Category Archives: Hanabata Days: Highly Pidgin

Stories of life growing up in Hawai‘i

Stories, Number Four

Well, for this story, I’m going to re-blog a post I wrote ‘way back in 2005, and all in pidgin. Cuz no can write stories about hanabata days in Hawaiʻi without getting da pidgin in dea, yeah? No ask me … Continue reading

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Stories, Numbah Two: Polo Ponies

It occurs to me, as I start to write these stories, that almost all of them are only in my head. They’ve made me part of who I am; I wish I knew more of my mom and dad’s stories, … Continue reading

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June 18th at Kapiʻolani Hospital

This happened. Kamaʻāina to da max.

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Throwback Thursday Numba Chree

Here’s an old photo of me and my brother down at Ala Wai Yacht Harbor again.  I think we were watching our papa-san rowing in. Try look my curly Portagee hair!  Barefoot keiki, hanabata days. Good memories.  I think we … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday Numbah Two

I remembered to do it! This is a photo of my papa-san rowing my brother Kaniela and me around the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor.  Our dad loved the ocean, being on the water, and sailing, and I am so blessed … Continue reading

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Orchid Lei

Growing up in da ‘āina, was a big deal when people from da mainland wen come ova to visit us. No mattah if our friends wen come by ship oa plane, was still one exciting time, cuz back den, living … Continue reading

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Old Photos 4

If u stay bored wit dese, no need look, k? I stay having fun wit dem.

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