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Hawaiian Eye – Pt. 9 (Aloha, Hawaii!)

We ended the week with a flurry of shopping at the famous Flea Market at Aloha Stadium. Sat. Sept. 22 It’s our last day in Honolulu, but we’re now slowing down. It’s jam-packed, with a trip to the fabled Flea Market that Erin has been raving about since we’ve been planning the trip. It’s a […]

Hawaiian Eye – Pt. 8 (Researching the past)

We didn’t see many geckoes during our visit, but here’s one tiny one we saw next to a sculpture of a gecko, outside Richela’s front door. Friday, Sept. 21 Another big food day. We’re eating our way across Oahu. It was also a day of hunting history. We began the day with Richela, who joined […]

Hawaiian Eye – Pt. 7 (Laughing with Bill Rose)

Tamashiro Market, a jam packed shop on a busy street corner. Bill took us there for corn flake cookies, which were, as promised, fantastic. Thursday, Sept. 20 This was a food and friendship day. We got up and had a leisurely morning, hanging around Richela’s condo. Then Erin and I drove past downtown to meet […]

Hawaiian Eye – Pt. 6 (Coasting with Richela)

One of the beaches Richela drove us to along the eastern shore of Oahu. Wednesday, Sept. 19 It was sad leaving Laura and John’s in Mililani – it’s a beautiful and comfortable home, and they were so gracious and generous, it felt like we’ve known them all our lives. At the same time, we were […]

Hawaiian Eye – Pt. 5 (A day with Regine)

Hawaiian specialites at Helena’s: (from foregournd, left to right) poi, kahlua pork, a bit of Hawaiian seasoned salt, lau lau, lomi salmon, fried ahi tuna, haupia (with sliced onion, which we ate with the salt), tofu, beef stew and more lau lau. Tuesday, Sept. 18 We spent the day with Regine, Laura’s twin sister, and […]