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About kateinhawaii

Hawaii is life-long home. Enjoy all things outdoors. Taking up an old hobby passion: photography, and learning how to put some photos and stuff I've learned from them into a website ...THANK YOU WORDPRESS!

In Da’ Gah-den, but not yet Eden

In May 2009 I got a Honolulu City & County garden plot, for the grand sum of $20/year. Garden areas can be found in most of the urban areas on the island of O’ahu  and were started in 1975 under … Continue reading

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8-8-08 A Once-A-Century Date

        8-8-08 is a recognized special day on the Chinese century calendar, celebrated here in Honolulu by closing off parts of Hotel Street, downtown, and organizing “Chinatown Getdown.”  Bands, food, arts and crafts, lion dancers, open art … Continue reading

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Upon A Hill

    Judd Hillside, late afternoon, July 12th…         Judd Hillside, perhaps named for Dr. Gerrit Parmele Judd (1803-73). A missionary doctor who arrived in 1837, and adviser to Kamehameha III — or after Charles S. Judd, … Continue reading

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Sheila Johnson 60yo college tennis player

Sheila Johnson played tennis at Arizona State 40 years ago, and — with one year of eligibility left — is playing her final year of college tennis at the age of 60. The history story of her coming to Hawaii … Continue reading

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Starting a PhotoBlog

May 4th 08 – This site doesn’t require HTML knowledge. But….there’s still a learning curve. Have been seeking a way to post visible descriptions with personal photos, and after a Matt visit here to Hawaii, I knew someone had allowed … Continue reading

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