Tag Archives: Hawaii

On Hawaiian Independence

I’ll be the first to admit it – when the rest of the country is practicing the ancient Chinese art of pyrotechnics to celebrate our independence from a country that later went on to produce a disproportionate number of record-topping … Continue reading

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Jetset is the new Black

People like people to be grounded. They want you to be *from* somewhere. I’m in Hale’iwa on the North Shore of O’ahu right now – in a state where origin is important. Here, you’re not kama’aina, or a local, unless … Continue reading

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