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    Re: Feels like home!

    Aloha Karen. Hoisting a Lagavulin in your honor :-)
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    Hawaii Web Hosting

    Hey, I have some projects in mind and am wondering if anyone has recommendations for a Hawaii-based web host. A search shows that there are definitely some around, but I'd love to know if anyone has...
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    Re: Disappearing eating establishments

    Me and my friends did a lot of pau hanas on the fifth floor pool bar at Hawaii Prince Hotel. It was fun to get treated like tourist royalty, watch the sun set over Ala Wai Yacht Harbor, then...
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    Re: what's your favorite Hawaiian food?

    For those of us that moved away and can't run to 7-11 for our musubi or Uncle Clays for shave ice or Zippys for... well you get it... we can try making the flavors from home ourselves. Try the book...
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    Re: What's in your garden now?

    I love to put veggie trash into bowls of water and see if they sprout leaves or roots. Celery and lettuce butts are great for this. Beans and rice sprout roots really easily. And all these can then...
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    Re: student loans? see ya!

    I loved the Bernie and Warren ideas to forgive student loans and offer tuition-free higher education. It's a real shame that these ideas aren't on the books anymore.
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    Re: No graduation ceremony

    When graduation time came in my neighborhood, students wore their caps and gowns and walked like a socially-distanced parade down our street. We gathered on our front porches, played the graduation...
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    Re: Is cost of living really why so many move?

    For me, cost of living wasn't as big a reason to leave Honolulu as cost of housing. Real estate costs continue to get more and more expensive everywhere, but especially in cities where investors look...
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    > Re: Mainland Events Calendar

    A possible silver lining of the pandemic has been that so many events normally held in person are now being held online. Hawaiian History Month has had streaming stuff recently, and artists like...
  10. Thread: Resort Bubbles

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    Resort Bubbles

    "Resort bubbles" have been proposed as a way to allow Hawaii's tourism economy and help outsiders with deep pockets to address their cabin fever. IF - and this is a BIG IF - those outsiders abide by...
  11. Thread: Forums dying

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    Re: Forums dying

    Even as more people rely on social media, awareness of its dangers is growing. User demographics are shifting. For example, most young people have little interest in Facebook, so the average user age...
  12. Thread: NetHack

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    Re: NetHack

    Wow, how cool to know that games other than FPS (First Person Shooter) are still popular! This sounds like a great game for those of us who don't find any entertainment in killing things.
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    Re: Trivia nights in Honolulu

    I am SOOOOO looking forward to when it's safe to reopen these. And everything else. Even karaoke, even though I sing like a monk seal.
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    Re: The License Plate Game

    Hoooooboy this is an old post :-) Just wanted to add on here that my work had me memorize hundreds of IATA codes, those three-letter codes that designate an airport. Like Honolulu in HNL, Kahului is...
  15. Thread: Coronavirus

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    Re: Coronavirus

    I disagree nearly everything *rump does, don't trust anything he says, and am looking forward to him being out of office. But I don't wish anyone, him included, sickness and early death.
  16. Thread: USPS going down

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    Re: USPS going down

    It seems odd that a few people are calling for the USPS to be profitable. We don't expect the FCC, the DOD, the FDA, or any other government department to be profitable. Our expectation is...
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    Our War on COVID-19

    Times are tough right now - physically, financially, and mentally - in Hawaii and around the world. Many of us have been self-quarantining since March, and have rarely been outside our homes in all...
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    Re: Saturday: Izakaya Danji

    Made some tofu musubi for dinner on the go. All I need now is a couple of beers.
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    Re: Bubbies Ice Cream?

    Hoooooboy I used to love Bubbies over on University. I used to get a big three-scoop milkshake made with one scoop dark chocolate, one scoop cinnamon, and one scoop Jack Daniels. Then I would imagine...
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    Re: Kentucky Fried Chicken

    Hey, just got sugar in my fat!"
    "Hey, you got fat in my sugar!"
    Two great tastes that taste great cause heart attacks together :-)

    Some US KFC locations are experimenting with plant-based...
  21. Thread: TMT arguments?

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    TMT arguments?

    The community is really split about TMT. How does your family handle this?

    I like listening to both sides - that's how you learn, how you build bridges. But most folks seem polarized, 100% one...
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    Re: Waianae school absenteeism

    Curriculum is part of the problem. Kids see everyone around them struggling, and discover that what's being taught in school isn't helping to alleviate that suffering. Math, language, art, etc are...
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    Re: Is Aloha Dead Here????

    Aloha isn't something we should expect to find and take. I think you'll find that the more you give, the more you get.
  24. Thread: Hello!

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    Re: Hello!

    Aloha, buenos dias, bom dia M. Corvin! Please tread carefully with the use of Hawaiian culture. The work of this Oahu-based artist and author may interest you: http://www.kaaawasaki.com/
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    Re: Homeless solutions

    There's no one prescription that cures all illnesses, and no single, one size fits all solution that will get everyone housed. There are lots of different causes of homelessness, so we need lots of...
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