Category Archives: Hawaii

Magic Sands – Big Island, Hawaiʻi

There’s a small beach park here in Kona called Magic Sands Beach Park. The ocean frontage is only about 100 yards, but it sees a lot of use. Here’s an overhead shot of it from Google Earth. The hotel next … Continue reading

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A poor showing

Since January, I’ve averaged exactly twelve (12) posts per month. That is a huge drop from years past. In 2015, for instance, my average was more than one post a day and that’s when I was working. It’s not just … Continue reading

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A day at the Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area

I’ve mentioned before — or should have — the Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area is the haunt for our daily walks. Depending on the day, we walk anywhere from 4.3 miles to 6.4 miles before hitting the gym. On this particular … Continue reading

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Paniolo

I suspect — but don’t know for sure — when people think of Hawaiʻi they are not thinking Cowboys, or more accurately, Paniolos. And yet, the influence of the culture is present on all the islands. The Big Island — … Continue reading

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Back to the Big Boy Camera

A funny thing happened to me last week when I visited the Volcano National Park . . . I discovered I am vain. Yup! Me, vain.  I know what’s you’re thinking . . .  “What’s he got to be vain … Continue reading

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Surfing – Part 1

So, here’s another thing I’ll probably never do: surfing.  The sport does have an attraction for me . . . because of photography. This was the case last month when we went and sat on a beach and I snapped … Continue reading

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No thoughts Sunday – just canoes

Being Sunday, I had planned a post on philosophy as applied to the real world. More so, my opinion of what is useful and what is not.  The description next to the name of this blog says the following: “Thoughts, … Continue reading

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