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Visiting Uncle Fish

Today’s urban ramble took us along a familiar route that started with a visit to Uncle Fish at the Pagoda Hotel. The Pagoda Hotel is a landmark in the K Streets and a beloved spot among local folk. Everyone has … Continue reading

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A Walk Down Ke’eaumoku Street

Ke’eaumoku Street defines the western boundary of the “K Streets”, the neighborhood where Max lives. The word ke’eaumoku translates in Hawaiian as “Great Heavenly Island Climber” which seems to have no relation to anything in the area. Ah, but remember … Continue reading

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Future Views

When we bought our condo over 30 years ago, the unit had a great view of the ocean even though it is located far from shore. Back then the only building between us and the ocean view were the Ala … Continue reading

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Something Fishy Here

Max and I were strolling Rycroft Street early this morning and saw a small group of folks standing on the makai side of the street by the Pagoda Restaurant entrance – the famous “floating restaurant” that has been so much … Continue reading

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Hey NSA! I’m Over Here!

Judging by the hit count on this blog, even the NSA doesn’t much care about my opinions. Or maybe they actually read this stuff and that explains why we frequently see photos of people in Washington DC sleeping at their … Continue reading

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Here’s How It Begins

I received in the mail today a letter from the Executive Secretary of the Neighborhood Commission Office an invitation to the NB installation ceremony scheduled for June 29 at the University of Hawaii Campus Center Ballroom. The invitation included the … Continue reading

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It’s Quiet Out There…Too Quiet

It’s one of my favorite corny lines from old time TV. The intrepid guide is creeping through the jungle and suddenly the drums stop thumping. Or the cowboys creep through the wild west and the chanting in the nearby village … Continue reading

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Running for the Board

I found out a couple of days ago that I won an election to the 11-1 Neighborhood Board. The news came to me courtesy of the MidWeek newspaper that shows up weekly in bulk at our condo. There was a … Continue reading

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Max the Dog

Say hello to Max the Dog. He’s a six year old Maltese; the ruler of our household. This blog originated with observations made while walking with Max within the Ala Moana-Kakaako Neighborhood, specifically the area designated by the Neighborhood Commission … Continue reading

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