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Disappearing World

The rural roots of  personal identity and community have been cut off. Our heritage is disappearing. A way of life and livelihood is disappearing. Knowledge of skills is disappearing. Self reliance is disappearing. Family farms are disappearing. People live huddled … Continue reading

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Cottage industries support community

  How can rural communities  advance the common goal of economic stability, healthy living and environmental stewardship? Food, clothing and shelter are the necessities of human survival. These industries and the transportation of these goods also have the largest impact … Continue reading

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2014 King Kamehameha Parade

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location: Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i   click any image to enlarge Kamehameha Day, June 11, was proclaimed by Kamehameha V on December 22, 1871, as a day to honor his grandfather, Kamehameha I, and was first observed on June 11, 1872. Every … Continue reading

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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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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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Jackson’s Chameleon

A Chance Encounter I’d been told that the elevation where I live in Holualoa on the Big Island is prime habitat for the Jackson’s Chameleon. Truth is I had never seen one around the property, that is until one day … Continue reading

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