Reminder – Contest Deadline is Near

This is from Go Visit Hawaii Site: At the end of September, I announced a new reader reward contest. The prizes include an awesome Hawaiian music CD by Iz, handmade pineapple scented candle, wooden surfboard book mark, dashboard swaying hula dancer, Hawaiian pictorial 2008 calendar, book for Hawaii visitors, Hawaiian shirt sticky note pad, and […]

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The Whales Are Back!

They’re back! The onset of Maui’s whale season has whale enthusiasts brimming with excitement as new sightings appear on the horizon. The first humpback whale sightings of the season were reported in the four-island region of Maui County. Several vessels reported sighting whales around Lana‘i and between Lana‘i and Lahaina during the second week of […]

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Starbucks Giftcard Winner

And the winner is…. Joyful Notes … Congratulations! E-mail me when you see this announcement. Otherwise, I’d e-mail you over the weekend. Thank you to everyone who participated. Your visit and comments were appreciated 🙂

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Starbucks Hawaiian Gift Card – Fall Giveaway

Aloha readers visiting from Fall Y’All Bloggy Giveaways! As you already know, I am giving away a $10 Starbucks gift card. But not just an ordinary card… it’s the vintage Hawaiian kind – a collector’s item. So after you’ve already used the card and drank your coffee, if you’re an Ebay person, you can actually […]

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Hula Halloween – ALOHAlloween

Last Friday night we went to my kids’ school’s Halloween Family Fun Night. After the costume parade an d trick or treating in the campus, we were treated with a fun Hula/Tahitian Dance. After they danced, they invited the audience to join them and that’s when the kids started doing their own version of the […]

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Hammerhead Shark on Maui Shore, Found Dead

Remember this post? Yesterday, here’s what I read on the news: Hammerhead Hark on Maui Shore, Found Dead OWEN HOWSON / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-BULLETIN A 6- to 8-foot-long hammerhead shark, seen here Monday at Kamaole Beach, had been spotted at South Maui beaches. It was found dead Thursday morning, entangled in abandoned fishing nets. […]

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