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My tribute to Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

By On June 17, 2016

I was eight years old when lava fountains from Kīlauea Volcano began building a cinder and spatter cone hundreds of feet high, spewing thick, chunky lava that later wiped out the towns… Read More


Wishing pets lived forever

By On June 14, 2016

Not a day goes by that I don’t miss my first dog, Joey, a black-and-white papillon. Every time I visit my parents, I expect to see his nose under the front gate… Read More


Turned 41 and joined Snapchat. Weird, right?

By On April 1, 2016

A couple of weeks ago, I spoke to a journalism class at the University of Hawai‘i-Mānoa, primarily about social media. Now, I know a fair amount about the topic. I’m active on… Read More


A week after ‘The Eddie,’ and we’re still enthralled

By On March 7, 2016

There aren’t many sporting events that we think about a week after it’s over. Not many people remembers the finisher of the Honolulu Marathon or can even recall who won Super Bowl… Read More


When your dog is sick

By On February 16, 2016

I often wonder what my dogs would say if they could talk. And usually, I’m glad they don’t. I don’t know if I could tolerate hearing Indy nag me all day for… Read More