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Stories of life growing up in Hawai‘i

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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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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Old Photos 3

K’den. Hea’s anodda one. I stay about sixteen months old hea.

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Old Photos 3

Still going chru photos. Still gotta hana. Dis is one hard day foa me. Hard foa concentrate. I look at alla photos and think about alla wasted potential foa one good relationship wit my madda.

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Old Photos 2

I wen drag out da third album foa scan and transfer to CD. Dis latest one da one from small kid time.

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Old Photos

I stay busy scanning alla old photos so I can put on CDs and give to da rest of my ‘ohana in chree weeks. I stay da self-appointed Family Historian (my bradda and sistah wen gladly turn it ova to … Continue reading

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