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Posted on April 26th, 2021 by paularath

My long time readers may remember that buying local has always been a high priority for me. My “Wear Aloha” initiative, introduced at Washington Place in 2011, asked people to wear at least one thing that is made in Hawaii every time they step out of their home. It could be an entire outfit, a
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Posted on April 12th, 2021 by paularath

Today is National Pet Day, so I thought I would share with you a bit about living with our cat, Heidi. We adopted Heidi at the Hawaiian Humane Society last July. She was about five weeks old at the time. The urge to once again own a cat came, predictably, in the midst of COVID-19
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Posted on August 3rd, 2020 by paularath

Jerry and I love our cats. We have had one or two or three cats throughout our entire life together. But when Scrimshaw (better known as Scrimmy) passed away two years ago at the age of 21, we decided we would not adopt another cat. We were traveling so much and it wasn’t always easy
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Posted on May 19th, 2020 by paularath

During the past couple of weeks I have been enjoying interviewing prospective scholarship candidates for our Palama Settlement student scholarships. (Sadly, we’re on Zoom this year.) It’s always one of my favorite times of year, as I get to catch up with students we have been helping the past year, as well as meeting new
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Posted on May 9th, 2020 by paularath

OK. I admit it. Since the coronavirus quarantine, I have watched way too much TV. (And that includes quite a few movies on our TV screen.) But I will defend my habit by saying that I do quite a bit of homework about a show, series or movie before I invest my time in it.
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