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September 2015

September 2015

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Come play in the sandbox

Come play in the sandbox

  “Riders ready. Watch the gate.” The gate slams down and the race begins. Big jumps, deep turns and steep backsides await racers of all ages daring enough to take their bikes through the Sand Island BMX racecourse. BMX or bicycle motocross began in the early 1970s in Southern California […]

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Summer movies

Summer movies

Tomorrowland PG/May 22 Frank, a former boy genius, and Casey, a bright teen with scientific curiosity, embark on a dangerous mission to unearth the secrets of a mysterious place somewhere in time and space known only as “Tomorrowland.” What they must do changes the world. George Clooney, Britt Robertson.   […]

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The staff of Ka ‘Ohana recommends their favorite books for summer reading

The staff of Ka ‘Ohana recommends their favorite books for summer reading

Francine River’s “A Lineage of Grace” brings to life the stories of Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba and Mary. She takes us along on the journeys of these five strong women and immerses us in their individual tales. We experience the struggle and despair these women had to face as they […]

Reconnecting the community with the land

Reconnecting the community with the land

As the steady Saturday rain fell, a circle of some 30 volunteers held hands and listened to the oli (Hawaiian chant). The oli explained the purpose of Papahana Kuaola, a 69-acre parcel of land in the Waipao Valley, nestled up against the Ko’olau Mountains. According to co-director Kihei Nahale-a, there […]

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Kailua Farmers’ Market: a treasure trove of food & fresh produce

Kailua Farmers’ Market: a treasure trove of food & fresh produce

Every Thursday evening from 5 to 7:30 p.m., hundreds of people flock to the Kailua Farmers’ Market – a treasure trove of food and fresh produce available to tourists and locals alike. The 48 vendors have everything from different varieties of local plants and produce to homemade nut candies. The […]

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Want to go for a hike?  Check out these popular trails!

Want to go for a hike? Check out these popular trails!

Diamond Head Length: 1.6 miles With stunning views of the coast and a rich military history, the Diamond Head hiking trail is one of the most historic and popular landmarks on the island. The Diamond Head Monument encompasses 475 acres, including the interior and exterior slopes of the crater. The […]

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