Happy Earth Day 2015!

Aloha all, We’re celebrating Earth Day with recycled and repurposed tree limbs made into beautiful calabashes, bowls, cutting boards, and pens! Carl Sherry’s newest creations of local repurposed woods are just being uploaded here today. Jen Homcy’s newest delivery of mango, ohai (aka local monkeypod trees,) and milo are a useful  and beautiful repurposed use […]

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Seemingly off-topic perhaps, but have you seen the New York Times’ 36 Hours?

It’s a really well done and entertaining video and article summarizing a city’s must-sees and highlights.  Recent  segments include Belfast, Northern Ireland,  Vienna, Strasberg, Milan, Phnom Penh, Memphis,  Santa Fe, Casa Blanca, Anguilla, and what do you know,  soon to include Honolulu, of all places. 36 Hours – Where to go when you’ve got only a […]

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Bart Potter has shared some wonderful links for those interested in Hawaii’s flora and watershed.

Arborist and gifted member of the Honolulu Woodturners Bart Potter has shared these links for those interested in Hawaii’s flora and watershed.   Mahalo Bart! “The Bible” Wagner, Herbst and Sohmer’s Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawaii Vols I and II: http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-544-9780824821661.aspx Very useful old book, collector’s item now, Marie Neal’s In Gardens of Hawaii. […]

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#Kaka'ako

Changes coming. We’ll be here.

Does this image look familiar? Looking through family photos this week, I came upon this classic.  Remember it? Mom and Dad are so young in those black and white photos, and Waikiki was so very…different! Looking around Kakaako today, and looking at the model of what may come, I wonder how we will look back […]

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