Category Archives: Kawaihae

Seeing my Hawaiʻi through her eyes

I sometimes take living in Paradise for granted, and it takes a guest to help me appreciate it. I recently hosted a fellow beachcombing friend, visiting Hawaiʻi for the first time. She was happy to experience the authentic Big Island … Continue reading

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Sometimes I get homesick

Sometimes I get homesick. Not particularly now, when Wisconsin is in the depths of winter. Dealing with the cold and snow is too recent a memory. We lived on a corner lot in Racine with a lot of “snow acreage.” … Continue reading

Posted in eating in Hawaii, German and Czech heritage, Kawaihae, links to my past, Waimea, Wisconsin family, Wisconsin roots | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Humpback heat run, catamaran style

My binocular encounter with humpback whales last week left me hungry for more. So when Stacy called with the news that Endless Summer Private Charters had room to take us on a whale-watching excursion on Friday morning, we abandoned other … Continue reading

Posted in getting out of my comfort zone, humpback whales, Kawaihae, learnng new things, North Kohala, Personal growth, sightseeing on the Pacific Ocean | Tagged | 2 Comments