In Central America, in a remote and rural place, a land of lakes and volcanoes, wild animals outnumber humans 50 to one. Here, the annual weather averages a low of 73 degrees Fahrenheit to a high of 91. Isolated from the rest of Central America by a large body of water, one huge section of … Continue reading This Side of the Hemisphere: Easy Access to Wildlife
One of the Few Places on Oahu Where an “Ahupua’a” is Explained On-Site
First Published September 5, 2017Updated April 2, 2020by Emy Louie The Sacred Areas at the "Turtle Bay Resort" Above. Alongside Kaihalulu Beach, a stone altar, in the foreground, serves both an altar and a marker. The grounds of the “Turtle Bay Resort” provided many natural places, such as nature preserves, for recreation. Furthermore, the resort … Continue reading One of the Few Places on Oahu Where an “Ahupua’a” is Explained On-Site
O’opu: Fish Who Swim Upstream in Hawaii
August 25, 2017 Updated May 8, 2020 One reason people resist change is because they focus on what they have to give up, instead of what they have to gain. Rick Godwin https://youtu.be/arupbM7tQUY There is a high chance the fish shown in above video shot at the Nu’uanu Stream, are about two dozen rock climbing … Continue reading O’opu: Fish Who Swim Upstream in Hawaii
A Seemingly Harmless Verdant Expanse in Mānoa Threatens Waikiki!
First Published September 5, 2017 Updated May 20, 2020 Will it be easy? Nope. Worth it? Absolutely. --Unknown This blog is to point out the large number of Albizia trees located in the lush valley of Mānoa, a district in Honolulu, Hawaii, home of The University of Hawaii at Mānoa. The presence of the Albizia trees … Continue reading A Seemingly Harmless Verdant Expanse in Mānoa Threatens Waikiki!
At the Mānoa – Pālolo Stream, We Find the Culprit of the Threat to Waikiki
Updated July 29, 2017 and July 15, 2020 Most of the problems in life are because of two reasons: we act without thinking or we keep thinking without acting.--Unknown Where the Mānoa Stream and the Pālolo Stream meet, you can easily compare, with a naked eye, the murkiness of the Mānoa Stream to the clarity … Continue reading At the Mānoa – Pālolo Stream, We Find the Culprit of the Threat to Waikiki
What Happened at a Yoga Festival and Camping Expedition at the “Turtle Bay Resort”
First Published September 5, 2017Updated April 2, 2020by Emy Louie ~~~ Can one camp at the “Turtle Bay Resort?”The answer is, “Yes!!!”Once a year, during a yoga festival, an area of the resort is open for camping, but one must register for the yoga festival to camp.If you want to camp, but you do not … Continue reading What Happened at a Yoga Festival and Camping Expedition at the “Turtle Bay Resort”