his behavior floating around. 1,026 more words

Solemn Photo Friday — Memorial Sites of Oahu

I hesitate to call this another entry in my Fun Photo Friday series.  The subject is just too serious for that.  Here are some of my favorite images from our visit to the USS Arizona Memorial and the Punchbowl Cemetery: 16 more words


Port 2 Honolulu — USS Arizona Memorial

It’s a short hop, or sail in this case, from Hilo on the Big Island to Honolulu on the island of Oahu.  Ursula and I have been to Oahu too many times to count, as had our frequent cruising companions Lisa and Al Fittipaldi, so this excursion planned by Ursula would forsake the usual in favor of memorializing.  407 more words


President Obama & Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Pearl Harbor

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Barack Obama participate in a wreath-laying ceremony aboard the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Dec. 27, 2016. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters


The Japanese Return To Pearl Harbor

One of the ongoing ironies from World War II that I have been familiar with for the last couple decades has been the realization that the major belligerent countries of those days , Japan and Germany, never truly lost the war.  1,701 more words

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