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July 2010 Blog Posts (9)

A Shark Encounter

The little island of Oahu I live on is surrounded on all sides by miles and miles of ocean. Visiting the beach is one of our favorite activities. Boating, kayaking,

snorkeling, swimming and boogie boarding keep us cool and happy.

I love the ocean, but once in a while I worry about what may be lurking beneath the tranquil turquoise expanse.



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Added by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on July 30, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Extreme Sports of Hawaii

In Hawaii, it is pretty much summer all year. No wonder it is the destination most people think of for extreme sports.

If you are one of those that feels your life needs a little more excitement, there are several extreme sports to choose from in Hawaii.

Oahu offers many activities to get your… Continue

Added by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on July 23, 2010 at 11:55am — No Comments

Honeymoon Getaways in Hawaii

I like people watching. Since I live in Hawaii, I see tourists from all

over the world. There are some celebrating their anniversaries,

birthday or family reunions. The ones I enjoy watching the most are

those on their honeymoons.

They actually can be from all age groups - some of them are in their

20s, 30s, 40s all the way up to 80s and 90s (yes, believe it!). Since I

live close to the Polynesian… Continue

Added by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on July 23, 2010 at 11:53am — No Comments

So You Want to Get Married in Hawaii

Since I just finished a hub about having a honeymoon in Hawaii, I thought I would make sure that you will be ready just in case you decide to have your wedding here.

There are a few necessary things that must be taken care of before getting married in the aloha state.…







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Added by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on July 23, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Kayaking in Hawaii

Recently our family went to a sand bar in Kaneohe Bay about a half hour from our home. It was a beautiful sunny day with trade winds blowing.

The children were so excited as we boarded the double hull boat with an outboard motor.

I had heard about the sand bar, but it was my first time actually going there.

When the tide is low,

you can see the sand, but when… Continue

Added by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on July 21, 2010 at 8:41am — No Comments

Two Scoops Rice Hawaii Plate Lunch

Hungry for Plate…

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Added by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on July 14, 2010 at 10:25pm — No Comments

A Streak of Bad Luck

Have you ever suffered from bad luck? Our family seemed to have a streak of bad luck not long ago (or was it just coincidence?).…

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Added by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on July 14, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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Added by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on July 14, 2010 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

The Reign of Rice in Hawaii

http://hubpages.com/hub/The-Reign-of-Rice-in-Hawaii



One of the most important staples in Hawaii is rice. Due to the diversity of cultures that have made Hawaii their home, rice continues to be included in home cooking, picnics, and restaurants. But, at one time there were rice fields all over the islands, and rice was exported to the mainland USA. Today, no traces remain of the once richly farmed rice…
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Added by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on July 4, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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