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Monday, August 25, 2008, 04:46 PM ( 104 views )  - Posted by Administrator
The Samoan head of state is in Honolulu, and is to be honored with a traditional royal Kava ceremony. The Samoan chief of protocol at UH contacted Prof. Skip for an appropriate plant, and I helped out since I'm on the Kava Development Council (don't ask).

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Saturday, March 15, 2008, 03:52 PM ( 84 views )
Volunteer work cleaning a taro patch for the paddling club. We went to a farm in Waiahole Valley on the windward side of oahu and leveled a loi and planted some taro. We then did tug-of-war and taro patch rugby. Fun times!





Tuesday, February 19, 2008, 12:15 AM ( 78 views )
Photos from the Manoa Caucus. Chaos reigned at the Democratic parties Manoa Caucus. Turnout was about twice what they expected and five to ten times average. Eventually they ran out of both ballots and patience. Eventually they gave up on trying to vote in an organized manner. They stopped checking ID, voter status and party membership and just had everyone write their vote on a scrap of paper and put it into a paper bag. We were on the honor system to vote once.

On the plus side, the Obama people were handing out chips and cookies.

I'm going to hit the Republican caucus in May as well, but unfortunately their race isn't as interesting this year.





Monday, February 11, 2008, 01:56 PM ( 80 views )
Photos from a hike up Diamond Head.





Thursday, November 1, 2007, 10:08 AM ( 80 views )
Photos from Halloween 2007 with the family.





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