The massive Hawaii volcano is constantly erupting, but recently there was more of an explosion, as a portion of the Halemaumau crater in Hawaii collapsed, impacting a lava lake and triggering what the U.S. Geological Survey said was “a small explosion.”
Anecdotes, Stories and Interesting Tidbits
The canonization of Saint Damien was 120 years in the making. Here is the story of the legendary Saint Damien of Molokai.
I became aware of the huge contrast to the non-instrument navigators of ancient Hawaii. These helmsmen learned to be finely attuned to nature. Even the color of ocean and the shapes of clouds have meaning to seafarers who have observed them for many years.
Kamaka Pili, owner/designer at Naʻau Walaʻau Designs, did a fundraiser using their Aloha Spirit Collection line of jewelry and was also featured on Sunrise on Hawaii News Now for his bamboo stamped (ʻohe kapala) clothing and apparel designs!
In Hawaii, 123,000 households, made up of 287,000 residents, receive food assistance annually from the Hawaii Foodbank and its affiliates, and this number continues to grow. Included in the figures are nearly 48,000 children and 46,000 senior citizens.
The USDA just released a report that stated Honolulu is the second most expensive place to raise a child. The only real surprise here is the fact that Honolulu wasn’t ranked the MOST expensive place to raise a child.
Have you ever eaten out of the back of a shrimp truck in Hawaii? No! Wow, you have been missing out! Living on the North Shore of Oahu within a few miles of some shrimp aquaculture farms, the shrimp are big and plentiful.
Rarely do you here the word overrated used when speaking about Hawaii. That being said, here are the 5 most overrated things about Hawaii as described by someone who has lived there all his life.