Jemmie's Hawai`i

Monday, October 25, 2004

Hawai`i (Well, Mililani Town) Weather Right Now

70 degrees F Wet, but not currently raining Cloudy No wind from what I can tell Sunrise was at 6:32am. Sunset will be at 6:00pm. The high for today is predicted to be 82 degrees, and the low is predicted to be 65. Record high for October 25 was 90 degrees F in 1993. The record low for this date was... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, September 28, 2004

West Nile Found On Maui Again!

Should you be heading to Hawai`i--especially the island of Maui--bring lots of mosquito repellant! Reports indicate that the West Nile virus has been found in a bird on Maui. This news kinda sucks since I was basically eaten alive by mosquitos when I was on Maui. I got so many huge red, itchy lumps,... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, September 7, 2004

How Incredibly Interesting!

In Hawaii children often learn in school about the gods and demigods of the islands. Imagine my surprise when I opened my Llewellyn' Witches' Datebook for 2004 to insert an appointment and found the following: Maui's Tale The people still recite the tribal lays: How Maui set the sky and snared the... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, August 17, 2004

The Logic Of The "Powers That Be" In Hawai`i

Okay. In Hawai`i we have highways/freeways. The major ones on O`ahu are H-1, H-2, and H-3. All three are Interstate freeways. Do any of you see anything wrong with this picture? Hawai`i's "interstates" don't go to the various islands much less to other states!!! Also, in the contiguous 48, the... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, July 8, 2004

Aloha Spirit

In Hawaii we have what is commonly called the aloha spirit. Basically it is simple consideration for others and following the Golden Rule. For example, when driving and attempting a lane change, it is nice to wave a thank you to the person who let you merge in front of them. Yesterday, however, as I... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, June 19, 2004

An Awesome Site on the State if Hawaii!

This site gives tons of information--even stuff I never knew--of the state of Hawaii! Check it out! Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, June 9, 2004

Excellent Article Mixing Hawaiian Legend With Scientific Fact

I stumbled upon this article about the Hawaiian goddess Pele and the formation of the Hawaiian islands. It is both fun to read and very informative. Check it out! Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, June 1, 2004

Some Local Words/Phrases And Their Common Meanings

I use the term "local" in my title because not all the words/phrases I list here will be Hawaiian. Also, I give common meanings, not literal meanings--though in some cases I may mention the literal meaning as well. Mahalo -- thank you (though you'd be amazed at how many tourists think it means... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, May 24, 2004

Portuguese Jokes Run Wild In Hawai`i

Portuguese jokes are like blonde jokes or Polish jokes--only they are the joke of choice in Hawai`i. I got the following one in my email this morning. One Japanese guy, Hawaiian guy and Portuguese guy were all talking about their teenage daughters. The Japanese guy says "I was cleaning my daughter's... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, May 18, 2004

People Who Live In Hawaii, And The Mainlanders Who Don't Know Any Better

The following is someting I wrote up a while back (before I started JEM's Hawaii, I think). I thought I'd repost it here. Hawaii It is no secret that I live in Hawaii. In fact, people like Chris2303 are sick of my saying so. However, the recent dialogue between myself and Gentle-Willow has made me... Sign in to see full entry.

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