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Birthing Stones of Kamehameha

(Kah mae ha mae ha)  Kamehameha Akahi Aina Hanau In the North Kohala area of Hawai’i Island about the year 1758 near Opolu Point at a place called Kokoiki, Hawai’i’s greatest warrior-king was born. He would become a leader who … Continue reading

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Sunset – The Eye of Horus

All things made clear.   In Kailua-Kona, at the end of the day it is a favorite pastime for tourists and locals alike to gather on the sandy shoreline behind the old stone church or line the walk in front … Continue reading

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Transmitting at Sunset

…Copy. Receiving. Over. As one might imagine, Hawai’i is a popular tourist destination with a Kodak scenic moment around every bend in the road. Deep clear waters, swaying palm trees, waterfalls, rainbows and a kaleidoscope of exotic flowers all here to … Continue reading

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Mālama Honua – Worldwide Voyage of the Hokule’a and Hikianalia

Mālama Honua, “to care for our Earth.”  The Hokule’a and Hikianalia are double hulled voyaging canoes of ancient origin.   From the Polynesian Voyaging Society:  “The Hawaiian name for this voyage, Mālama Honua, means “to care for our Earth.” Living … Continue reading

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The Campo Santo at Cimarron, New Mexico

Grounded in the local landscape and integral to the traditions and cultural identity of the people of northern New Mexico are their cemeteries. Campo Santo is the Spanish word for burial ground. During the New Mexico colonial period when Catholic … Continue reading

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Church Architecture of Old Hawai’i

The Built Environment refers to the human-made surroundings. Early Hawaiians altered the land to a minor degree for agricultural purposes, for village and home sites and the construction of stone heiau for religious practices. People ventured to the upland forests … Continue reading

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I Might Be Here Now

“The next message you need is always right where you are.” — Ram Dass It has been a year since I moved out of the Kaloko Cloud Forest to the small town of Holualoa where I am now. I’ve shared … Continue reading

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