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    Re: Most despised politician

    It used to be my boss, until I quit and started a business. Then I understood what no sleep, endless worry, and sky-high taxes did to a person.

    I owe her an apology.
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    Re: Most despised politician

    What I find interesting from a purely observational perspective----the LACK of Obama bumper stickers over here on Kauai. Before the election, they were on like every other car. Now, nowhere.

    I...
  3. Re: Islam Day - Hawaii Politicians just plain crazy?

    My question about this is a simple one: with the State of Hawai'i (and the whole country) in terrible ---devastating---financial shape, can anyone make the argument that this is what our elected...
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    Re: Fireball in the sky

    Awww, sweet Anapuni. I feel the same way---these malahini lessons are invaluable and bring me so much joy and tell me I am home for the first time in my life. I hope to be worthy of it and of you...
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    Re: Fireball in the sky

    Aloha Mike,

    I missed the link---it seems to not be there on my viewing....

    I looked up "azimuth" and have to admit that this is beyond my mental capacities. :) It seemed to be fire on the...
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    Re: Fireball in the sky

    It was nearly two weeks ago now - two weeks on Tuesday next....and it was big ---like a cane fire---and the smoke came from the ground. I stood and watched it for 10 minutes or so and it did not...
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    Re: Fireball in the sky

    Aloha! :)

    Yes, that first one looks like what my friend was telling me about that I couldn't understand. Now that makes more sense. Thank you for helping me piece that together. :)

    It was a...
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    Re: Fireball in the sky

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Thank God you have that time in your memory with him.

    I love my friend---he is so dear to me. Yes, I appreciate very much. I feel like he is giving me...
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    Re: Things we can't get here

    Kinda on topic, kinda off topic. But I buy spice from the spice house online (spicehouse.com) - the shipping to HI is very reasonable and fast and you can buy just small amounts and share them with...
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    Re: Either My House is Haunted or I'm Going Crazy

    If you have a video camera, or if you can borrow one, would that be of help?
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    Re: Fireball in the sky

    I shudda took my video camera to it. I just thought it was a cane burn, but I was wrong.

    I have a friend who is born and raised here and is elder and he told me that it might be related to all...
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    Re: What's for Dinner - Chapter 5

    Auntie Lynn! Oh my goodness! What a bounty! Total yum!
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    Re: What's for Dinner - Chapter 5

    Avocado salad (neighbors blessed me this morning with beauties!), cheap steak on the grill, masa cakes.

    Made banana ice cream with aging banana for desert.
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    Fireball in the sky

    Aloha,

    I have a strange question. Over here on Kauai, about 2 weeks ago, I woke up at 4:30 am and saw a fire in the distance. From Kalaheo, looking towards Numilla, there was a fire on the...
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    Re: Employer Taxes Increased

    But from an employer's perspective - anybody worried?

    I am not saying that ppl are sitting around getting rich off the taxpayers backs - not at all!

    But how do small businesses stay in...
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    Employer Taxes Increased

    I heard on the radio today that unemployment taxes paid by employers are going up from $90 a year to over $1000 a year due to too many people collecting checks and not enough people working.

    Any...
  17. Thread: Pickles

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    Re: Pickles

    Do you refrigerate these?
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    Re: What's in your garden now?

    You might have to try artichokes if they don't turn the water on in California. We may have to 'fend for ourselves here more if the farms all dry up. :(
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    Re: Big dogs, in Hawaii

    Yes, I would bet they are homeowners. That is why I bought my now overpriced home instead of renting. We have a large dog and could not find a rental property (and we had a $4K a month budget for...
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    Re: Aloha from Rene in Walton, NY

    Believe it or not, it is a $500K home too. Sure, that was prices before the downturn, but houses in my hood are around $400K.

    There is a lot to get used to, there is a lot to enjoy. If you keep...
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    Re: Mormon salesmen

    My experience over here on Kauai with these men has been bad. I was working outside when they approached on foot. I had my big dog (who has taken on security all on his own and takes it seriously)...
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    Re: What's in your garden now?

    Aloha Adri!

    Me too with the green onions from the store, and the weeds too, always weeds.

    I think I am going to put in some okra and some Manoa lettuce. Perhaps a big plot of ginger so I can...
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    What's in your garden now?

    I'd love to see a thread like the food ones ("what's for dinner") but instead, what's in your garden?

    Need some ideas! Mahalo!
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    Re: Popping popcorn

    I think it also has to do with the speed of popping. We use a whirly pop and it takes a while to get the hang of the heat. If the heat isn't right, the popcorn can come out chewy or weird in other...
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    Re: Pickles

    I have a ton of cukes from time to time from my garden so I feel ya on that. What I do is pickle them in different ways - my family particularly enjoys garlic ones. I get a roasted garlic powder...
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