Category Archives: Hawaii

Samsung Note 8 Photos — July 2018

For them not interested in reading, you can go directly to the SmugMug Gallery HERE.   For a slideshow click HERE. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and you have two options: 1) Manually scroll through the photos … Continue reading

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Samsung Note 8 Photos — June 2018, Part 3

For them not interested in reading, you can go directly to the SmugMug Gallery HERE.   For a slideshow click HERE. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and you have two options: 1) Manually scroll through the photos … Continue reading

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Owling Good Time — The Pueo Files

Because our typical daily driving distance is between four and eight miles with speeds seldom exceeding 35mph, once a week we go for a long drive . . . for the sake of the car; a long drive at higher … Continue reading

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Samsung Note 8 Photos — June 2018, Part 2

For them not interested in reading, you can go directly to the SmugMug Gallery HERE.   For a slideshow click HERE. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and you have two options: 1) Manually scroll through the photos … Continue reading

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Samsung Note 8 Photos — June 2018, Part 1

For them not interested in reading, you can go directly to the SmugMug Gallery HERE.   For a slideshow click HERE. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and you have two options: 1) Manually scroll through the photos … Continue reading

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August 2018 — Random Samsung Note 8 Photos

For them not interested in reading, you can go directly to the SmugMug Gallery HERE.   For a slideshow click HERE. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and you have two options: 1) Manually scroll through the photos … Continue reading

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Hōkūleʻa

One month ago, as I write this, we stepped out of our rental unit and walked the two miles from our complex to dockside at the Kona Bay.  Why? Why expose ourselves to the heat and humidity and actually mingle … Continue reading

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The waves visited for a few days – Part 3: the long videos

As promised, the rest of the wave videos, the longer ones.  Please note: I suggest starting the videos below with the volume set on low. Waves and wind are pretty loud as are the occasional planes flying overhead. One correction … Continue reading

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The waves visited for a few days – Part 2

I’m in a bit of a quandary about how to do this. I have videos and I have photos and I have a fair amount of both.  The day was January 14th and the place is Wawaloli Beach Park. Melisa and I call … Continue reading

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The waves visited for a few days

Compared to our first winter here, this winter has been a bit of a disappointment when it comes to waves. As disappointed as I’ve been, I imagine surfers miss the waves even more. I think we had a good five months … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Samsung Note 8 Photos

This might end up being one of them there lengthy post. There are a lot of photos, so it might load slow. I suggest getting a cup of coffee and perhaps making a bathroom run while everything loads.  Just letting people … Continue reading

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So, how’s my Note 8?

It’s fine, thank you. I don’t have any complaints and if pushed, I’d be hard-pressed to come up with something I’m not happy about. Blazing fast, lots of customization, handles pretty much anything I throw at it. However, readers of … Continue reading

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Visiting Kapaʻau – Big Island Kohala District

Whenever we visited the Big Island, no trip was complete without a visit to Kapaʻau. It’s a town in the Kohala district of the Big Island.  We still like driving up there and on the 24th we took a drive … Continue reading

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Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historic Park

This is a bit late but . . . eleven months ago, I visited the Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historic Park. Here’s the weird thing . . . I have fewer photos than I remember taking. I am sure — sure, I tell you … Continue reading

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Nikon P900 vs. Samsung Note 8 – the flowers edition

I know, I know . . . everyone is tired of these kinds of posts. Sure, there’s my witty writing, and sure, there are amazing photos, but, honestly, can’t we just forego all of this and get on with life? No; … Continue reading

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