“Aloha. This is the final boarding call for Flight 51 with non-stop service from JFK to Honolulu.” I stopped walking towards the terminal. My pulse quickened. There was a tug at my heart to return to the familiar. This is … Continue reading
A lot can change in a year. Certainly, that has been the case for me. A year ago today, I moved to Hawai’i, unsure of how my life would unfold, but trusting that God was guiding me towards my highest … Continue reading
Yesterday, I turned thirty-five. I felt blessed to have shared a special dinner celebration with my ohana here in Hawai’i. My sudden return trip to New York, however, has left me with an aching to be close to my family. … Continue reading
Different plants are best suited for different environments. While many plants have adaptations for surviving harsh conditions, prolonged exposure to less than ideal growing conditions can result in stunted growth or worse, plant death. For example, a mango seed can … Continue reading
I volunteered this morning with the Hawaii Nature Center. We removed small mangroves from an area in the Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge Honouliuli Unit in Ewa.
I love venturing out to the North Shore. Today, I met with a farmer and he graciously showed me around the farm and spoke with me about permaculture and the different variety of crops he grew. The farm had a … Continue reading