Monthly Archives: September 2014

Scheurell does the hula

When you think of Scheurell, do you imagine hula? No, me neither, until now. Because this weekend, I danced two hulas on stage at the Honoka‘a People’s Theatre. No one was more surprised than me… The theatre raised the $60,000 … Continue reading

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Our little town invites world peace

The Peace Day activities in Honoka‘a boggle my mind. It’s amazing what a little town can do when we set our mind to it. Of course there’s the Peace Day Parade, though the most memorable participants this year were my … Continue reading

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The ones left behind

I am grateful that suicide has not touched my life. Except for an acquaintance from high school, no one I know has committed suicide. But twice as many people commit suicide every year than die of HIV/AIDS, 40,000. In my … Continue reading

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Saving the heart of our town – Honoka‘a People’s Theatre

Our beloved Honoka‘a People’s Theatre is the heart of this town. They provide space for community classes, educational events and concerts and, yes, show movies, usually just a couple weeks later than the other theatres on the island. They stuck … Continue reading

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Nature connections

After three years living on the Big Island, I’m finally feeling comfortable in the ocean. In the past week we went to Hapuna Beach three times, enjoying quality time with Jade before she heads back to college. With the mostly … Continue reading

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