I live a LONG way from my family, and I miss all of them. Here are some photos from a recent trip. I stopped in Los Angeles to see Andrew. We spent a wonderful evening together and are winding up … Continue reading
Trump’s first week in office has disturbed millions of Americans. Just this week, a member of the Hawaii state house, influenced by Trump’s obvious conflicts of business interests, introduced a bill to “prohibit the governor and the four Hawaii mayors from accepting … Continue reading →
Part of a wall at Pele’s home in Halemaʻumaʻu Crater collapsed two days ago and triggered an explosion within the molten lava lake. The lake is 31 feet below the level of the crater’s edge and the explosion sent up a cloud of ash and lava splatter. No one was hurt, as people aren’t allowed inside the crater, but people standing around the rim captured some good video and photos. Pele is getting restless!
Women have broken through a glass ceiling in Hawaii, a bright beacon considering recent discouraging events. For years, women have lobbied to be allowed to compete in big-wave surfing contests such as Jaws (Pe’ahi) on Maui or Mavericks in California. … Continue reading →
Shark Attacks in Hawaii Are shark attacks increasing? A recent study theorizes that rising ocean temperatures lure many more swimmers into the ocean, which has increased the risk of attack. Meanwhile, the coral reefs where the sharks normally feed are … Continue reading →