House Hunting in Jerusalem

Many of you have seen pictures of our home in Jerusalem. We’ve been blessed with a lovely home. Beautiful old wooden windows and curved iron bars out side covering the windows. It’s a nostalgic place. When we first moved to Jerusalem from Beersheva, over two years ago, we decided that we would only look at two houses. I was pregnant, and we knew that we would make a fast decision on our new Jerusalem home. The home that we chose is the most beautiful in its exterior, but when the owners renovated they didn’t upgrade any of the parts of the house that make it work. Like the plumbing… Almost immediately when we moved into the house, the ceiling over the dinning room table opened up and water came pouring through. Now, since March, we have noticed all of the walls are leaking water, mostly in Elijah’s room. So, not feeling ready to move to a new home in Jerusalem we embark on this journey today. Looking at new homes! We are not fully sure if we are moving quite yet but we have to be ready. This could turn out to be a really fun day! We are looking at antique renovated homes with a yard for the kids. By the end of the day we could be excited about this change and ready to bite the bullets and move.

I wrote the above post this morning before we went out and the possibilities are exciting! We found a 200-year-old amazing, real, Jerusalem home with a huge yard. Here are some pictures for you to enjoy.

Blessings,

Amber

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    • Aloha kakou,Kaniakapupu IS on the federal and state rtisgeer of historic places. Access IS restricted by DLNR as it is in the Nu`uanu Watershed. We are `Ahahui Malama `o Kaniakapupu, and we DO have stewardship of the area.Ka Lei Maile Ali`i Hawaiian Civic Club is one of the stewardship partners of the `Ahahui.We have been having increasing problems recently because of vandlism and theft. Increasing publicity is not helping matters. We are not happy with people turning the place into some kind of tourist destinationYes, anyone can access it (despite violating watershed regs). It seems in the western world that everyone has rights and is free to do whatever they want. Just because one can do something does not mean the one should do it. You are not required to have permission to go. It is traditional for those who are malihini to ask permission from Na Akua of the place and the kupa`aina/stewards. Hawaiian traditional practices are even being abandoned by Kanaka Maoli for the western mindset.The `Ahahui has scheduled service days to malama the place. Ka Lei Maile `Ali`i Hawaiian Civic Club website has contact information. If you must visit it is better to give something back and not just take. Be part of the solution to the problem not part of the problem.Baron Ching, vice chair, `Ahahui Malama `o Kaniakapupu

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    • When you first talked of perotchir, I recalled my days as a young child (and later as an adult) living in Toronto. There, that smell of the newly soaked earth after a solid summer rain is a tangible thing.I think the difference between that and the constant loamy damp of all but August in Seattle is what the earth was before the rain. Here, the soil was already damp, maybe even the pavement, too.In summer in Toronto (and, I suspect, in Charleston as well), the earth was dry before the rain. Dry for days, maybe for weeks. The earth was cracked and dusty. The pavement was constricting on itself with the heat. Then the rains come pounding down, and it seems everything blooms to hold all that water. Everything expands, until the very air has to hold the scent of that expansion.Thus, perotchir.At least, that is how I experienced it. Thank you for the memories.

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    • My wife and I have been very blessed in our lives. We have also lived turghoh very tight times ( I. E., blood donations.) We have always felt the love if others. Many times, we picked up the bill for another at a resturant. Other times we paid for another’s groceries. Another time we put together a baby shower for a lady we never met who left an abusive home. Instead of money, we gave a man in the rain a sleeping bag, a coat, and accessories along with a gift card for a meal at Denny’s. When my wife ad I ran into financial issues, we were blessed by people who remained anonymous with a $500 gift card twice. We always asked why. We had a very hard time accepting. Why us? LovePay it forward It will come back when needed

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    • That’s awesome, Check! I’m stoekd that you are your daughter are having a blast outdoors so much to do in Hawaii outdoors! And yes, good note about adding the 25% extra time to the trail times. Plus, it’s always good to get a nice, good start in the early morning so you avoid getting stuck out there in the dark. It’s a good thing that you had a flashlight when you did Waimanu! Happy trails!

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    • I can definitely see that ; pics are awomese. Looking forward to spectacular views! I was going to attempt Lulumahu Falls this Sunday, but I’ve decided to this one instead. I’ll save getting lost in a bamboo forest for another weekend, LOL. If time permits, I may also be doing Kapena Falls right after since it’s on our way back into town. Lets hope this is an easy one too.

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    • Exploration hawaii GREAT JOB on your info about hikes. I’ve been a long time folelwor now.Pertaining to the cultural guide issue. The site of the actual home and living quarters is not sacred. Invitation not needed. Now entering the heiau to the right of the house where offerings were given is another situation entirely. To enter that area Kahea would be needed. That being said. If you’re familiar with your actual hawaiian history, you should know. Liholiho (Kamehameha II) stop those practices altogether. Which means by the time Kauikeaouli (Kamehameha III) became king, the practicing of older traditions were past and done. This is Keaweawecabbula Kc4abwalacabbc58d Kauikeaouli Kaleiopapa Kalani Waiakua Kalanikau Iokikilo Kc4abwalacabbc58d i ke kapu Kamehameha’s summer home (Kamehameha III). Not Kalani Paicabbea Wohi o Kaleikini Kealicabbikui Kamehameha o cabbIolani i Kaiwikapu kaui Ka Liholiho Kc5abnuic481kea’s (Kamehameha The Great) birthplace. As a concerned Hawaiian that wants to educate others who are visiting or concerned themselves, to know actual facts. This is why I share my mana’o.

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    • Lulumahu Falls is actually not too bad, Grace! It’s detleifniy worth checking out. We went maybe two-three weeks ago and found it relatively easily. It takes about 30 minutes to get there from the Pali. I should have a post up about it soon (maybe sometime next week). If you do decide to do Lulumahu you should also take some time to check out the ruins of King Kamehameha’s summer home. I have a post about it here it’s very neat. You can really feel the mana flowing there.

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    • Aloha!I am a new follower! I found this post serchaing for more information on the ruins because I’m doing a post myself on them. May I borrow a couple of your pictures for my post with credit to you? Also, was your disclaimer at the top added after you originally posted this for legal issues? If so could I borrow that as well? Thank you so much. I look forward to getting to know you. ~Heather from thepinklab.blogspot.com

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    • Note from fifth grade teacher whose stentdus are participating in the Kiwanis essay contest: We have really enjoyed working on this project. It has sparked quite a bit of thinking about the stentdus own acts of kindness and they want to begin a “Kindness Club” here at school. I’m very proud of their ambition. Our class is writing essays on kindness as part of the Kiwanis essay contest. We have really enjoyed working on this project. It has sparked quite a bit of thinking about the stentdus own acts of kindness and they want to begin a “Kindness Club” here at school. I’m very proud of their ambition.

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    • Cody,Thanks for inspiring me. Instead of using my piturces, lets use yours. The first comment to add is the sign. PARK CLOSED DUE TO HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS KEEP OUT. The sign is stamped with graffitti and nailed to the trunk of the tree how convenient I might add. Here is a simple hypothesis to ponder ..a colonial sign ..nailed to a tree ..what appears to the naked eye could possibly be ..a face from the ancient realm maybe? The Oma`o colored moss paints a front view feature, the kumu la`au (Upland Forest tree). Can you see? A straight mouth appears to signal the unwanted nails posting the Hazard sign however, the tree in its natural power absorbs its abuse.This is a clear sign of warning, .or welcome or proceed with caution .how was your journey so far .should I continue forward or withdrawl.Look at this picture, .its right in front of you adjacent to the Hazard sign .look at the tree bark ..look at the trunk look at the moss .paint a thesis with its straight mouth observance if you can view this .your view is in spirit .its also sacred ..very important to remember .sacredness of Kaliuwa`a. The research will encounter an endless travel to reach the realm it is KAPU to enter however, the proximity lands your photo inches from its discovery.The tree warrior of Kaliuwa`a. He inoa no na kumu la`au `O Kaliuwa`a.johnf7PS. There r other photo interpretations I would like to post. If it gets to heavy .no worries we can go back to where we started . just sharing.

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    • . HOWEVER, Woman B claimed she had never said anyntihg to A about my wife spreading the rumors and that she was simply concerned about her. She was sorry, apologized, but understood if my wife didn’t trust her as a friend. My wife was hurt, but choose to forgive woman B and move on and attempt to repair things with woman A.The next morning, woman B went to A and told her what my wife had done to her. Woman A was concerned about the accuracy of the information she was getting from B. Woman A asked her again if she was sure that what she had said at the party was true, including the party about my wife telling many different people and maliciously attempting to start the rumors. B said this was all true again, and that my wife was really upset with A and wanted to bring her down with what she said.A week later, my wife tried to talk to woman A to apologize for what was said. Woman A would not even look at my wife. She said she was done with her as a friend. She explained that woman B had come back to her to tell her she had been talking about her AGAIN, and she reiterated about the fact she had been spreading the rumors maliciously and my wife wanted to hurt woman A. None of this was true. Woman A called my wife a slew of fowl language in front of me, in front of dozens of her close friends and in front of many of my wife’s friends. She stated that she was lying because woman B had said these things to her twice, and that she wouldn’t lie.My wife is woman A’s boss. Woman A is letting this effect her work. Woman A has cut off all communication with my wife outside of work. Woman B is now completely avoiding my wife entirely as well as woman B’s husband, who is a close friend of mine.My wife forgave them both for what happened. Several weeks has passed. I have a hard time forgiving these people and wanted them to ever be back at our home. They were both very good friends of my wife’s and now she feels alone and isolated because her two best friends destroyed their friendship. I even lost a close friend. The collateral damage goes very deep, since these were mutual friends of almost everyone we know.My wife wants me to move on, but I have such a hard time with that. My wife was trying to do the biblically accurate thing to hold a fellow sister in christ accountable and her other sister in christ; who was not a new christian, but a strong one, threw it in her face. She broke her trust not once, but twice.I just think she doesn’t need to be friends with these people if this is how they treat their relationships. I don’t feel comfortable having them around my home if this is what they choose to do.What do you think?

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    • Leilani,Please do not let the actions of a few cazhrcteriae an entire group. Just as it would be unfair to cazhrcteriae your people by the actions of those who steal from cars, I think that it is unfair to call whites and Japanese filthy because of the actions of a few greedy people. I believe that greed and selfishness are the issue here, not ancestry.To those commenting on the appropriate way to visit this site,I believe that the only persons from whom I should have to seek permission are the descendents of the Hawaiian Royalty. While I respect the efforts of the Kaneohe Hawaiian Civic Club in preserving this property, I do not believe that the club should have exclusive rights to this beautiful piece of history. Even if the club owns the land, it most definitely does not own the history.I will research the cultural significance of Kaniakapupu in great depth before I visit, and I will do my part to be respectful and keep this site well preserved. As an outsider, I believe it absolutely necessary to show respect for the native culture its historical sites. I also think that it is necessary to learn about and experience the culture if it is to survive and continue to define the people whom occupy these islands.

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    • Yeah Yosapon, your Sacred Falls photos made me jelauos! Not too sure how the woman hurt her leg. However, when doing these types of hikes you need to be extremely ,extremely careful. Granted, accidents do happen. However, if I hurt myself on the trail, unless it was a broken leg, I would make every attempt to get out of there on my own. The last thing that I would want to do is call 911 to rescue me on a closed and dangerous trail. And let’s not forget, by calling 911 for this type of emergency, you are putting the rescue crew at risk as well. Before attempting a hike like this one, you need to be completely aware of the risks and your own abilities. If you have any doubt, don’t do it.

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    • Found this site by accident and glad I did! I’m ashmaed to say that I’m a local and don’t know a majority of these trails/hikes existed. Thanks for sharing your mana’o. I did this hike Saturday and it was breathtaking! Wasn’t an easy hike, especially for a beginner. Got scared and wanted to turn around a couple times because I thought we were lost. Hike feels very secluded and it was longer than I assumed by reading this story. In any event, totally worth it and I plan to hike this trail again. Mahalo!

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    • Hey Coty Thanks for this hike information.I note your ptniosg is dated almost a year ago. Do you think the candy cane ribbons are still there? I did the entire 6 miler with the HTMC but there was one section between the bunkers and Sunset where there was a switchback and several of us went astray. The ribbon was there, but it was hard to see if you didn’t know to look for it. It would be nice if that section was still marked . Ya think?

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    • Hey Cody,I am currently doing a tihses on the Spiritual realm of Paeahu here on Maui. Actually, its name is Wailea. In particular, the Wailea Blue Golf Course, and other areas surrounding Wailea and Makena. Its a rich neighborhood mostly white people who have their 2nd homes. Anyway, I have been studying the ancient ancestors of old Hawaii, and how they appear through different light measures of the Sun, Moon, or light reflections through trees, brush, dark light, shadows of trees, clouds, rain, mist, wind, and believe it or not sound. It has never been proven, yet, as for now it is in the imaginative stage of first knowing what it is, that might be looking back at you.You mentioned in your writing that there were eyes looking at you.In your photos’ there are many eyes looking at you from the very beginning. The difficult part of this study is trying to grasp a visual with the naked eye, it is almost impossible to view. The picture may appear visible in the icon stage, as the picture gets smaller, the pixels are condensed to give you clarity. However, it is not always visible. Kamapua`a is the elusive guardian of the spirit realm, he is seen many times in your photos. If I was to show you .you would think I’m out there! The spirit realm hides in the density of the forest, or right beside you in the dark crevice that has no light. The spirit realm is staring right at you from the brush to your left and in many Oma`o features, green trees, bushes, leaves, weeds and the green Oma`o back drop including the entire hills of Hau`ula. The form of which they choose to present the spirit realm is KAPU .it is not meant to be seen. So, this is what I have chosen to study. Your research and writing is brilliant, continue forward and share this with others, who knows, I might be wrong, .but what if I’m right, .and why did you decide to leave the falls,..when you felt odd, it means something sacred from the spirit realm has informed you. How spiritual is that!

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    • Scotty, not too far away. Some say it’s about ~3 miles from the ruins. However, there is an alternate route that you can take that will get you there in about 20-30 mineuts. We scouted the route a few days ago and will revisit soon. I’ll have directions on how to get there as soon as we verify the location! Check back soon and thanks for visiting!

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    • Cody, In one of your photos it reads, You will be wnkilag along side the stream most of the time. This picture has many Oma`o warriors, to the left side there appears to be one overall warrior entwined with 3 or 4 warriors in relation to the forest brush, including the leaves and branches very difficult to see with the naked eye. To the left there is one Oma`o warrior tackling a huge dinosaur like Gecko the gecko leans its head toward the sky as if something heavy has jumped on its back .very appealing to view this activity. To the center of the stream two geckos brown in color seem to be in disagreement over something as they both stand upright on their back legs .is it a fight? Or did they catch something valuable. Towards the very front of the picture a women appears to shelter her presence with the river boulders possibly taking a cool bath in the muggy still forest. The overall warrior to the left would include the entire left side of the picture, the rocks on the bottom of the trees and bushes represent his teeth, moving upward his eyes are entwined to include more then one Oma`o warrior looking directly into your camera, his appearance is a complete front view of his face laying down on the river bank with his jaw stretched out in front of himself .to cool off? Or inquisitive to the viewfinder? I don’t know .however, this is what I see in your picture.With Aloha to Kaliuwaa,johnf7

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    • Mahalo for the guided tour, with conloial signs of KEEP OUT!Impressed to know how sacred the falls can be if somthing is not feeling right about being there. The sign of first knowing, something does not feel right? Is all sacredness of the Po, Oma`o, Kumu La`au warriors who guard heavily of this sacred realm. These entities are rare to visualize in the natural naked eye view. In fact, almost impossible to view as these warriors are from the ancient realm, the Po, darkness. Oma`o ma`o, green. Kumu La`au, Trees. Po, reflects the Po-haku faced walls and, river boulders. Warriors who guard the ancient realm are stewards, protectors of the Wai, which brings life to the land. Kamapua`a, is the elusive guardian, he is seen in many of your photos. Luckily, you listened to the spirit realm, perhaps, the Oma`o warrior clan, as they are more forgiving to have led your path out, or at least your thinking. In respect, to your writing and photos, your lucky going into a sacred place without Ho`okupu or Kahea observance, your walking into the unknown, or you have been until now.

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    • Hi folks, it’s a small thing, but i thought i would share.I was at Costco in the midlde of the day, with time to spare. How rare!I noticed that the two folks behind me were each holding a single item. Well, no problem. I asked each of them if they would like to go ahead of me, and what do you know they did!Since the checkout crew at Costco are a well-oiled team, it only took an extra 3 minutes out of my day, and made those customers pretty happy.Pay It Forward!

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    • Coty, where is your Lulumahu Falls post?? =) I moved to Oahu about a year ago and have really enoeyjd hiking the island. Your website has helped me do that. Thank you for sharing you passion. I’ve googled Lulumahu Falls and I haven’t found a website where I feel comfortable with the directions or description like I do when I read yours. Thanks again!

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    • Who does the inviting? Is it ilaglel to access this site? Does the Hawaiian Civic Club have legal access to this site? Furthermore, to my knowledge, this site has not officially been declared a state or federal landmark.A quick check on the Hawaiian Civiv Club website mentions that tours are offered for a nominal donation. Why pay for something that can be accessed on foot in less than 5 minutes. What are the credentials of those giving the tours? Do they have legal permits to offer tours at this location? What makes a cultural guide, a cultural guide?I may not be Hawaiian by blood, but I was born and raised here. When I visit sites like this one I always do so with respect and make sure that I am not being disruptive or disrespectful. I would behave in the same way with or without a cultural guide. For me, the only purpose a cultural guide would provide would be to offer historical background of the site.

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    • I think that people are very happy to share, as you mtnoien, Silvy, but sharing is a little harder to do when people are just taking. The Hawaiians that invite people here for a visit do share a lot of fascinating information (historical and cultural) and do not charge, however you are welcome to make a donation in support of all their hard work in restoring and maintaining the site.There are many places in the world that people cannot visit just because they want to, even here in Hawaii. The pyramids and the catacombs all involve fees to visit, and sometimes with an extra fee for your camera or video camera!

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    • I have stumbled (?) upon this site while reracsehing the Island of Maui. I have been to Oahu and absolutely loved it and would like to experience the other islands. I am from the upstate region of New York.We to have beautiful waterfalls, mountains and natural beauty. We are just not green year round and do have a considerable amount of snow and cold. In reading the posts I became intrigued by John’s posts. I too see the faces in the moss, outlines of the warriors in the trees and can feel the pain and forewarning in the pictures. I am amazed and deeply moved that the People have names for every aspect of this. I hope you do publish your thesis, hypothesis or explanation of spiritual awareness that seemingly very few people have contact with. I take a lot of pictures in the Northeast. Sometimes I take a picture then examine them more closely and there are indeed faces of nature (as I call them) in the pictures. Sometimes I see them first then snap a picture to capture them. Sometimes they appear later. An idea that I’d like to possibly interject is that maybe these entities occur everywhere in the world and that those that can see them or be lucky enough (or chosen) to capture them may have different names or lore to describe them. Maybe upon reading your findings and explanations more people in the world could become aware of these natural forces that they have been become blinded to. Mahalo

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    • Wow. That random feollw sure was brave. (;Thanks for the guide and wonderful pictures of Sacred Falls. I have done a few of the other nearby gulches (which are just as beautiful) but have always avoided this one because of the stories I’ve heard. I’ve heard of DLNR trucks randomly appearing and officers handing out citations on the weekends (where the trail forks). Sometimes Federal workers go in there as well and the parking gate is monitored for folks parked by the trailhead (I’ve heard).But, I’ve also heard that it’s quite a beautiful place, if not the most beautiful on the island. Congrats to that random feollw for making it there and thanks again for the pics. (:

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  16. Mahalo piha, Kamana’iki! It is absolutely inpoprpariate for visitors to go to this site without being invited, and without a cultural host to share the special stories of this place. Wandering around here without an invitation is intrusive and insensitive. Anyone interested in going here can contact Ka Lei Maile Alii Hawaiian Civic Club (in Kaneohe) as several of their members act as stewards of Kaniakapupu. Please, if you’re the kind of visitor who chooses to honor the Hawaiian culture and the people of Hawaii, don’t go here on your own. If you’re the kind of visitor (that we see WAY too much of) who feels entitled to intrude on any sacred place you feel they have a right to go to, there’s not much we can say to you in any case.

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  18. Aloha Te`a Kanakaole,I would never have expected to reiceve a note so short and so powerful, ..I started to cry. In all honesty, I don’t know, where I am going with this because I started to show some of my pictures to my cousin Kehau, and she said, I cannot see what you see, but I can feel the presence of something there. Te`a, just the mere fact that you mentioned your grand parents, has re-kindled the flame of this research. For now, I seek a visionary blueprint of a place called Paeahu, on Maui. Where I have encountered Kamapua`a, and many other unpronounced spiritual entities relating to our ancient culture. The sun is the power behind this elusive spiritual realm, and during the winter months it lines up with Kaho`olawe, rises in the east over Haleakala, Ulupalakua and over Paeahu (Wailea). This study is a personal synopsis, thesis, hypothesis, to engage in a story of ancient Hawaii which certainly runs counter to the ancient stories being told by Fornander. Is it possible to stay the course?I say, Yes! This research is based on my interpretation of what I see in the pictures, and how and what occured while I took the pictures. Like the Sun, wind, shadows, sound (Bird), rain, clouds, trees, reflection of light, tree reflections, and the merging of trees to draw an entire entity which appears as a warrior ..so, so difficult to reveal its content in the physical .for its appearance is first, in the spiritual or spiritual form. As difficult as it is to write and study this ancient realm, it is also elusive to evaporate and appear as if you are going around in circles. They are intelligent, to posture the modern thinkers and create a haven of specific modern designs to suit their on going existance. Clever.So simple to make such a broad statement, as I search I have to reveal what it is that I find, in truth first, as it is a spiritual matter. This study is about an ancient culture, of which, is our culture, this is where we come from, so simple so spiritual.Mahalojohnf7

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  19. Thank you Coty! Actually we had set out to go to Sacred Falls but had a feeling of iunindrtg and didn’t want to seem disrespectful when we got there. We found plenty to do! We stayed in Waikiki but managed to put on over 700 miles on a rental car in 10 days. It was truly magnificent. We did hike to Kapena Falls & Wiamea Falls though and snorkeled everywhere possibleHere , in Upstate NY is cool because in 3 hrs we can be in NYC, Boston or nearly Montreal OR in the middle of the several sets of mountains. We usually pick the peaceful mountains. YES winters are often tough with below zero temperatures and ice storms but we still make the best of it. There really are a lot of both natural and man made wonders here.We will be visiting Maui next year and can’t wait. The flights are killer though! Thanks for the pics!

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  20. The Hall of Fame’s opinion on Tiny Tim can be ddceeud from the fact that he hasn’t been inducted. All talk on the subject by a Hall of Fame board member is just so much blather.Now, I get my authoritative ukulele history from the video -Bushman Contest 2008 True History of the Ukuleleby: garyjugert

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  21. Lindy: Yeah, I loved reading it too.Gary: I like the ulekelus fit in the webcam’ theory. I may have to steal it and pretend I thought of it.Ron: I don’t think the whole board necessarily agrees on everything.

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  22. I lived just down the road from this trail in the ’90s on Lulani st. i had no clue that one could hike right off of Kahekili highway; Growing up in Kailua, i hiked to many old benkurs and ruins on the windward side with my friends but i never saw these two and their amazing view. My 6 year old daughter had no trouble with the trail and she loved exploring the benkurs at the top. She found a bush with christmas tree ornaments near the bottom of the trail. I wanted to do Ulupaina as well, but the lure of the happy meal from McDonalds was too much for her to overcome. We will have to come back so i promised her spam musubi from Times for that trail. My daughter and I love the hikes and photos on the EH website- i have learned to add at least 25% extra to your trail times to get a good 6 year old pace. We took Waimanu a couple of weeks ago and ended up returning in the dark with a flashlight for 2 hours because i failed to add enough extra time for her.

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