February 2014 Archives

It was nice….but then again….it wasn’t….and then again…

We went to Mauna Kea Resort beach yesterday. It is one of our favorites because I can snorkel out over the coral reef and see lots of great stuff, and DH who is more comfortable in shallow, calm water, feels safe there. This winter has seen large swells hitting the west side of the island, with waves up to 20 feet. The surf report said waves of 0-1 foot expected yesterday, so off we went. Continue reading

2nd annual Superbowl Luau

…and a fine time was had by all. Unless of course, one was rooting for Denver… Thirty-two of our favorite people came for a lovely Hawaiian Sunday of food, fellowship and (lousy) football. A 125lb pig was steamed in the Imu with banana and ti leaves. White and sweet potatoes and ‘ulu (breadfruit) roasted in the pit, and friends brought poi, chicken long rice, lomilomi salmon, barbecued salmon/chicken thighs and wings/ and plenty of pupu. Continue reading