Archive for May, 2011

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What’s Up

Wednesday May 25 CLASSES Adult CPR American Red Cross, 4371 Puaole St., Lihue, 5-9 p.m., call for cost. (245-4919, HawaiiRedCross.org) COMEDY ”The Complete History of America” Aston Aloha Beach Resort Ali‘i Room Theater, 3-5920 Kuhio Hwy., Kapaa, next to the Wailua River Bridge at Lydgate Park entrance, 5 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. show, call for […]

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Golden Days For Kaua‘i Golfers

If you’re a golfer like me, boy, are you pumped about the opportunity to play Kaua’i Lagoons’ brand spankin’ new Kiele Moana Course. On Monday, May 23 it finally opened after years of preparation. The ‘Moana’ is being called the longest stretch of continuous ocean holes in Hawaii. “We’re excited to bring the Kiele golf […]

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Seve’s Gone, But Impact Remains

The Spanish flag at the World Golf Hall of Fame is being flown at half-staff. Just as the scarlet and gold ensigns were at the Spanish Open, the Players Championship and no doubt at golf courses through out Europe. When the news was announced that Seve Ballesteros had taken an unexpected turn for the worse, […]

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The Perfect Wines For A Wedding Day

To all the brides to be – be honest with yourself. Have you been obsessed with the royal wedding between Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton? You probably stayed up until 3 a.m. to see the happy couple all the way through to their first ride home in the car. In that case, I’m sure […]

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Kimo’s Vegas

WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … the Players Edge! VEGAS TRIPPING has a photo tour of the 4,075 square-foot Bellagio Presidential suite that local boy Barack Obama slept in. Get the link to check out how the Commander in Chief rolls at KimosVegas.com … YOU CAN SMELL like Kim too … her latest fragrance is called […]

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Roy Chang

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Balloon Animal

In one of the top all-time guy movies, Enter the Dragon, martial arts expert Bruce Lee demonstrated the “art of fighting without fighting.” In my life, I’ll take that one step further as I seem to practice the “art of fighting without actually fighting anyone.” Home security is of great concern to everyone when you […]

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Long-term Outlook Is Expensive

Great article in the Star-Advertiser last Wednesday. It’s a very important article for middle-aged people in Hawaii coasting alone, having a good time in paradise, to digest. It’s a topic no one really wants to talk about, and that’s understandable because it’s about how much long-term care costs in Hawaii. I’ve always thought “long term […]

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The Elephant In The Closet

I’m not fond of large, undomesticated animals being held in captivity. I don’t think animals exist for us to ogle them – however pleasurable that may be for children and curious adults. So I had mixed feelings about going on an elephant ride on a recent trip to Southeast Asia. The best I could say […]

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Google Music Catching Up To Apple

Last week Google branched into the music world and went live with its Google Music beta, allowing you to upload 20,000 music files to the cloud, then stream it to your Android device. This announcement was a part of this year’s Google I/O, the annual developer conference to discuss the next generation of Web, mobile […]