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Aloha and Welcome to my Hawaiian Art Site. This is where we can share our love of Hawaii, the beauty, the spirit, the people, the music. Please contribute pictures of Hawaii or videos that you like. Send me a message with a link and I will post it.

Feel free to browse through my photography and artwork. If you would like to purchase any, contact me at rkongaika@gmail.com. Enjoy!!

 

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Emmy Eats Hawaii - tasting Hawaiian snacks & sweets

Join me as I taste Hawaiian treats, including macadamia nuts, Luau Punch, and Li Hing Mui on this episode of Emmy Eats Hawaii on Emmymade in Japan. Big thank...
Jun 29
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How to Make a Hawaiian Plumeria or other Flower Lei

Sharing AlohaLei giving is part of living in Hawaii. Leis represent the aloha spirit. They are given for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, birthdays, graduation, weddings, anniversaries, for special guests at meetings on Sunday, and of course, when tourists arrive or family comes to visit.In our yard we had a white plumeria tree and also a pink plumeria tree. I would send my granddaughter out to pick the flowers on the lower branches, or she would use a broom to knock the blossoms off the higher…See More
Jun 29
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How to Treat Box Jellyfish Stings

Who doesn't love a visit to the beach on a gorgeous day in Hawaii? I know I do! Grab the sunscreen, a towel and make your way down to Hukilau or Pounders beach for a fun time in the sun. Great time, right? What could ruin this perfect time? An influx of box jellyfish could do it. Don't be fooled when you are venturing into the wild, including the ocean, you must be aware of what aquatic creatures you may encounter. Educate your children so they know what to do. These creatures are willing and…See More
Jun 10
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Hawaiian Party Costumes and Makeup Ideas

You may be having a party and have chosen a Hawaiian theme. Or, you might have decided to go trick or treating as a Polynesian maiden.Don't worry men, we did not forget you! You can go as a Haka Warrior Hunk! Children also love to dress up in hula skirts and leis. And, don't forget your dog!Whatever the reason is, here are some costume and makeup ideas you might want to consider. For sure it will put you in a festive mood. You will feel like you are already in Paradise.…See More
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How to Make a Hawaiian Plumeria or other Flower Lei

Sharing Aloha

Lei giving is part of living in Hawaii. Leis represent the aloha spirit. They are given for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, birthdays, graduation, weddings, anniversaries, for special guests at meetings on…

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Posted by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on June 29, 2014 at 6:50pm

How to Treat Box Jellyfish Stings

Who doesn't love a visit to the beach on a gorgeous day in Hawaii? I know I do! Grab the sunscreen, a towel and make your way down to Hukilau or Pounders beach for a fun time in the sun. Great time, right? What could ruin this perfect time? An…

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Posted by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on June 10, 2014 at 6:31pm

Hawaiian Party Costumes and Makeup Ideas

You may be having a party and have chosen a Hawaiian theme. Or, you might have decided to go trick or treating as a Polynesian…

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Posted by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on June 9, 2014 at 5:54pm

How to Make a Hawaiian Plumeria or other Flower Lei

Sharing Aloha

Lei giving is part of living in Hawaii. Leis represent the aloha spirit. They are given for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, birthdays, graduation, weddings, anniversaries, for special guests at meetings on…

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Posted by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on May 21, 2014 at 5:38pm

Changing Climates in Retirement

Bees buzzed around basil blossoms and passionfruit tendrils. Our little raised bed garden boasted chives, cherry tomatoes, lettuce and green peppers amidst rosemary and thyme. Then we retired and moved to the desert in the valley of the Rocky…

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Posted by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on May 20, 2014 at 8:03pm

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Tours.Oahu.com

Tours.Oahu.com is your online destination for all your Hawaiian tours with a particular emphasis on Oahu Tours and Honolulu Tours. Book tours…Continue

Tags: Hawaii, Restaurants, Activities, Hotels, Oahu

Started by Sarahcharles Aug 27, 2012.

Soul Drinks

Tropical SoulThe Summer of Soul Premium Cachaca is going to make you feel like you are in a tropical paradise and there is no better drink in paradise than a Tropical Soul.  The Tropical Soul…Continue

Tags: USA, brands, Caipirinha, Cachaca

Started by marcus aurelius Jul 12, 2012.

Favorite Beach on Oahu?

So, we all like to go to the beach, right? My favorite beach is down from Hukilau Beach at Alligator Pond. It is great for the kids with little pools for them to swim in. When my grandchildren come,…Continue

Tags: hawaii, oahu, beach

Started by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) Apr 2, 2012.

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This is a place to discuss anything Hawaiian - art, sports, photography, movies, music, or anything that makes you think about Hawaii. Please add your two cents worth here. Mahalo nui loa (thank you…Continue

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