What does that word mean, exactly?  Here’s an explanation copied from a worthwhile article written by Curby Rule ( ) alo, 1. sharing 2. in the present oha, joyous affection, joy ha, life energy, life, breath Using Hawaiian language grammatical rules, we will translate this literally as “The joyful sharing of life energy in the … Continue reading ALOHA!

Big Island Time

On Friday, February 6th, we changed rooms. As the condo folks promised to move our things, we packed everything up and left for the day. We headed north through Waimea so we could look at the lovely Waipi’o Valley, the Valley of Kings. On a clear day you can see Maui. It was clear. Sure … Continue reading Big Island Time

Lazy Hazy Days

Next week I’m heading for Ohio to spend four short days reconnecting with friends. It’s been a long time since I’ve returned to my home state for a visit. Went back in 2006 to bury my mom. Not really a pleasure trip, that. Never really thought much of Ohio, the land of my teenage angst. … Continue reading Lazy Hazy Days