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Words Fail Me!

Originally posted on Journey2Kona2019:
In the film “Native of Owhyhee” on ‘Ōlelo Community Television an individual made the following comment: “For the Hawaiian, Ancestral spirits are not spirits that once existed in the past and are gone.  They are…

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Giving In to the Lava!

Originally posted on Journey2Kona2019:
LAVA FIRE I was watching a video about the lava making its way through the Royal Gardens development and across the Chain of Craters Road on the Big Island.  Whatever vegetation the lava came into…

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Inside the Mind of A Hotel Porter

Originally posted on Journey2Kona2019:
(click SHERATON) About halfway through my first trip to Hawaii in June of 2004 Dan, Mom, my sister Suzanne and her two boys arranged to fly over to Maui for an overnight stay.  Having had…

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The Lava of Creativity

Originally posted on Journey2Kona2019:
(click LAVA) Hawaii’s history begins with the lava.  Artwork begins with a mindset that wonders about what can be.  While the finished product does have its value, creativity is more about the lava that gives…

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The Silence is Deafening!

Originally posted on Journey2Kona2019:
(click ENTRY) On the Big Island when going to the City of Refuge you eventually gets off of the highway and onto City of Refuge Road.  As you descend branching off of it is another…

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The Silence of Our Friends

Originally posted on Journey2Kona2019:
Currently there is a lot of public discussion about developing tolerance of others, of their different traditions, religious affiliation, skin color, sexual orientation or culinary customs, and that is a good place to begin.  But…

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Duane’s Ono-Char Burgers!

Originally posted on Journey2Kona2019:
(click KAUAI) Before my 2007 Kauai trip I read a review of a hamburger place called Duane’s Ono-Char burger which made me really want to find it.  So on one of the days when I…

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