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A Helicopter Ride in Kaua’i

So we rode a helicopter in Kaua’i. It was not on my bucket list. I never wanted to take a helicopter ride. It was the easiest way for me, however, to see something on my bucket list: the Na Pali Coast. Our daughter thought it sounded like a lot of fun. So up we went. […]

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Hurricanes, Hawai’i and the US Navy


The hurricanes powering through the Hawai’ian islands today are reminding me of several incidents involving my family. In 1982, powerful Hurricane Iwa roared over Kaua’i, the western most inhabited island in the chain, and left it in shambles. Electrical power was out for more than a week in some places on this lush vegetated island, and […]

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