Category Archives: Art

Jack-O-Lanterns and Homemade Memories

A DIY Childhood Halloween was a lot different back in the 1950s. For one thing folks used to give out a full size candy bar, not these 1/4 size treats you see today. That’s not what I really remember though. … Continue reading

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Art: some abstract photography

This gallery contains 11 photos.

Definition of Abstract Art from the Oxford Dictionary: art that does not attempt to represent external, recognizable reality but seeks to achieve its effect using shapes, forms, colors, and textures. I have been working on a photography project the past … Continue reading

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cloud form entertainment and recent activities

I’ve lately been nourishing my roots. The last two weeks of July were wonderfully spent in the western part of the United States, traveling and hiking in Colorado and northern New Mexico where I once lived. This adventure in the … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Hawaiian Pa‘u Riders

Wahine Holo Lio, (Women Riding Horses) Horses were unknown to the Hawaiian people of old. That changed when Lelia Byrd – a merchant-vessel of American registry; William Shaler, master; arrived in Kawaihae Bay, Hawai’i, June 24, 1803. Richard J. Cleveland … Continue reading

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aloha…smile

The Aloha Spirit is a reference to the friendly and caring attitude for which the people of the Hawaiian Islands are so well known. In Hawaiʻi someone can be said to have or show “Aloha” in the way they treat … Continue reading

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Pa’u Riders and the Haku Lei

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” Marcus Garvey Celebrations and parades paying tribute to Kamehameha the Great act to protect, preserve and perpetuate the Hawaiian culture. Kamehameha Day … Continue reading

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Waikoloa Petroglyph Preserve

Indigenous Culture Of the 150 known Hawaiian petroglyph sites, most are on the Big Island. The majority of these ki’i pohaku (rock carvings) depict events during the 1000 to 1,500 year period before Western culture arrived in the late 1700s. … Continue reading

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